RED III directive approved to move forward with the implementation of renewable energy
The objective is to accelerate energy efficiency, increase the use of renewable energy and reduce emissions in the European Union.
Peru: The Indecopi published the Environmental Advertising Guide for the dissemination of ‘green advertising’ and to avoid ‘greenwashing’
If ‘greenwashing’ is identified, the authority will impose a sanction ranging from a reprimand to a fine.
The new energy efficiency directive imposes a reduction in energy consumption by at least 11.7% for 2030
A number of measures to promote energy efficiency are laid down and the legislation will have to be adopted before January 2025.
The European Union bans the use of microplastics
To protect the environment and human health from their toxic effects, the EU has restricted the use of synthetic polymer microparticles intentionally added to products.
By 31 December 2023, producers must notify how they will meet their container obligations
They will have to choose between an individual scheme or join a collective extended liability scheme.
Spain: The public consultation period has begun for the draft bill regulating the corporate reporting framework on environmental, social and governance issues
El Consejo de Ministros acordó, el pasado 3 de mayo de 2023, iniciar este trámite, que estará disponible hasta el 25 de mayo, de modo que los posibles interesados en el texto del anteproyecto puedan hacer sus aportaciones.
Mexico City's Circular Economy Law enters into force
On March 1st 2023, Mexico City's Circular Economy Law came into force, which aims to encourage and promote responsible production and consumption habits through reuse, remanufacturing, and recycling.
Spain: The steps for preparation of the Preliminary Bill for the Sustainability Reporting Law are officially in motion
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation will be responsible for carrying out the transposition of the corporate sustainability reporting directive (CSRD).
Spain: This is the Royal Decree that aims to improve air quality and reduce episodes of high pollution
Royal Decree 34/2023 of January 24, 2023, amending the royal decree on improving air quality, the regulations on industrial emissions and on implementing the Law on integrated pollution prevention and control, and the royal decree on financial guarantees concerning waste, introduces significant environment-related amendments.
This is what the Euro 7 standards to reduce pollution from motor vehicles look like
The text contains the set of rules that establish the limits for each type of vehicle in order to extend the reduction in total emissions by 2035.