European Construction Industry Federation

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.5 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

15

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Construction Industry Federation   (FIEC)

    EU Transparency Register

    92221016212-42 First registered on 14 Jul 2011

    Goals / Remit

    Represent, via the national member federations, construction enterprises
    • of all sizes (from builders/ crafts/ one person SMEs through to large firms)
    • of all Building and Civil Engineering specialities
    • practising all kinds of working methods (whether operating as general contractors or as sub-contractors),

    Promote and defend to all institutions, organisations and persons, in particular to the EU institutions and agencies, the specific interests of its members in all areas:
    • economic and legal, as a federation of industry and craft enterprises
    • social (including training/ education, health & safety), as an employers' federation (only recognised Social Partner/ employers' representative in the Sectoral Social Dialogue in the Construction Industry)
    • technical and environmental, dealing with matters linked to energy, decarbonisation, energy efficiency, R&D, innovation, digitalisation and standardisation. (first ever Associate Member of CEN)

    Main EU files targeted

    ECONOMIC AND LEGAL AFFAIRS
    - Investment policies, i.e. Juncker Investment Plan (incl. EFSI)
    - Infrastructure policy: Connecting Europe Facility, TEN-T, TEN-E
    - maintenance of infrastructure
    - Fiscal policy (VAT)
    - Public procurement (incl.concessions, PPPs and electronic procurement)
    - Regional policy (ERDF)
    - EU contract law
    - Consumer policy
    - Late payment
    - "Trade secrets" (draft directive on "the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information ("trade secrets") against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure.")
    - "SUP" (draft directive on Single-member private limited liability compagnies)
    - IPI (International Procurement Instrument)
    - Sustainable Finance (Taxonomy)
    - Tachograph Regulations - Eurovignette Directive
    - Expert Group on eProcurement
    - CEN/TC 461 (integrity & interoperability in public procurement)


    SOCIAL AFFAIRS :
    - "Enforcement of Posting" Directive
    - "Initiatives for youth employment in the construction industry" website
    - Assessment of all EU Health & Safety legislation
    - Respirable Crystalline Silica
    - Mobility package
    - Fight against undeclared work
    - EU Platform for tackling Undeclared Work
    - European Labour Authority (ELA)
    - Blueprint Project (skills)

    TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
    - Revision of Technical Report by CEN/TC 135 on scope of EN 1090-1
    - Technical information in CE marking
    - Contractor's Guide to CE marking under the CPR
    - Building assessment framework to measure resource efficiency of buildings
    - Circular Economy Package
    - Revision of the Waste Directives
    - Construction Products Regulation - impact on contractors
    - Horizon 2020
    - Energy Efficiency and energy performance of buildings
    - Climate change policy
    - Standardisation - construction products and buildings
    - EU Green Deal
    - Horizon Europe
    - Decarbonisation
    - Renovation Wave

    - BIM issues
    - Construction 4.0

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue des Arts, 20 (7th floor)
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts, 20 (7th floor)
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    8

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%5
    50%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 02 Feb 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Afonso BRITO 24 Sep 2022 22 Sep 2023
    Mr Jerome RADTKA 24 Sep 2022 22 Sep 2023
    Ms Christine LE FORESTIER 24 Sep 2022 22 Sep 2023
    Mr Afonso BRITO 04 Nov 2021 24 Sep 2022
    Mr Karl THIES 04 Nov 2021 22 Aug 2022
    Mr Karl THIES 15 Sep 2020 01 Oct 2021
    Ms Susan ARUNDALE 22 Aug 2020 21 Aug 2021
    Ms Christine LE FORESTIER 06 Dec 2019 05 Dec 2020
    Ms Yumna AZIZ 17 Sep 2019 17 Apr 2020
    Mr Karl THIES 14 Sep 2019 12 Sep 2020
    Ms Susan ARUNDALE 05 Jul 2019 04 Jul 2020
    Ms Christine LE FORESTIER 12 Dec 2018 06 Dec 2019
    Ms Susan ARUNDALE 11 Jul 2018 05 Jul 2019
    Ms Christine LE FORESTIER 30 Oct 2017 28 Oct 2018
    Ms Susan ARUNDALE 20 Jul 2017 08 Jul 2018
    Ms Christine LE FORESTIER 10 Nov 2016 30 Oct 2017
    Ms Susan ARUNDALE 19 Jul 2016 19 Jul 2017
    Ms Christine LE FORESTIER 28 Oct 2015 26 Oct 2016
    Ms Susan ARUNDALE 07 Aug 2015 20 Jul 2016
    Ms Christine LE FORESTIER 05 Nov 2014 28 Oct 2015
    Ms Susan SCOTT 23 Aug 2014 07 Aug 2015
    Mrs Christine LE FORESTIER 05 Nov 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mrs Susan SCOTT 23 Aug 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mrs Christine LE FORESTIER 14 Nov 2013 05 Nov 2014
    Mrs Susan SCOTT 06 Jul 2013 05 Jul 2014
    Mrs Christine LE FORESTIER 16 Nov 2012 10 Nov 2013
    Mrs Christine LE FORESTIER 18 Jan 2012 01 Sep 2012
    Mr Frank FARADAY 03 Feb 2012 01 Sep 2012
    Mr Ulrich PAETZOLD 09 Feb 2012 08 Feb 2013

