Future of the Ecodesign Directive and the Sustainable Product Initiative

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Future of the Ecodesign Directive and the Sustainable Product Initiative

04/06/2021, 12:00 - 13:30

The debate organized by LightingEurope is aimed at discussing with representatives of the European Commission, the European Parliament, National authorities and representatives of industry and civil society the future of the Directive 2009/125/EC on Ecodesign requirements for energy-related products in the framework of the upcoming legislative proposal on the Sustainable Products Initiative.

Panelists will be invited to share their point of view on

  • the impact of this new legislative framework on the existing ERP product-specific legislation and on the non-ERP current regulatory setting
  • how to structure the process in a way that ensures a wide stakeholder involvement from the onset
  • the setting up of the Digital Product Passport: how to consider the specificities of the ERP and non-ERP products and their current obligations as well as lessons learnt from other existing databases such as EPREL and SCIP.


Please mark the day in your agendas, more information is coming soon.

Background information: The New Circular Economy Action Plan published in March 2020 announced that a Legislative proposal for a sustainable product policy initiative will be presented in 2021 in order to establish sustainability principles that aim to improve, amongst several aspects, the durability, reusability, upgradability and reparability of products as well as to address the presence of hazardous chemicals and increasing recycled content in products to name a few.


12:00 - 13:30