ClientEarth AISBL

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Overview

Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

11.3 Fte (31)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

18

High-level Commission meetings

89

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    ClientEarth AISBL

    EU Transparency Register

    96645517357-19 First registered on 21 Dec 2011

    Goals / Remit

    Client Earth is a non-profit European environmental organisation based in London, with offices in Brussels, Madrid, Berlin, Luxembourg and Warsaw. We are activist lawyers working at the interface of law, science and policy. Using the power of the law, we develop legal strategies and tools to address major environmental issues.

    ClientEarth brings world-class legal expertise to protect the environment in the EU and beyond, creating innovative solutions to environmental problems. Many of our lawyers have interdisciplinary expertise in the policy and scientific areas on which our programmes are based. We work on legislation, advise NGOs, law- and policy-makers, and use the courts where necessary to enforce environmental law. We strive to bring a dynamic approach to effecting environmental change by harnessing the power of the law.

    As legal experts working in the public interest, we act to strengthen the work of our partner organisations. Our work covers climate change and ene (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    ClientEarth addresses the development of EU policy and legislation for the public interest, across five major programme areas, as set out below.

    Address

    Head Office
    ClientEarth, The Joinery, Client Earth 34 Drayton Park,
    London N5 1PB
    UNITED KINGDOM
    EU Office
    ClientEarth 60 rue du Trone
    Bruxelles 1050 - 1050
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    31

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%5
    50%6
    25%17
    10%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    11.3

