08 November 2017
06 November 2017
This week, the European Commission will issue a proposal on new CO2 targets for passenger cars. New research shows that ambitious CO2 targets are needed to increase the numbers of electric vehicles on our roads in the 2020s.
07 September 2017
National consumer authorities and the European Commission today sent a letter to Volkswagen to urge them to improve and speed up their recall measures.
Our work areas
Consumers are increasingly willing to buy sustainable products, especially energy-efficient ones, in order to minimise their impact on the environment. All too often though, confusing information and a great variety of industry claims make this difficult. What makes it even more complicated is the lack of enough sustainable products in EU shops and that they are barely identifiable.
- Improve the sustainability of products by reducing their impact on the environment
- Give consumers the possibility to make informed and sustainable choices between different products using independent and verified labels (such as the Ecolabel). Unsustainable products to be taken off the market
- Reduce the carbon footprint of transport in Europe while ensuring consumers benefit from improved information and cost reductions