Agreement on new deforestation law

EU consumption is responsible for around 10% of global deforestation. In the beginning of December, the Council and European Parliament…

Green claims: better methodologies to assess environmental performance of food & textiles products

BRUSSELS, 29 NOVEMBER 2022 – IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes news about the Commission’s decision to postpone the publication of the…

NGOs demand adequate methodologies in upcoming legal proposal on green claims– also for apparel & footwear 

The European Commission’s is working on an upcoming legislative proposal to help justify (‘substantiate’) green claims and prevent greenwashing. However,…

Sustainability labels, ”sustainable or not? That’s the question!” 

In the current food environment, labels are crucial to provide consumers with information to help them make the sustainable choice.…

Sustainability labelling for food: one day to understand all about it

The European Commission is expected to reveal their proposal for a Regulation on Substantiating Green Claims based on the Product…

Organic movement responds to public consultation on Soil Health Law 

Soil health is a cornerstone of organic farming and common organic farming practices improve actively soil quality. Healthy soils are…

New position paper on sustainability labelling & the Planet-score

IFOAM Organics Europe published its new position paper on “Sustainability labelling & the Planet-score”. Political context This position paper comes…

Watch the EU Organic Awards ceremony, tomorrow 23/9, 10:00

Tomorrow, Friday 23 September, there will be the second edition of the EU Organic Day, established by the European Commission…

Public consultation on Soil Health Law is open

The European Commission has opened a public consultation on the Soil Health Law to which everyone can submit feedback until…

New position paper on organic textiles in a context of strong political momentum 

IFOAM Organics Europe published its revised position paper Organic textiles – Protecting the credibility of the organic label. The publication…

The importance of an organic label for textiles

What is the issue with textiles?The organic textile market is rapidly growing and the textile industry may be victim of…
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Nature restoration law is published

On 22 June the European Commission published the proposal of a Nature Restoration Law together with the Sustainable Use of…

Sustainability labelling & the PEF – Closed event in the European Parliament

Green Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) Benoît Biteau, Claude Gruffat and Michèle Rivasi held an invitation-only event in the…

EU strategy for sustainable and circular textiles: Shortcomings and promises

On 30 March, the European Commission published its strategy for sustainable and circular textiles. This strategy is part of the…

Sustainability labelling: Product Environmental Footprint not suitable for agri-food products

Sustainability labelling has to be one of the major food-related political topics of 2022. As the think tank IDDRI outlines…
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