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Keeping Europe green

28 Feb 2023
All Committees

On Tuesday, 28 February AmCham EU hosted a discussion on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and the need for a committed US industry in Europe to help keep both sides of the Atlantic clean for future generations. Among the speakers was Gerassimos Thomas, Director-General, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD), European Commission who spoke over a seated luncheon. With the transition period for CBAM beginning in October 2023 it’s important that businesses have a clear environmental plan going forward. Read how Europe can go green while retaining global competitiveness. 

During the panel discussion members heard from Sabine Frank, Executive Director, Carbon Market Watch; Hélène Lavray, Government Affairs Leader EU-Energy and Climate, Dow; Per Stånge, Policy Adviser, Working Group Economy and Environment (ENVI), EPP. The panel was moderated by Tim Figures, Associate Director EU and Global Trade and Investment, Boston Consulting Group.