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    18 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Kaja BLUMTRITT 22 Feb 2024 21 Feb 2025
    Ms Nieves NOVAL 17 Feb 2024 14 Feb 2025
    Mr Ioannis AGAPAKIS 16 Feb 2024 14 Feb 2025
    Mr Quentin MAUTRAY 16 Feb 2024 14 Feb 2025
    Ms Patricia IACOB 16 Feb 2024 14 Feb 2025
    Ms Emma BUD 23 Nov 2023 21 Nov 2024
    Mr Ugo TADDEI 23 Nov 2023 21 Nov 2024
    Ms Bellinda BARTOLUCCI 10 Nov 2023 08 Nov 2024
    Ms Juliet Audrey STOTE 19 Oct 2023 18 Oct 2024
    Mr John CONDON 19 Oct 2023 18 Oct 2024
    Ms Flaminia Tacconi 13 Oct 2023 11 Oct 2024
    Mr Julian SCHENTEN 28 Sep 2023 27 Sep 2024
    Ms Tatiana LUJAN RUIZ 27 Sep 2023 26 Sep 2024
    Ms Juliette Gabrielle DELARUE 16 Jun 2023 14 Jun 2024
    Ms Gabriela KOLPAK 13 Jun 2023 12 Jun 2024
    Ms Lara FORNABAIO 10 Jun 2023 23 Feb 2024
    Ms Anais BERTHIER 12 May 2023 10 May 2024
    Ms Elisabeth DRUEL 20 Apr 2023 19 Apr 2024
    Ms Selin ESEN 21 Feb 2023 29 Feb 2024
    Mr Quentin MAUTRAY 11 Feb 2023 10 Feb 2024
    Mr Quentin Bruno MARCHAIS 11 Feb 2023 10 Feb 2024
    Mr Jonathan Harry Stanley WHITE 10 Feb 2023 10 Feb 2024
    Ms Bellinda BARTOLUCCI 29 Oct 2022 28 Oct 2023
    Ms Amandine VAN DEN BERGHE 06 Jan 2023 06 Jan 2024
    Ms Emma BUD 13 Dec 2022 23 Nov 2023
    Mr Ioannis AGAPAKIS 07 Dec 2022 07 Dec 2023
    Ms Patricia IACOB 07 Dec 2022 07 Dec 2023
    Mr Adam Craig WEISS 07 Dec 2022 07 Dec 2023
    Mr Jody QUIRKE 07 Dec 2022 07 Dec 2023
    Mr Michael RICE KIM 02 Dec 2022 02 Dec 2023
    Ms Kaja BLUMTRITT 01 Dec 2022 01 Dec 2023
    Ms Sarah MARTIN 23 Nov 2022 23 Nov 2023
    Mr John CONDON 23 Nov 2022 19 Oct 2023
    Mr Ugo TADDEI 04 Nov 2022 04 Nov 2023
    Mr Arthur Ivan D MEEUS 29 Oct 2022 28 Oct 2023
    Ms Belinda BARTOLUCCI 29 Oct 2022 11 Jan 2023
    Ms Nieves NOVAL 29 Oct 2022 28 Oct 2023
    Ms Marta Toporek 29 Oct 2022 28 Oct 2023
    Ms Flaminia Tacconi 24 Sep 2022 23 Sep 2023
    Ms Apolline ROGER 14 Sep 2022 14 Sep 2023
    Mr Thomas BURMAN 25 Jun 2022 24 Jun 2023
    Ms Tatiana LUJAN RUIZ 09 Jun 2022 09 Jun 2023
    Ms Elisabeth DRUEL 25 Mar 2022 25 Mar 2023
    Ms Emma BUD 12 Jan 2022 13 Dec 2022
    Mr Ioannis AGAPAKIS 01 Dec 2021 01 Dec 2022
    Mr Jody QUIRKE 01 Dec 2021 01 Dec 2022
    Mr Adam Craig WEISS 30 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2022
    Mr John CONDON 19 Nov 2021 19 Nov 2022
    Mr Sebastian BECHTEL 30 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2022
    Mr Michael RICE 25 Nov 2021 25 Nov 2022
    Ms Kaja BLUMTRITT 19 Nov 2021 19 Nov 2022
    Mr Condon JOHN 19 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2021
    Mr Arthur Ivan D MEEUS 18 Nov 2021 29 Oct 2022
    Ms Alice, Capucine BERNARD 18 Nov 2021 18 Nov 2022
    Ms Helene DUGUY 12 Nov 2021 12 Nov 2022
    Ms Patricia IACOB 11 Nov 2021 11 Nov 2022
    Ms Nils COURCY 30 Oct 2021 29 Oct 2022
    Ms Sarah MARTIN 15 May 2020 01 Dec 2020
    Ms Juliette ROQUETTE 15 May 2020 22 Jan 2021
    Ms Charlotte Marion PASQUIER 18 Feb 2020 01 Mar 2021
    Mr Jody QUIRKE 08 Feb 2020 06 Feb 2021
    Ms Lara FORNABAIO 29 Jan 2020 29 Jan 2021
    Ms Flaminia Tacconi 09 Jan 2020 09 Jan 2021
    Mr Quentin Bruno MARCHAIS 07 Jan 2020 07 Jan 2021
    Mr Sebastian BECHTEL 03 Oct 2019 03 Oct 2020
    Mr Condon JOHN 02 Oct 2019 02 Oct 2020
    Ms Amandine VAN DEN BERGHE 21 Sep 2019 19 Sep 2020
    Ms Anais BERTHIER 20 Sep 2019 19 Sep 2020
    Ms Maja PRAVULJAC 19 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2020
    Ms Tatiana LUJAN RUIZ 11 Sep 2019 11 Sep 2020
    Ms Apolline ROGER 07 Sep 2019 05 Sep 2020
    Ms Alice, Capucine BERNARD 06 Sep 2019 05 Sep 2020
    Mr Marc Clement M PITTIE 05 Sep 2019 05 Sep 2020
    Mr Nick Goetschalckx 05 Sep 2019 05 Sep 2020
    Ms Nieves NOVAL 29 Jun 2019 27 Jun 2020
    Ms Diane VANDESMET 16 Mar 2019 14 Mar 2020
    Ms Elisabeth DRUEL 24 Jan 2019 24 Jan 2020