    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

    Category

    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    In alphabetical order:

    • Build-Up Initiative (EU backed initiative to promote energy efficiency in buildings): partner
    www.buildup.eu
    • Businesseurope: observer in several specific working groups
    www.businesseurope.eu
    • CEN European Committee for Standardisation: first ever Associate Member
    www.cen.eu
    • CICA, Confederation of International Contractors’ Associations (world level)
    www.cica.net
    • DG EMPL, Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee "construction": only recognised Social Partner, representing the employers (construction firms of all sizes)
    • DG GROW , participant in High Level Construction Forum
    • ECCREDI, European Council for Construction, Research, Development and Innovation
    www.eccredi.org
    • Construction 2050 Alliance https://euconstruction2050.eu/
    • ECTP, European Construction Technology Platform: Member
    www.ectp.org
    • EEN, European Employers' Network (coordinated by Businesseurope): member
    - EHF - European Housing Forum
    www.europeanhousingforum.eu
    • EIC, European International Contractors (construction activities beyond Europe’s borders)
    www.eic-federation.eu
    • ESF, European Services Forum: member
    www.esf.be
    • FAIB, Federation of European and International Associations Established in Belgium,
    www.faib.org
    • ISO, International Standardisation Organisation: “A-liaison” status
    www.iso.org
    • Small Business Standards: regular contacts
    http://sbs-sme.eu/
    • Project www.construction-for-youth.eu
    • Project BLUEPRINT https://constructionblueprint.eu/
    • Partner of EU OSHA campaigns
    • Project www.bim-speed.eu
    • Project DigiPLACE
    • Partner/campaign www.healthy-workplaces.eu
    • Partner/campaign
    www.moreeubudget4transport.eu

    Indirectly, via nominations "ad personam":
    • ELA Stakeholders Group

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant EU projects 88,629€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Multi-Stakeholders Expert Group on eProcurement#E03142#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3142 #Member #C#Industry#Advisory Group on Construction Products#E01329#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1329 #Observer #C#Industry#SUBGROUP ON DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES #Commission expert group "Industrial Forum"#E03743#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3743 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Commission expert group on the Construction Products Regulation Technical Acquis process#E03776#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3776 #Observer #C#Industry#PLATFORM ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE#X03731#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3731 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Technical Working Group#Commission Expert Group on Machinery#E03676#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3676 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    For all sizes of construction enterprises (from one person SMEs through to large firms), in alphabetical order:

    - Circular Economy
    - Horizon 2020
    - Social Dialogue, Social Partner
    • Accounting rules
    • BIM
    • Competitiveness of the construction sector ("Lead Market Initiative", "Small Business Act")
    • Construction Products Regulation
    • Contribution of the construction industry to sustainable development
    • Digitalisation
    • Decarbonisation
    • Energy Efficiency of Buildings (incl. alternative energy sources)
    • European Labour Authority (ELA)
    • EU Green Deal
    • Health & Safety
    • Housing/ project development
    • Horizon Europe
    • Infrastructure (Maintenance & Financing)
    • Internal Market
    • IPI - International Procurement Instrument
    • Late payments
    • Paritarian funds (www.paritarian-funds-construction.eu)
    • Posting of Workers (www.posting-workers.eu)
    • Project Development/ housing
    • Public Private Partnerships
    • Public Procurement (all aspects)
    • REACH
    • Reduced VAT
    • Research and Development, Innovation
    • Resource efficiency
    • Renovation of buildings - Energy Efficiency
    • Security and Prevention of Theft from Construction Sites
    • Services Directive
    • Skills (Blueprint project)
    • Standardisation (CEN)
    • Tackling undeclared work
    • TENs (Transport and Energy)
    • Third country state-owned enterprises' access to the Internal Market
    • Training and education
    • Transport policy
    • Sustainable Finance – Taxonomy
    • Urban development
    • Waste from construction and demolition activities

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    15 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 publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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