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Profile of registrant

Green 10

Identification number in the register: 70309834043-10
Registration date: 23/08/10 11:13:01

The information on this organisation was last modified on 30/07/13 17:23:28
The date of the last annual update was 30/07/13 17:23:28


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Green 10
Acronym:
Legal status: informal coalition of NGOs
Website address: http://green10.org/

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Christian  Baumgartner
Position: Secretary General, current chair of Green 10

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Christian  Baumgartner
Position: Secretary General, current chair of Green 10

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 26 Rue d'Edimbourg 
Brussels 1050
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 2 8930941
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Nature Friends International (NFI) is the rotating chair of the Green 10 in the second semester of 2013. The Green 10 chair rotates approximately every six months. In 2014, WWF and BirdLife Europe will hold the rotating chair

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Green 10 comprises ten of the largest European environmental organisations/networks. It coordinates joint responses and recommendations to EU decision makers.

We work with the EU law-making institutions - the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers - to ensure that the environment is placed at the heart of policymaking. This includes working with our member organisations in the Member States to facilitate their input into the EU decision-making process.

While campaigning at EU level, Green 10 NGOs:

- encourage the full implementation of EU environmental laws and policies in the Member States;
- lobby for new environmental proposals, as appropriate;
- work with the EU institutions to ensure that policies under consideration are as environmentally effective as possible;
- promote EU environmental leadership in the global political arena.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 10
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

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


In terms of public awareness-raising, the Green 10:

Inform their members and the wider public of environmental developments at EU level, and encourage them to make their voice heard;
give a voice to thousands of locally-based associations, which would otherwise have no access to EU decision-makers;
contribute to the strengthening of civil society across Europe, through training in advocacy skills, policy analysis and the EU decision-making process.

How do we work?

The Green 10 tries to observe as democratic a process of decision-making as possible, taking into account the views of member organisations, their staff, boards and members. We reflect the views of millions of European citizens and thousands of local associations at EU level.

The strength of the Green 10 is in our networks. European environmental NGOs regularly send information to their members and supporters. This is vital to ensure these groups are fully informed of developments at EU level, so that they can contribute effectively to the EU decision-making process.

The Green 10 believes that this register fails basic transparency standards and that it does not provide EU lobbying transparency.

When registering, we have therefore chosen to give all relevant information that we consider necessary for lobbying transparency (financial details available on the individual organisation pages). A credible EU lobbying transparency register should include names of individual lobbyists and the issues that they try to influence, provide precise and comparable financial information on lobbying, and have effective sanctions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information disclosed. In an effort to arrive at a more objective way of calculating lobbying expenditures, we follow guidelines that result from consultations with public interest organisations, professionals working on lobby transparency as well as experts of US lobby disclosure legislation.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Trans-European Networks

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 10
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Birdlife International (400 members)
  • HEAL (70 members)
  • Greenpeace (0 members)
  • T&E (50 members)
  • CAN Europe (142 members)
  • EEB (145 members)
  • NFI (24 members)
  • WWF (17 members)
  • FoE Europe (30 members)
  • CEE Bankwatch (12 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

Complementary information:

Networking

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




The Green 10 is a federation of 10 NGOs, most of which are also federations (excluding Greenpeace).

The Green 10 is also associated with the Civil Society Contact Group.

The Green 10 consists of:

CAN - Europe:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=55888811123-49

Transport and Environment:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=58744833263-19

Naturefriends International:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=70309834043-10

WWF EPO:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=1414929419-24

Greenpeace EU:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=9832909575-41

European Environmental Bureau:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=06798511314-27

Health and Environment Alliance:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=00723343929-96

Friends of the Earth Europe:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=9825553393-31

CEE BankWatch:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do;REGRINSID=vyT1NpbQvnhZYvG2sDv7htdzf7n9Yhkg0hmlXWlPp25qgPdTkgh0!1565545589?id=93834493808-49

Birdlife:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=1083162721-43&locale=mt

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 0
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The Green10 is an informal coalition and as such does not have a budget. Money for joint activities between its ten member organisations comes from budget line items in each of the individual organisations' annual budgets.

Membership contributions are an important part of the finances of Green 10 organisations. We also receive core funding from the European Commission, except for Greenpeace. Furthermore, some member organisations of the Green 10 receive funding on a case-by-case basis for specific projects from governments and foundations.

Some organisations also receive specific donations from industry. Greenpeace does not request or accept financial support from governments, the EU or industry. All Green 10 organisations are externally audited every year.

To view the financial information of Green 10 member organisations, please see the individual entries in the transparency register:


CAN - Europe:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=55888811123-49

Transport and Environment:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=58744833263-19

International Friends of Nature:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=70309834043-10

WWF EPO:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=1414929419-24

Greenpeace EU:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=9832909575-41

European Environmental Bureau:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=06798511314-27

Health and Environment Alliance:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=00723343929-96

Friends of the Earth Europe:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=9825553393-31

CEE BankWatch:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do;REGRINSID=vyT1NpbQvnhZYvG2sDv7htdzf7n9Yhkg0hmlXWlPp25qgPdTkgh0!1565545589?id=93834493808-49

Birdlife:
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=1083162721-43&locale=mt

Code of conduct

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