<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 26 May 2015 02:53:35 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[The European Commission’s strategy on CSR 2011-2014: achievements, shortcomings and future challenges]]> Published : Tue, 29 Apr 2014

Fri, 15 Aug 2014

The aim of this public consultation is to seek feedback on the achievements, shortcomings and future challenges of the Commission’s activities on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on certification for waste treatment facilities]]>

Published : Tue, 10 Dec 2013

Mon, 24 Mar 2014

Consultation on a range of certification actions which could be undertaken in order to tackle the problem of waste shipments out of the European Union to non-OECD countries.

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Should leather be labelled at the EU level?]]>

Published : Tue, 29 Oct 2013

Fri, 31 Jan 2014

The European Commission is addressing this particular challenge by assessing different policy options, including the possibility of introducing an authenticity leather labelling system at the EU level.

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Crowdfunding in the EU ]]> Published : Thu, 03 Oct 2013

Tue, 31 Dec 2013

The European Commission has today launched a consultation inviting stakeholders to share their views about crowdfunding.

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Give your opinion on how to improve access to environmental justice ]]> Published : Mon, 15 Jul 2013

Mon, 23 Sep 2013

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on ways to improve access to justice in the field of the environment.

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 14 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Which are the TOP 10 most burdensome legislative acts for SMEs?]]>

Published : Mon, 01 Oct 2012

Fri, 21 Dec 2012

Complaints are often aired about the red tape created by European law. We want to cut red tape and we can. However, there is a definite lack of concrete proposals to reduce this burden. With this in mind, the European Commission is calling upon businesses: "Let us know what could [...]

Sun, 30 Sep 2012 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[2013 EU Citizenship Report "EU citizens - Your rights, your future" ]]> Published : Fri, 13 Jul 2012

Sun, 09 Sep 2012

The European Commission likes to know about any obstacles you might be facing in your daily life as a European citizen living, studying, working, shopping or simply travelling within the EU. We would also like to hear your ideas about how to remove these obstacles and further develop EU citizenship.

Thu, 12 Jul 2012 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 08 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on demand-side policies to spur European industrial innovations in a global market]]> Published : Mon, 18 Jun 2012

Sun, 23 Sep 2012

The aim of the public consultation is to gather inputs from stakeholders on the scope of possible future EU-level actions in demand-side policies for industrial innovation policy.

Sun, 17 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 31 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on Industrial Policy Communication 2012]]>

Published : Wed, 16 May 2012

Tue, 07 Aug 2012

Developing new policies to boost the competitiveness of European industry is the aim of a new public consultation, which is meant to provide input for the review of the industrial policy communication planned for September 2012. It will focus on developing a limited number of new initiatives that can [...]

Tue, 15 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 15 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the revision of the limit values for lead in toys]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Feb 2012

Mon, 07 May 2012

The new toy safety directive 2009/48/EC introduced strict migration limits for lead in toys. The new directive also foresees the possibility to amend these limits when new scientific evidence is made available, in order to assure constant alignment on the latest scientific evidence and appropriate protection for children. The latest EFSA [...]

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission launches debate on corporate restructuring: what lessons from the crisis?]]> Published : Thu, 19 Jan 2012

Fri, 30 Mar 2012

The aim is to identify successful practices and policies in the field of restructuring and adapting to change. The results will feed into the upcoming employment package and should help to improve further cooperation between workers and employers' representatives, government, local and regional authorities and the EU institutions.

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 16 Jan 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Have a bigger say in European policy-making: Commission extends public consultations to 12 weeks and creates new 'alert service']]> Published : Wed, 04 Jan 2012

Mon, 31 Dec 2012

From 1 January, the European Commission gives citizens, businesses and non-governmental organisations at least 12 weeks to comment on plans for new policies and legislation, compared to 8 weeks previously.

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 23:00:00 GMT Sat, 31 Dec 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Input on measures to break down barriers to disabled people]]> Published : Wed, 14 Dec 2011

Wed, 29 Feb 2012

Today, the European Commission launched a public consultation on its future plans for breaking down barriers to Europeans with disabilities. The consultation will help the Commission to prepare its proposals for a European Accessibility Act, planned for autumn 2012.

Tue, 13 Dec 2011 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 12 Dec 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission launches consultation on further reducing industrial gas emissions ]]> Published : Mon, 26 Sep 2011

Mon, 19 Dec 2011

The European Commission today launched a public consultation on strengthening EU measures to reduce emissions of fluorinated gases, a group of industrial gases which are extremely powerful contributors to global warming.

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 25 Sep 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public Consultation on the revision of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC]]> Published : Wed, 13 Apr 2011

Tue, 14 Jun 2011

The main objective of this public consultation launched by DG Enterprise and Industry is to ask the views and opinions of citizens and stakeholders on the various issues that may need to be addressed in a draft proposal for the revision of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC.

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Corporate governance framework for European companies: what needs to be improved?]]>

Published : Wed, 30 Mar 2011

Fri, 22 Jul 2011

One of the lessons of the financial crisis is that corporate governance, until now usually based on self-regulation, was not as effective as it could have been. Therefore, the European Commission has launched a public consultation that addresses the ways in which corporate governance of European companies can be improved. [...]

Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 05 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on potential substances of very high concern]]> Published : Wed, 23 Feb 2011

Thu, 07 Apr 2011

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has today published proposals to identify seven chemicals as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) and possible candidates for authorisation. In addition, an amendment to one substance already on the Candidate List is proposed. Interested parties are invited to comment on the proposals by 7 [...]

Tue, 22 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 22 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Digital Agenda: Commission launches public consultation on eSignatures and eIdentification]]> Published : Fri, 18 Feb 2011

Fri, 15 Apr 2011

In order to tackle low levels of consumer and business confidence in online transactions, the European Commission is asking citizens and other interested parties how electronic signatures and electronic identification (eID) and authentication can help the development of the European Digital Single Market. Currently, difficulties in verifying people's identities and [...]

Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A future EU financial instrument for the environment (continuation of LIFE+)]]> Published : Tue, 08 Feb 2011

Tue, 15 Feb 2011

the objective is to gather views on the next financial instrument for the environment for the period 2014-2020, especially its objectives, activities and support modalities.

Mon, 07 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 07 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the modernisation of EU public procurement policy]]> Published : Thu, 27 Jan 2011

Mon, 18 Apr 2011

Results of the consultation – 24.06.2011 Press release Frequently Asked Questions Synthesis document Contributions authorised for publication Background documents Press release Frequently Asked Questions Green Paper (COM(2011)15) Citizens’ summary [...]

Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:00:00 GMT