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News from 2016

Below is a list of the latest news published in 2016. The latest three stories appear in the Cefic newsroom page.

  1. Cefic LRI launches new chemical safety prediction software

    03 May 2016

    Brussels, May 3, 2016 – Cefic is pleased to announce the launch of AMBIT a new open software tool designed to support companies by facilitating high quality chemical safety prediction.

  2. EU chemical industry spells out proposals for enhancing EU policy

    29 April 2016

    Brussels, 29 April 2016 – Cefic today launched new three proposals highlighting how the European Commission’s Better Regulation Agenda can better support growth and innovation in Europe.

  3. TTIP: A strong foundation for regulatory cooperation on chemicals

    25 April 2016

    Brussels, 25 April 2016 - In light of the current 13th round of TTIP negotiations being launched today in New York, Cefic is raising awareness of our vision for a better, more streamlined transatlantic partnership for regulatory cooperation on chemicals under TTIP.

  4. New report shows rising challenges for competitiveness of EU chemicals

    19 April 2016

    Brussels, 19 April 2016 - A new report shows that despite growing global demand for chemicals and better environmental and energy efficiency performance of the European chemical industry, the competitive pressures on the sector continue to rise.

  5. Parliament adopts EU Trade Secrets Directive: Cefic welcomes industry protection measures

    14 April 2016

    Brussels, 14th April 2016 – The European Parliament today adopted an important Commission proposal for the Trade Secrets Directive on the protection of undisclosed information and business information – so called “trade secrets” - against unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure.

  6. Jury announced for EU 12th Responsible Care awards: Apply now!

    24 March 2016

    Brussels, March 24th 2016 Cefic, the European chemical industry council, is pleased to announce the line-up for this year’s jury, who will select a winner for the 12th edition of the European Responsible Care Awards.

  7. Let’s not waste the chance: Cefic calls for ambitious Waste Framework Directive

    23 March 2016

    Brussels, March 23rd 2016 - A new Cefic position paper points to missed opportunities in the proposed reform of the Waste Directive to enhance implementation of the Circular Economy and benefit business and the environment.

  8. Using mixtures safely: Cefic and VCI collaborate on chemical safety guide

    21 March 2016

    Brussels, March 21st 2016 Cefic and its German counterpart, VCI, are pleased to announce the launch of a practical guide on safe use of chemical mixtures under REACH, the European regulation through which chemical manufacturers strive towards protecting human health and the environment.

  9. Reforming the EU ETS: Let’s go for a competitive and innovative Europe

    16 March 2016

    Brussels, March 16th 2016 The EU is currently working on reforms to its Emissions Trading System (ETS) for 2021-30. A clear vision is essential to reach Europe’s ambitious climate goals while supporting competition and innovation.

  10. Call for entries: Cefic Responsible Care awards 2016

    09 March 2016

    Brussels, March 9th 2016 Cefic’s annual call for entries for chemical companies engaged in outstanding projects in the area of Responsible Care is now open.

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