Consortium News

A new intelligent approach to regulating chemicals

In January 2020, the European Commission's new work programme included a priority under the European Green Deal – its intention to launch a chemicals strategy for sustainability. On 27 May 2020, the European Commission published an adjusted work programme, in which a...

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Socrates and the philosophy of the circular economy

THE EU has published an update on its progress towards becoming a truly circular economy, and it reads a bit like this: a good start, but there’s a long way to go. Climate change and the pressure to achieve lower carbon economies and societies is driving the need to...

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REACH General Assembly meetings

Winter meeting of the Pb REACH Consortium General Assembly

The next meeting of the Pb REACH Consortium General Assembly will take place on 20 June 2023, from 11h to 17h EEST. The GA meeting will take place ahead of the International Lead Conference Pb2023, at the Grand Hyatt Athens, Greece, and will be an in-person only event. GA Representatives should please contact the Secretariat if they plan to attend, specifying any dietary requirements.

General Assembly meetings provide an ideal opportunity for members to find out more about the progress of the Consortium’s extensive workplan, and to discuss regulatory challenges affecting the Consortium and its substances. During the next meeting, Consortium members will receive updates on key topics such as REACH Authorisation, the REACH Review, and the ongoing advocacy and communications campaign activities funded via member companies’ voluntary contributions. A draft agenda will be issued in Q2; any members with specific topics they wish to be included should please contact the Secretariat by end April 2023.