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European recognition of PEP association as a permanent member of the Environmental Footprint (EF) sub-group


We are extremely proud to announce the decision taken by the European Commission to select the P.E.P. as a permanent member representing the Electrical and Electronics sector for the Environmental Footprint (EF) sub-group of the Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) expert committee. This group is in charge of discussing and reporting to EU Member States and other stakeholders on Environmental Footprint (EF) issues, and making recommendations to the European Commission in reference to current and future European policies, particularly in the context of the Circular Economy Action Plan.

In particular, thanks to this appointment, the P.E.P association. is the bridgehead of the Electrical and Electronic Cluster (E & E) throughout the so-called transition phase (2018-2021). The E & E Cluster is the partner of the 4 pilots of the sector (Batteries, Uninterruptible Power Supply, IT Storage, Photovoltaic) which participated in the pilot phase of the project (2014-2018) and of the european association Orgalim.

P.E.P. Association takes responsibility for the overall coordination of the E & E Cluster as well as the representation of the technical subjects at the European Commission (through the Technical Advisory Board and the SCP expert group). On the side of the P.E.P. Association, Orgalim will represent the opinions of members of the E & E Cluster on issues with political application.

The Commission has also made available a register of PEF studies enabling manufacturers to experiment the use of the various technical reference documents (PEFCRs) published: webgate.ec.europa.eu/fpfis/wikis/display/EUENVFP/Repository+of+PEF+and+OEF+studies

P.E.P. Association invites you to send a constructive returns on your experiences from now on, to make it possible to value your work and feedback to the Cluster E & E and the European Commission.

P.E.P. Association confirms its leadership at the highest level and its pioneering nature in lifecycle analysis expertise for industrial companies in the broader Electric and Electronics sector.

Without questioning the statements in the format supported by the PEP ecopassport® program, the P.E.P’s goal. is to pursue and strengthen the recognition of its verification and declaration scheme with the European institutions in order to ensure the continuity of the work of its members in a European technical and political context.