About this initiative


This initiative will explore ways to make Europe a global leader in producing and using sustainable batteries. It aims to boost the growth of high performance battery cells and battery modules/packs with the smallest possible environmental footprint.

Single market
Type of act
Implementing regulation


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Inception impact assessment
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Feedback period
09 January 2019 - 06 February 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • Orange (France)
    6 February 2019 Company/business organisation
    Orange (France)

    Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with a total customer base of 261 million customers worldwide at 30 September 2018, including 201 million mobile customers and 20 million fixed broadband customers. Orange is present in 28 countries, including 7 Member States. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. Orange...

  • Cobalt Institute (United Kingdom)
    6 February 2019 Other
    Cobalt Institute (United Kingdom)

    The Cobalt Institute (CI) is an international non-profit trade association composed of the major producers, users, recyclers, and traders of cobalt. The CI promotes the sustainable and responsible production and use of cobalt in all its forms. The CI welcomes this opportunity to provide some comments into this consultation on Sustainability requirements for batteries, and considers it is important to emphasise several key points regarding...

  • Platform for Electro-mobility (Belgium)
    6 February 2019 Other
    Platform for Electro-mobility (Belgium)

    The Platform for Electromobility, representing 35 industry and other stakeholders committed to promoting e-mobility, welcomes the Commission consultation on Sustainable Batteries, and agrees with its main objective to produce safe and sustainable batteries with least environmental footprint. With the market for batteries for mobile and stationary applications expected to increase many-fold in the next decade, safe, sustainable and ethically...

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Public consultation

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Feedback period
13 June 2019 - 08 August 2019 (midnight Brussels time)

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Planned for
Third quarter 2019

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