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Name:
Multi-stakeholder Group on Environmental Claims (E03327)
Active
Group which operates on a permanent basis
Abbreviation:
MGEC
Policy Area:
Consumer affairs
Environment
Lead DG:
JUST - DG Justice and Consumers
Associated DG:
ENV - DG Environment
Type:
Informal, Temporary
Scope:
Limited
Mission:
The overall objective of the Group is to help consumers make informed "green" choices and to ensure a level playing field for businesses. Its mission is to build a better understanding of the use of environmental claims in different markets and to assess the scope of the problem of misleading environmental claims. It aims at building a common understanding concerning the application of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive in this area, and addressing the unfair use of misleading and unsubstantiated environmental product claims.
Task:
Assist the Commission in relation to the implementation of existing Union legislation, programmes and policies
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
Contact:
JUST GREENCLAIMS
Publication in RegExp:
01 Jun 2015
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Last updated:
10 Apr 2018
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