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Environment

The Environment Committee strives to promote a coherent, science-based and balanced approach to sustainable growth. It supports better regulation and facilitation of the transatlantic dialogue on environmental issues. The committee identifies, monitors, evaluates and influences European environmental policies as well as develops and strengthens communication with top-level decision-makers, often in cooperation with other business groups.

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Committee priorities:

Environment

 

EU Plastics Strategy: Contributing to the Circular Economy
Current issues
  • Consistency of chemical legislation, including REACH, in the EU and at the international level
  • RoHS implementation and review
  • Resource efficiency, waste and circular economy
  • Conflict minerals
  • Better regulation in environmental policy
Sectors represented
  • Chemicals industry
  • Cross-sectoral corporate businesses
  • Oil industry
  • Food and consumer products
  • Waste management
  • Specialised consultancies and law firms

Working documents

11 May 2020
Cross-Industry Initiative for better regulation in chemicals management (CII) - Infographic on Recommendations for RMOAs
20 Dec 2019
Exemption Request Form RoHS 7(c)-I
19 Dec 2019
Exemption Request Form – Exemptions #13(b), 13(b)-(I), 13(b)-(II) & 13(b)-(III)
19 Dec 2019
Exemption Request Form - Exemption #13(a)
19 Dec 2019
Exemption Request Form - Exemption #7(c)-II
29 May 2017
AmCham EU’s presentation to the Council on the future of chemical policy in the EU
10 Dec 2015
Presentation on OECD Due Diligence Guidance by Louis Maréchal - Wednesday 9 December 2015