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25.06.2019
Sustainable finance: On 18 June 2019, the Technical Expert Group (TEG) published its Technical report on EU taxonomy. The report sets out the basis for a future EU taxonomy in legislation.
On 10 July 2019, the VDMA is organising an information day on corporate social responsibility. The focus will be on the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights (NAP), the expectations that go along with it on the part of the Federal Government as well as possible implementation approaches for companies to the NAP.
21.06.2019
The population assesses environmental and climate protection by relevant actors (industry, federal government, municipalities) as insufficient.
18.06.2019
The EU Commission has published guidelines for reporting on climate-related information, which in practice consist of a new addition to the existing non-financial reporting guidelines, which continue to apply.
Retailers in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain are experiencing growing consumer demand for sustainably sourced products. Many work in partnership with their suppliers, both within and outside the European Union, to implement environmental and social standards in their companies. This was the result of an ITC business survey in five EU countries.
Expectations of the Federal Government and possibilities for implementation
The Energy Efficiency Networks Initiative honoured the participants in three particularly innovative energy efficiency networks. Among the winners was also the "VDMA Energy Efficiency Network Voith Turbo" (sponsor: VDMA). The other two award winners are the "SIHK Network for Energy and Resource Efficiency (REGINEE Südwestfalen)" (winner: SIHK Hagen/ VEA) and the "Klimapakt Münchner Wirtschaft" (winner: City of Munich).
15.04.2019
In its new main report "Our Common Digital Future", the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) calls for digital change to be shaped in such a way that it serves as a lever and support for sustainability.
01.04.2019
Energy efficiency is an important prerequisite for the success of the energy transition and the achievement of climate targets. With the regional VDMA network Ostwestfalen-Lippe, VDMA has now founded its 10th Energy Efficiency Network.
29.03.2019
The survey forms the basis for further political decisions from 2020 (regulation and, if so, with what concrete requirements). VDMA will provide detailed information on the NAP on 10 July.
The application phase for the German Innovation Award for Climate and Environment (IKU) started on 27 March. Until 28 June 2019, German companies and research institutions with outstanding innovations in the field of climate and environmental protection can apply for the award, which has already been announced for the seventh time.
As part of its Sustainable Finance Action Plan, the Commission has launched a consultation with the aim of establishing new guidelines for companies' reporting on climate-related information.
06.03.2019
The Marktstammdatenregisterverordnung (MaStRV) specifies the reporting obligations of all market players as well as the network operator audits. The significant sanctions for infringements of the Regulation are particularly explosive.
21.02.2019
Companies that successfully meet the ecological and social challenges of the future can now apply for the 12th German Sustainability Award.
15.02.2019
In two new position papers, the VDMA outlines the opportunities, challenges and necessary legal framework conditions of the circular-flow economy.
07.02.2019
Environmental pollution, population growth, climate change, availability of raw materials - the careful and efficient use of resources is more important than ever. Products that are characterized by high material and energy efficiency over their entire life cycle are just as much a solution as services that help to conserve resources.
04.02.2019
The promotional programme "Waste heat utilisation in commercial enterprises" is successful. The approximately 1,300 initiated projects will save 1.4 million tons of CO2 annually from 2020 onwards. This significantly exceeds the target of 1 million tonnes of CO2 per year.
29.01.2019
The four Regional Network Agencies Sustainability Strategies (RENN) in cooperation with the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) are again awarding 40 projects with the quality seal "Project Sustainability" (formerly Werkstatt-N) this year.
21.01.2019
The objectives of these events are diveded in two topics: - on 13 February: Business & Policy and -on 14 February: Key policy requirements needed to promote the widespread adoption of circular economy
THERMPROCESS is the world's most important trade fair and covers all topics related to industrial thermoprocessing systems.
From 1 January 2019, so-called "packaging subject to system participation" must be registered with the LUCID packaging register, otherwise there is a risk of hefty fines.
21.12.2018
The prospects for sustainable development in Germany are "bright to cloudy". As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on the occasion of the publication of the Indicator Report 2018 on the German Sustainability Strategy, the achievement of some of the targets has not yet been ensured.
14.12.2018
German government launches campaign to announce UN sustainability goals.
The VDMA member company and partner of the sustainability initiative Blue Competence Herrmann Ultraschall GmbH & Co. KG inaugurated its new ultrasound campus at the end of November 2018.
05.12.2018
Approximately 7,100 companies are currently being contacted by the Federal Government and informed about the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights (NAP), with which they are to exercise human rights due diligence along their supply chain.
05.11.2018
Around 100 of the leading users of drive technology from Germany, as well as the VDMA member SCHUNK GmbH & Co KG from Laufen, participate in the "Magcycle" magnetic take-back system to collect their magnetic waste.
23.10.2018
In future, German companies will be able to carry out a free "CSR Risk Check" on the local human rights situation and on environmental, social and governance issues in developing and emerging countries.
18.10.2018
In the mechanical engineering sector, there are increasing inquiries about sustainability in the supply chain. In order to support members in dealing with this, the VDMA now offers telephone advice.
28.09.2018
This year, the Federal Government will begin to examine companies for compliance with the human rights duty of care. The VDMA has established a Peer Learning Group for its members.
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Below you will find an interactive schedule of dates that may be of interest to you as our member company. In most cases, the link will take you directly to the registration page.
THERMPROCESS is the world's most important trade fair and covers all topics related to industrial thermoprocessing systems.
On 10 July 2019, the VDMA is organising an information day on corporate social responsibility. The focus is on the National Plan of Action for Business and Human Rights (NAP), the expectations that go along with it on the part of the Federal Government as well as possible implementation approaches for companies to the NAP.
This year the two trade fairs recyclingAKTIV and TiefbauLIVE will again take place at the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre.
K 2019 is one of the world's most important trade fairs for the plastics and rubber industry.
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