5 December 2023 — News, Press Releases

CEC welcomes the deal on the Ecodesign Regulation

Last night, the European Parliament and the Council reached a provisional agreement on the upcoming Ecodesign for Sustainable Product Regulation launched by the European Commission on 30th March 2022. By establishing a framework for setting ecodesign requirements for the large majority of consumer products, this piece of legislation represents a cornerstone for the achievement of the EU Green Deal ambitions.

The European Footwear Confederation (CEC) welcomes the outcomes of the interinstitutional negotiations as an opportunity to boost the transition of footwear companies towards a more sustainable production, and wishes to underline the following:

  • Consumer products fit for purpose must not be destroyed
  • Ecodesign requirements aligned to product requirements

Read the full press release here!