Transition pathway for the EU chemicals industry

The European Commission is working on a Chemicals Transition Pathway that presents the roadmap leading towards the achievement of both the green and digital transition (twin transition) and towards the resilience of the industry. The roadmap is the result of a co-creation process with stakeholders, under the European Green Deal framework. Stakeholders discussed with the Commission on each of the building blocks composing the transition pathway’s matrix developed by the Industrial Forum .

For each building block a series of actions and initiatives were identified as contribution to the achievement of the twin transition and resilience of the industry. These actions were done clustered in topics and presented against an indicative timeline; providing a direction on some major aspects that require sequencing as part of a co-implementation process in order make it operational. The document constitutes the first component of the broader transition pathway of the Energy Intensive Industries (EIIs) ecosystem.

A duo-presentation by Roberto Rinaldi, Policy Officer at European Commission together with Amandine Joannesse.

About Roberto Rinaldi
Roberto works as policy officer at the European Commission in Bioeconomy, Chemicals & Cosmetics (GROW.F.2) unit at the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. His academic background includes MSc on European economy & business law; as well as a MSc on environmental economics and environmental management. Prior to joining the European Commission, he worked for another EU institution and an international research organisation.

About European Commission
The European Commission is the EU’s politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the EU.

Roberto Rinaldi is speaker at the 2022 edition of the Green Chemistry Conference.

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