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

Summer meeting of the Pb REACH Consortium General Assembly

The next meeting of the Pb REACH Consortium General Assembly will take place on 22 June 2022. COVID restrictions permitting, the meeting will take place in Belgium with an option to join via webinar. The venue and meeting times will be confirmed closer to the date, along with the meeting full agenda. GA Representatives should please contact the Secretariat if they plan to attend, specifying whether they expect to join in person or via webinar.

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 and Restriction, and the ongoing REACH-related advocacy and communications campaign activities funded via member companies’ voluntary contributions.