    Ms Flaminia Tacconi 23 Jan 2019 09 Jan 2020
    Ms Jennifer REEVES 23 Jan 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Ms Lara FORNABAIO 23 Jan 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Mr Ugo TADDEI 13 Dec 2018 13 Dec 2019
    Ms Anna HESLOP 08 Nov 2018 08 Nov 2019
    Mr Sebastian BECHTEL 13 Oct 2018 13 Apr 2019
    Ms Tatiana LUJAN RUIZ 06 Oct 2018 06 Apr 2019
    Ms Maja PRAVULJAC 04 Oct 2018 01 May 2019
    Ms Amandine VAN DEN BERGHE 04 Oct 2018 21 Sep 2019
    Ms Klaudija CREMERS 04 Oct 2018 01 May 2019
    Ms Alice, Capucine BERNARD 13 Sep 2018 06 Sep 2019
    Ms Apolline ROGER 13 Sep 2018 07 Sep 2019
    Valentin RAYMOND 22 Aug 2018 01 Mar 2019
    Ms Jenni GROSSMANN 17 Mar 2018 01 Oct 2018
    Ms Klaudija CREMERS 08 Mar 2018 01 Oct 2018
    Ms Bianca VERGNAUD 08 Mar 2018 01 Apr 2019
    Ms Diane VANDESMET 30 Jan 2018 30 Jan 2019
    Ms Elisabeth DRUEL 24 Jan 2018 23 Jan 2019
    Ms Juliette Gabrielle DELARUE 24 Jan 2018 23 Jan 2019
    Mr Ugo TADDEI 01 Dec 2017 30 Nov 2018
    Ms Rose Elizabeth Moore ORLIK 22 Nov 2017 21 May 2018
    Mr Laurens ANKERSMIT 27 Oct 2017 22 Aug 2018
    Ms Sandrine Lyda Nicole POLTI 27 Oct 2017 01 May 2018
    Ms Apolline ROGER 01 Oct 2017 13 Sep 2018
    Ms Alice, Capucine BERNARD 19 Sep 2017 13 Sep 2018
    Ms Flaminia Tacconi 31 Aug 2017 30 Aug 2018
    Ms Robyn MEADWELL 20 Jul 2017 08 Jan 2018
    Ms Julie, Marie, Regine Finkler 27 Jun 2017 23 Dec 2017
    Ms Marta Toporek 12 May 2017 10 May 2018
    Amandine VAN DEN BERGHE 21 Feb 2017 21 Aug 2017
    Ms Elisabeth DRUEL 23 Jan 2017 13 Jan 2018
    Ms Heather Ann HAMILTON 07 Sep 2016 07 Sep 2017
    Ms DIANE MARIE VICTORIA BOURLON DE ROUVRE 22 Aug 2016 28 Jul 2017
    Mr ALAN ANDREWS 22 Aug 2016 29 Jul 2017
    Ms EMILY JANE UNWIN 22 Aug 2016 29 Jul 2017
    Ms Flaminia Tacconi 22 Aug 2016 28 Jul 2017
    Laurens ANKERSMIT 22 Aug 2016 28 Jul 2017
    Mr Vito Antonio BUONSANTE 22 Aug 2016 28 Jul 2017
    Ms Alice, Capucine BERNARD 22 Aug 2016 22 Jul 2017
    Ms Liane Christina Veitch 15 Jun 2016 11 Jun 2017
    Mr Ugo TADDEI 09 Mar 2016 08 Mar 2017
    Ms Elisabeth DRUEL 09 Jan 2016 08 Jan 2017
    Ms Catherine Lucy Weller 18 Sep 2015 30 Sep 2016
    Margrit Alexandra LUK 05 Sep 2015 03 Sep 2016
    Ms Heather Ann HAMILTON 05 Sep 2015 03 Sep 2016
    Mr Vito Antonio BUONSANTE 21 Aug 2015 21 Aug 2016
    Ms DIANE MARIE VICTORIA BOURLON DE ROUVRE 20 Aug 2015 31 Jul 2016
    Mr ALAN ANDREWS 19 Aug 2015 31 Jul 2016
    Ms EMILY JANE UNWIN 13 Aug 2015 30 Jul 2016
    Ms Flaminia Tacconi 13 Aug 2015 30 Jul 2016
    Laurens ANKERSMIT 07 Aug 2015 30 Jul 2016
    Ms FRIEL Anne Sarah 25 Apr 2015 23 Apr 2016
    Ms Liane Christina Veitch 08 Apr 2015 30 Mar 2016
    Ms Julia Martha SALASKY 18 Feb 2015 28 Mar 2015
    Ms DIANE MARIE VICTORIA BOURLON DE ROUVRE 27 Sep 2014 26 Mar 2015
    Ms Margrit Alexandra Luk 04 Sep 2014 29 Aug 2015
    Ms Flaminia Tacconi 04 Sep 2014 13 Aug 2015
    Ms Catherine Lucy Weller 08 Oct 2014 18 Sep 2015
    Mrs DIANE MARIE VICTORIA BOURLON DE ROUVRE 27 Sep 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Ms EMILY JANE UNWIN 27 Sep 2014 13 Aug 2015
    Mr ALAN ANDREWS 04 Sep 2014 19 Aug 2015
    Ms HEATHER HAMILTON 04 Sep 2014 29 Aug 2015
    Mrs Margrit Alexandra Luk 04 Sep 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mrs Flaminia Tacconi 04 Sep 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mrs Flaminia Tacconi 17 Sep 2013 04 Sep 2014
    Mrs Margrit Alexandra Luk 27 Jul 2013 26 Jul 2014
    Mrs Linde Zuidema 23 Jul 2013 20 Oct 2013
    Mr Giuseppe Nastasi 20 Jul 2013 27 Jun 2014
    Ms Liane Christina Veitch 19 Jul 2013 18 Jul 2014
    Ms Catherine Lucy Weller 05 Jun 2013 04 Jun 2014
    Ms Catherine Lucy Weller 27 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2013
    Mr Giuseppe Nastasi 22 Jun 2012 20 Jul 2013
    Mrs Marta BALLESTEROS 09 Feb 2012 07 Jul 2012

