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Two substances added to Prop 65 List
Date: 15/11/2017

Two substances added to Prop 65 List

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has updated the list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.

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RoHS exemptions list updated
Date: 06/11/2017

RoHS exemptions list updated

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/1975 has been published in the European Union amending Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU.

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Revised Proposition 65 List published
Date: 30/10/2017

Revised Proposition 65 List published

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has updated the list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.

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Visit Compliance Map at the upcoming EICC Responsible Electronics 2017 conference
Date: 10/10/2017

Visit Compliance Map at the upcoming EICC Responsible Electronics 2017 conference

Come visit The Compliance Map at the upcoming EICC Responsible Electronics conference Oct. 16-20, 2017

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Consultation opens on new RoHS exemptions
Date: 05/10/2017

Consultation opens on new RoHS exemptions

The Oeko-Institut and Fraunhofer IZM have launched a stakeholder consultation on behalf of the European Commission on three RoHS exemptions requests.

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ECHA advises businesses on impact of Brexit on REACH obligations
Date: 27/09/2017

ECHA advises businesses on impact of Brexit on REACH obligations

ECHA has launched a new section on its website dedicated to providing information on the impact of Brexit. From 30 March 2019 onwards, when the UK formally withdraws from the EU, UK based businesses will no longer be subject to REACH legislation and will instead be subject to UK legislation and EU businesses will be subject to UK rules on the import and use of substances.

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2017 UN Global Compact Progress Report published
Date: 22/09/2017

2017 UN Global Compact Progress Report published

The annual survey of UN Global Compact participants reveals that 75% of companies have actions in place to address the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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UK government launches Green Finance Taskforce
Date: 19/09/2017

UK government launches Green Finance Taskforce

In anticipation of Climate Week, the UK has established a taskforce of senior financial experts to develop proposals to accelerate investment in the low carbon economy and enable UK businesses to benefit. The Green Finance Taskforce will have six months to make its recommendations and will examine a range of interventions including making infrastructure investment more sustainable and scaling-up green mortgages.

 

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Consultation opens on nine proposed substances of very high concern
Date: 11/09/2017

Consultation opens on nine proposed substances of very high concern

ECHA has launched a new consultation for nine proposed substances of very high concern. The deadline for comment is 20 October 2017.

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First ever lawsuit filed on failure to disclose climate risk
Date: 10/08/2017

First ever lawsuit filed on failure to disclose climate risk

Environmental Justice Australia has filed a case against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for failure to report on climate change risks in its 2016 annual report. This lawsuit should set a precedent that would guide disclosure of climate change risks for all companies.

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Candidate List reaches 174 substances
Date: 10/07/2017

Candidate List reaches 174 substances

ECHA has added Perfluorohexane-1-sulfonic acid and its salts (PFHxS) to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern. There are now 174 SVHCs.
 

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Environment Agency publishes list of CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme civil penalties
Date: 28/06/2017

Environment Agency publishes list of CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme civil penalties

13 organisations have received civil penalties for failure to comply with the requirements of the CRC Energy Efficiency scheme. Penalties issued ranged from £250 to £20,000.

 

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ECHA adds 12 new substances to REACH Authorisation List
Date: 19/06/2017

ECHA adds 12 new substances to REACH Authorisation List

12 new substances now need authorisation to be used after the sunset date. The Authorisation List now contains 43 substances.

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BSI publishes world’s first standard for implementing circular economy principles in organisations
Date: 04/06/2017

BSI publishes world’s first standard for implementing circular economy principles in organisations

BSI has published voluntary guidance standard BS 8001 to provide a practical framework for organisations wishing to implement circular economy principles.

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Come visit The Compliance Map at the upcoming IPC & ITI Environmental Compliance Conference
Date: 01/06/2017

Come visit The Compliance Map at the upcoming IPC & ITI Environmental Compliance Conference

The Compliance Map will be sponsoring the upcoming IPC & ITI Conference on Emerging & Critical Environmental Product Requirements on June 5th in San Jose, June 7th in Chicago and June 9th in Boston.

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EU Commission report concludes no changes to the WEEE Directive are appropriate
Date: 08/05/2017

EU Commission report concludes no changes to the WEEE Directive are appropriate

In accordance with the requirements of Directive 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment, the EU Commission has issued a report reviewing its scope, the deadlines for reaching collection targets and the possibility of setting individual collection targets for one or more WEEE categories.

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Date: 04/04/2017

Changes to the Conflict Minerals Rule in the Electronics Industry

Please join us for an upcoming webinar on Conflict Minerals management, April 6th at 9am EST

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EU Conflict Minerals Regulation approved
Date: 17/03/2017

EU Conflict Minerals Regulation approved

MEPs have approved a draft EU conflict minerals regulation aimed at preventing the minerals trade from funding conflict and human rights violations. The law will oblige all importers of tin, tungsten, tantalum, gold to carry out due diligence checks on their suppliers from 1 January 2021.

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Brexit: Report published on key environmental policy actions required
Date: 27/02/2017

Brexit: Report published on key environmental policy actions required

The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has published its report which highlights changes that will be required to environmental law and enforcement once the UK leaves the EU.

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