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Profile of registrant

Glass for Europe

Identification number in the register: 15997912445-80
Registration date: 05/10/09 13:17:01

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/09/14 09:30:42
The date of the last annual update was 08/09/14 09:30:42

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Glass for Europe
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bertrand Cazes
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Bertrand Cazes
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 199 rue Belliard 
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 25384377
Fax number: (+32) 22800281
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: As the trade association of Europe's manufacturers of building, automotive and solar-energy glass, Glass for Europe aims to:
- explain and promote the value and contribution of the glass industry and its products.
- communicate effectively about the role of high-tech glass products in providing light, comfort, style, safety, security and energy-efficient solutions to building, housing and transport.
- represent the industry in a dynamic, responsible and responsive manner on relevant policy and regulatory initiatives.
- contribute to worldwide initiatives on product safety.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Bertrand Robert CAZES 19/07/14 17/07/15
Cédric Janssens 04/09/14 02/09/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Glass for Europe's primary advocacy focus lies in the promotion of comprehensive strategies to support the uptake of energy efficiency technologies in the building and automotive sectors. In particular, it calls for:
- prioritizing the renovation of the existing building stock
- supporting the use of energy-efficient glass technologies
- providing economic and fiscal incentives to consumers
- introducing an energy labelling system for windows,
- incentivising the use of solar-control laminated safety glass in automotive and transport applications,
- etc.

Glass for Europe also promotes the highest safety and security standards at European level in building and transport glass. It wishes to safeguard a proper environment for the glass industry to invest in the EU and to market products thanks to sound environmental legislations and a robust and strong CE marking for glass products.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Glass for Europe is a member of Glass Alliance Europe: .
Glass for Europe works closely with FEVE, the European container glass federation,, as well as other glass sectors.
Glass for Europe is part of the Coalition for Energy Savings, is a campaign associate of the European Commission's Sustainable Energy Europe programme and a partner of the Build-Up platform on energy-efficient buildings.
Glass for Europe is also a member of Construction Products Europe and CLEPA as glass manufacturers supply both the construction and automotive sectors.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The range provided above reflects a wide understanding of the concept of costs related to the direct representation of interests to EU institutions.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.