Sustainability and decarbonisation: how can the EU’s industrial policy help industry’s efforts?

Ahead of its Annual Meeting and Joint Conference with CEIR and Pneurop in Brussels this May, Europump president Vanni Vignoli appears on the EU’s roadmap for industrial support.
Vanni Vignoli, president of Europump.
Following its announcements of 5 May 2021 updating the New Industrial Strategy proposed in 2020, the European Commission has further indicated that it is going to rely quite heavily on business to deliver on the major challenges faced by our economies and societies in Europe. This is particularly the case in relation to sustainability, digital transformation, and global competitiveness, as nicely as the necessity to overcome the crisis provoked by the Covid-19 pandemic. The EU Recovery and Resilience Plan launched in Spring 2021 is essentially constructing on the capability of European industry to design and produce the building blocks of the dual green and digital transition. At the same time, the EU is shaping a dense regulatory framework that does not always support the freedom and adaptability needed for companies to grow and compete globally.
The European expertise industries, and specifically our pumps, compressors, taps and valves sectors, have for a really long time considered the enhancement of their world competitiveness throughout the challenges of societal and environmental challenges, notably by contributing to the preparation of energy efficiency and ecolabel rules. In parallel, digitalisation has supplied increased alternatives and brought new challenges, including debates on the appropriate regulatory level (sharing of business data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, etc).
These developments, amidst ever more fierce worldwide competition, require that public authorities and trade in the EU work more and more more carefully to design and deploy strategies that reinforce our competitiveness and our contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This would be the topic of the initial debate kicking off our Joint EU Policy Conference, which will convey together key policy makers from the three EU policy establishments in command of the Industrial Strategy and three Executives representing and illustrating the achievements loved, and challenges nonetheless confronted, by these three key sectors of industry.
Specific Technical and Policy Issues
As the regulatory panorama throughout Europe, and indeed the entire world, becomes ever extra advanced, the burden on trade solely will increase. It due to this fact falls to sector specific commerce organisations, such as Europump, CEIR and Pneurop, to identify and advise on these technical and policy points most relevant to their respective sectors. In our specific arena, that relates, of course, to the manufacture, distribution and use of pumps and all pump related gear – a huge and essential subset of trade, given the width and breadth of pump purposes.
Against this backdrop, one of the main considerations when determining the core themes for the joint convention was to maintain a direct reference to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Within เครื่องมือที่ใช้วัดความดันโลหิต , the three associations intend to spotlight how, along with the importance for corporations to address technical features impacting their every day business operations, they think about the positive function of industry in addressing societal challenges. Indeed, all of the periods may have a technical theme matching the most applicable UN SDG, and with representation from the European Commission along with technical experts from trade and/or research institutes, they’ll each be reflective of the current legislative terrain, as it pertains to pumps and pumping methods within the following key areas:
Circular Economy & Eco-design (Relevant UN Sustainable Development Goal no. 12: Responsible Consumption and Production)
Industry’s Digital Transformation and Innovation (Relevant UN Sustainable Development Goal no. 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure)
The restriction of use of supplies and substances of concern (Relevant UN Sustainable Development Goal no. 6: Clean Water and Sanitation)
The regulatory and legislative panorama throughout Europe is becoming increasingly complicated, and industry, in all its guises, must be conscious and ready for what is coming. By engaging with these trade organisations that symbolize your greatest interests, you’ll be able to maintain abreast of all of the compliance developments as they have an effect on your corporation and the areas during which you operate.
Europump’s 2022 Annual Meeting & Joint Conference will take place in Brussels on 9–11 May 2022 at the NH Collection Grand Sablon, Rue Bodenbroek – Bodenbroekstraat, 2, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium.
The full programme and registration process are available right here.
Europump is the European Association of Pump Manufacturers. Established in 1960, it represents 16 National Associations. Europump members symbolize more than 450 firms with a collective manufacturing worth of greater than €10 billion and an employee base of 100 000 individuals across Europe.
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