    Complementary Information

    Actual headcount is more than 31, but for reporting purposes, those who worked significantly under 10% are not counted here. However, their actual costs are in included in the costs below.

    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

    Category

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA)
    The Coalition for Energy Savings (ICE)
    Wildlife (UK) & Countryside Link
    European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
    ELNI ( Environmental law network international)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year

    33,984,765€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Grants, Public financing, Other, Donations

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Competent Authorities for Biocidal Products (Regulation (EU) No 528/2012)#E03125#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3125 #Observer #C#Civil society#Competent Authorities for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals (REACH) and Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP)#E02385#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2385 #Observer #C#Civil society#EU Biodiversity Platform#E02210#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2210 #Member #C#Civil society#ENV.D.3-Commission expert group on the Birds and Habitats Directives#Advisory Group on Sustainability of Food Systems#E03832#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3832 #Member #C#Civil society#Animal Health Advisory Comittee#Commission Expert Group/Multi-Stakeholder Platform on Protecting and Restoring the World’s Forests, including the EU Timber Regulation and the FLEGT Regulation#E03282#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3282 #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    1. Environmental Law and Justice: The Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters at the EU and Member State levels including Regulation 1367/2006, Regulation (EC) 1049/2001 regarding access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, the Commission’s proposal for a revision of Regulation (EC) 1049/2001. Enforcement of EU environmental law. The Commission has developed a general policy towards “Better monitoring of the application of Community Law” [Commission Communication Better monitoring the application of Community Law COM (2002) 725 final]. This Communication derives from the discussion on the White Paper on European Governance COM (2001) 428 final, which focused on improving the quality and monitoring of legislation] since 2002, which was further developed in another Communication in 2007 entitled "A Europe of Results" (the 2007 Communication)[ Commission Communication A Europe of results COM (2007) 502 final, page 7, point 3 seeking a more efficient management of infringements ]. In 2008, the Commission issued a new Communication [Commission Communication on implementing European Community Environmental Law COM (2008) 773 final] (the 2008 Communication) explaining how these policy lines would be applied to environmental cases. The current policy is insufficient in terms of actions at EU level. A new proposal is expected for early next year.
    2. Climate and Energy focuses on the following areas of EU policy and legislation: EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) Directive 2003/87/EC implementation Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Directive implementation End-Use Energy Efficiency and Energy Services Directive 2006/32/EC and Commission's Proposal for Energy Efficiency Directive (COM(2011) 370 final)Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2010/31/EU implementation Eco-design Directive 2009/125/EC implementation and future review Energy Labelling Directive 2010/30/EU implementation Industrial Emissions Directive 2008/1/EC implementation, and the European Commission’s winter package proposals for legislation.
    3. Climate and Forests addresses the following areas of EU policy and legislation: EU Timber Regulation implementation; Renewable Energy Directive (RED) implementation relating to biofuels and biomass sustainability criteria; EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan. The programme also addresses effective negotiation and implementation of a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreement on REDD.
    4. Biodiversity includes specific activities relating to the following legislation and policy: Marine Strategy Framework Directive implementation Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy; Implementation of the Birds and Habitats Directives; Implementation of the EIA and SEA Directives; Implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive.
    5. Health and Environment
    a. Toxics. Specific activities relating to the following EU legislation: Implementation of the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation (REACH); Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009
    Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market (under review); Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law (and related legislation), Chemicals provisions under other environmental and health directives and regulations, such as EU water legislation, Environmental Quality Standards Directive, Priority Hazardous Substances Decision,...
    b. Clean Air: Directive 2008/50/EC on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe ; Directive 2001/81/EC on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants.
    6.Agriculture and food systems focuses on policies and regulations related to agriculture and food (e.g.EU Common Agriculture Policy, the Farm to Fork Strategy,EU General Food Regulation as well as competitions law matters

    Other activities

    - The Chemical team participates as accredited stakeholder at the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) including Risk Assessment Committee, Socio-economic Assessment Committee, Member State Committee.

    -The Chemical team was invited as speaker at a public hearing at the European Parliament in March 2018.

    - ClientEarth is also a member of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe.

    -Accredited stakeholder at ECHA and EFSA
    -Marine expert group meeting on December 2019

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    89 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: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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