What impact could the current semiconductor shortage have on Europe’s efforts to achieve both a digital and green transition? Alvaro Vilas, APPLiA Digital and Competitiveness Officer discussed the possible solutions to the crisis at the European Forum for Manufacturing webinar.

What added value does a harmonious relationship between European  Standardisation Organisations (ESOs) and European Institutions bring to Europe?

As it currently stands, can the EU Data Act actually work? And how will it affect the way data is utilised in Europe?  Paolo Falcioni, APPLiA Director General shared the reality of the current proposal at the thematic EPP Group stakeholders meeting.

As it stands, CBAM lacks the necessary provisions to effectively prevent carbon leakage in downstream products. Paolo Falcioni, APPLiA Director-General discussed the implications of CBAM, as currently proposed, as part of a roundtable discussion on CBAM at Politico Live’s Competitive Europe Summit. 

On June 7, the European Parliament will cast its final vote on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) proposal. This will mark the last opportunity for the Parliament and the Council of the EU to fine tune the Mechanism and ensure its ultimate objectives can be fulfilled. 

What impact will the EU’s proposed Data Act have on the EU sustainability goals? And how will the home appliance industry be affected? Paolo Falcioni, APPLiA Director General shared the challenges and opportunities of the Act at the Dr2 Consultants’ Breakfast Webinar Series.