Category Archives: Public Policy

Public consultation on Energy Efficiency Directive review: The polyurethane industry puts its vision forward

Why does the European Commission carry out public consultations? Because engaging with external stakeholders is an essential part of the Continue reading...

COP 21 – The polyurethane industry is on board!

COP21, the most anticipated event of the year, has now started. While countries come to the negotiating table to … Continue reading...

Driving European competitiveness: Polyurethane industry’s socio-economic contribution

Back to school in Brussels! Going into what appears to be a busy end of the year in terms of … Continue reading...

Polyurethane industry’s contribution to sustainable development – 3 Questions to Shpresa Kotaji, Chair of the ISOPA Polyurethane Applications Cluster

Over the past 10 years, sustainable development has risen to the top of the political and regulatory agenda. Today more … Continue reading...

Building a sustainable future in the EU – Building Renovation & Energy Efficiency

On 25 March 2015, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) published its report ‘Energy Renovation: The Trump Card Continue reading...

UTECH 2015: ISOPA showed the way to Product Stewardship & Sustainability

UTECH Europe 2015 – the leading international event for the polyurethanes industry – was held in Maastricht on April 14 … Continue reading...

Guest blog: Frank Grunert | “Polyurethane’s contribution to growth in Europe”

In the new European institutional landscape, with kick-starting growth having emerged as a top priority for policy-makers, Frank Grunert, the … Continue reading...

The future of European environmental policy: what’s the industry’s role?

The protection of the environment and economic growth are not enemies. On the contrary, they should go hand in hand, … Continue reading...

Meet ISOPA at UTECH 2015!

UTECH 2015, the leading international event for the polyurethanes industry, will take place in Maastricht on 14-15-16 April 2015.

Come … Continue reading...

Food Waste: A Target and then What? ISOPA gathers stakeholders around the table

Time to bring the future of food waste to the table

Nearly two months after the publication of the European Continue reading...