Evaluation and review of the Ecodesign Directive
Under Article 21 of the Ecodesign Directive, the Commission was required to review, no later than 2012, the effectiveness of the Ecodesign Directive and of its implementing measures and to assess the appropriateness of extending the scope of the Directive to non-energy related products.
In 2011, European Commission - Enterprise and Industry commissioned The Centre for Strategy & Evaluation Services LLP (CSES) to carry out an evaluation study on the Ecodesign Directive.
The final report of the study was published in April 2012:
Executive summary [148 KB]
Based on the findings of the study, the European Commission on 17 December 2012 adopted a Report on the review of the Ecodesign Directive [61 KB].