European Commission – Press Release – #EUGreenDeal #GreenConsumptionPledge #EuropeanClimatePact
25 January 2021
The European Commission is launching its new Green Consumption Pledge, the first initiative delivered under the New Consumer Agenda. The Green Consumption Pledge is part of the European Climate Pact which is an EU-wide initiatives inviting people, communities and organisations to participate in climate action and build a greener Europe.
The initiative promotes the contribution of companies to a sustainable economic recovery and to building consumers confidence in sustainable products and the environmental performance of companies.
The latter are assessed on the basis of five indicators that focus on carbon footprint of the company and its products, its commitment to promoting sustainable practices. Data on progress will be made public.
This initial pilot phase of the Green Consumption Pledge will be completed by January 2022, and eligible companies interested in joining the project can do it before the end of March 2021.
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