As it stands, CBAM lacks the necessary provisions to effectively prevent carbon leakage in downstream products. Paolo Falcioni, APPLiA Director-General discussed the implications of CBAM, as currently proposed, as part of a roundtable discussion on CBAM at Politico Live’s Competitive Europe Summit. 

On June 7, the European Parliament will cast its final vote on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) proposal. This will mark the last opportunity for the Parliament and the Council of the EU to fine tune the Mechanism and ensure its ultimate objectives can be fulfilled. 

What impact will the EU’s proposed Data Act have on the EU sustainability goals? And how will the home appliance industry be affected? Paolo Falcioni, APPLiA Director General shared the challenges and opportunities of the Act at the Dr2 Consultants’ Breakfast Webinar Series. 

How is the home appliance sector coping with the impending shortage of semiconductors supplies? What is key to a successful EU chips strategy? Alvaro Vilas, APPLiA’s Junior Digital and Competitiveness Policy Officer, discusses in the fourteenth episode of APPLiA’s digital interviews.

What are the main trends and challenges in the development of the WEEE market, towards driving a circular economy? Paolo Falcioni, APPLiA Director General, was invited to share the industry’s perspective on the role of WEEE in achieving a circular economy, on the occasion of the 16th edition of the WEEE Conference, hosted by our sister organisation APPLiA Poland.

In light of the recent publication of the European Commission’s Sustainable Products Initiative (SPI), APPLiA’s Director General, Paolo Falcioni, was invited to participate at the Politico Europe live event on what it means in practice to make sustainable products the norm in  Europe and its interplay with the role of the industry in advancing circular appliances.