July 2022

9 European associations call for more fairness in PEF

Brussels, July 2022 - Nine European associations representing key sectors of the Bioeconomy join forces to shed light on the shortcomings of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) methodology and call for further work to better recognise the unique merits of bio-based products in the collective endeavor to mitigate climate change, remove carbon from the atmosphere and transition towards a carbon-neutral economy.
The signatory organisations are APAG (European Oleochemicals and Allied Products Group), BioChem Europe, European bioplastics, CEFS (European Association of Sugar Manufacturers), EuropaBio (European Association for Bioindustries), FEDIOL (EU Vegetable Oil and Protein Meal Industry Association), HARRPA (Hydrocarbon Resins, Rosin Resins & Pine Chemicals Producers Association), Plastics Europe and Starch Europe.
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1 August 2022