27 August 2021

Clearer energy efficiency information for lamp shoppers as of 1 September

This 1st September, a new energy label will start appearing on lamps sold across the EU. The revised label is a great improvement for consumers, who will get clearer and more helpful information on how energy-efficient lamps are.
14 July 2021

EU climate proposals promise consumers a fossil fuel-free, healthy, and affordable future

Consumers are set to benefit directly from a series of EU measures presented today by the European Commission to fight climate change. The proposals are part of the EU’s ‘Fit for 55 Package,’ the first major milestone in the delivery of the EU’s Green Deal.
23 June 2021

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.

Our objectives

  • 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

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The European Consumer Organisation
Europäischer Verbraucherverband
Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs

Rue d'Arlon, 80 Bte 1 
B - 1040 Bruxelles

Tel: +32 2 743 15 93
E-mail: sustainability@beuc.eu

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Team Leader
Dimitri Vergne
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EU Ecolabel Coordinator
Blanca Morales
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Sustainable Transport Officer
Robin Loos
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Ecodesign Project Coordinator
Silvia Barlassina
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Sustainability Policy Officer
Isabel Lopez-Neira
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Head of Communications
Pauline Constant
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Communications Officer
Laurens Rutten
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Secretary
Carmen Martin