The study will be carried out by a consortium that spans a broad spectrum of expertise including product policy, assessment of public policy, technological know-how and environmental engineering, economic and environmental assessment, and worldwide contacts, thus guaranteeing a proper scientific performance of the foreseen tasks.
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The consortium for this study consists of the following partners:
Oeko-Institut (project leader) is a leading European research and consultancy institute working for a sustainable future. Founded in 1977, the institute develops principles and strategies for realising the vision of sustainable development globally, nationally and locally. Based on value-oriented research, the institute provides consultancy for decision-makers in politics, industry and civil society. Our key clients are ministries and federal agencies, industrial enterprises and the European Union. Our Sustainable Products & Material Flows Division concentrates on sustainable consumption and production, chemicals management and technology assessment. In the various policy arenas, we work together with a broad array of stakeholders to shape the practical implementation of European framework directives (such as REACH, RoHS, WEEE and Ecodesign) and to refine and align the many (sustainability) labels.
BIO by Deloitte (formerly BIO Intelligence Service, BIO) is one of Europe’s leading consulting and research firms specialising in environmental studies from socioeconomic and engineering perspectives. As a pioneer in ecodesign and life-cycle assessment, BIO offers a range of services to decision makers in private and public sectors to aid effective policy making. In particular, BIO has extensive expertise in product policy and in the Ecodesign Directive, through its numerous projects conducted for various clients, such as DG ENTR, DG ENER, DG ENV and DG JRC.
BIO became a member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu on 26 June 2013, and BIO functions as a centre of excellence and innovation in the field of sustainability within the broader Deloitte network.
ERA Technology is as an independent engineering consultancy, founded in 1925, employing about 120 people and is part of the EDIF group. We deliver industry-leading technology solutions to government departments and global companies across various industry sectors. The Environmental and Regulatory Compliance department consists of consultants that have provided technical expertise to the Commission, Member States and industry on all aspects of equipment-related environmental legislation, especially substance related legislation such as RoHS and REACH and the Ecodesign Directive for many years.
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