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EU and China step up their cooperation on environment, water and circular economy

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1.4.2019 – From 1 to 3 April 2019, an EU delegation headed by EU Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella is visiting China to continue and deepen EU – China environmental bilateral relations. He will co-chair the 7th environmental dialogue and will initiate two new high-level dialogues on Water and Circular [...]

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Commission enhance business transparency on social and environmental matters


26.6.2017  – Commission takes further steps to enhance business transparency on social and environmental matters The Commission has today adopted guidelines on the disclosure of environmental and social information. These guidelines will help companies to disclose relevant non-financial information in a consistent and more comparable manner. The aim is to boost corporate transparency and performance, [...]

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Better and fairer access to the national courts on environmental cases

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28.4.2017 – The European Commission adopted a guidance document on access to justice in environmental matters which clarifies how individuals and associations can challenge decisions, acts and omissions by public authorities related to EU environmental law before national courts. The Juncker Commission has taken a step forward with the publication of these guidelines, providing the [...]

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