Apparel and Footwear International RSL Management Group

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Lobbying Costs

25,000€ - 49,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.1 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Apparel and Footwear International RSL Management Group   (AFIRM Group)

    EU Transparency Register

    477838445914-27 First registered on 22 Mar 2022

    Goals / Remit

    To reduce the use and impact of harmful substances in the apparel and footwear supply chain.

    To provide a forum to advance the global management of restricted substances in apparel and footwear, communicate information about RSL to the supply chain, discuss concerns, and exchange ideas for improving RSL management.

    Main EU files targeted

    REACH Annex 17 Restriction of chemicals in products, including the EU Sensitizer Restriction Proposal, Bisphenol Restriction Proposal, and PFAS Restriction Proposal (among others)

    REACH Revision Consultation


    Head Office
    320 Overhill Road
    Orinda, CA 94563
    EU Office
    320 Overhill Road
    Orinda, CA 94563


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    kreab 10,000€ - 24,999€

    Intermediaries for current year


    Closed year Costs

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    Green new deal

    Communication activities

    REACH Annex 17 restriction of chemicals in products: AFIRM has submitted many rounds of comments related to various proposals in the past. AFIRM has also participated in webinars for the Commission and Member State Representatives and has attended in-person workshops hosted by the Commission.

    REACH Revision Consultation: We have responded to the consultation and provided a position paper.

    We have engaged the Commission at Cabinet level as well as REACH Member State Competent Authorities regarding the EU Sensitizer Restriction Proposal. As part of this we submitted a Briefing Memo with Annex containing relevant technical details.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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