Natural Mineral Waters Europe aisbl

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

400,000€ - 499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

8

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Natural Mineral Waters Europe aisbl   (NMWE)

    EU Transparency Register

    562370525222-50 First registered on 22 Dec 2016

    Goals / Remit

    NMWE is the voice of the European Natural Mineral & Spring water producers. Through its membership base of national trade associations and direct company members, NMWE represents over 550 producers of natural mineral and spring waters. NMWE promotes natural mineral and spring waters as the best source of natural and healthy hydration. Its statutory purposes include: representation of the interests of the sector before European and international institutions and other relevant stakeholders; identification of issues likely to affect members and development of solutions with due regard to the industry’s diversity; promotion of good manufacturing practices, encouragement of socially responsible and sustainable management practices, promotion of the industry’s role with respect to source and environment protection. Our mission extends to achieving full circularity for all packaging.

    Main EU files targeted

    General Food and Food Safety Legislation, Water Framework Directive, Natural Mineral Water and Drinking Water Directives, Food Information to Consumers, Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation, Environmental law, Waste Framework Directive, Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation, EU Green Deal (Circular Economy Action Plan, Farm to Fork strategy, Biodiversity strategy, Green Claims, European Sustainable Production Regulation, Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive), Single Use Plastics Directive

    Address

    Head Office
    Place des Barricades 1
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Place des Barricades 1
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%1
    50%2
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Adam Gono 17 Nov 2023 15 Nov 2024
    John MCLEAN 09 Sep 2023 06 Sep 2024
    Cecilia Francesca Maria BEVILACQUA 09 Sep 2023 06 Sep 2024
    Patricia Fosselard 27 Feb 2024 21 Feb 2025
    Patricia Fosselard 03 Mar 2023 11 Mar 2024
    Adam Gono 23 Nov 2022 17 Nov 2023
    John MCLEAN 16 Sep 2022 09 Sep 2023
    Cecilia Francesca Maria BEVILACQUA 16 Sep 2022 09 Sep 2023
    Mr Nikolaos Ermis Panagiotopoulos 04 Jan 2022 30 Nov 2022
    Patricia Fosselard 04 Jan 2022 04 Jan 2023
    Patricia Fosselard 01 Aug 2020 31 Jul 2021
    Mr Nikolaos Ermis Panagiotopoulos 01 Aug 2020 31 Jul 2021
    Patricia Fosselard 21 Feb 2019 21 Feb 2020
    Mr Nikolaos Ermis Panagiotopoulos 21 Feb 2019 21 Feb 2020
    Patricia Fosselard 23 Feb 2018 21 Feb 2019
    Mr Nikolaos Ermis Panagiotopoulos 23 Feb 2018 21 Feb 2019
    Patricia Fosselard 07 Jan 2017 05 Jan 2018
    Mr Nikolaos Ermis Panagiotopoulos 07 Jan 2017 05 Jan 2018

    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 and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    NMWE is member of:
    - International Council of Bottled Water Associations (ICBWA) (http://www.icbwa.org/)
    - FoodDrinkEurope (http://www.fooddrinkeurope.eu/)
    - FAIB (http://faib.org/)
    - EPR Club (http://www.eprclub.eu/home)
    - The Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg (CAMARA) (https://e-camara.com/web/en/official-spanish-chamber-of-commerce-in-belgium-and-luxembourg/)
    - Wassersommelier (https://www.watersommelier-union.com/)

    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

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    1. Signatory of Circular Plastics Alliance.
    2. Signatory of EU code of conduct for responsible businesses and marketing practices (Farm to Fork).
    3. European Business and Biodiversity Platform
    4. Technical Advisory Board of Environmental Footprint Initiative
    5. Euractiv event on PPWR and Packaging Circularity (2023)
    6. Participation at European Business and Nature Summit (side event, Milan 2023)
    7. Expert workshop on sustainable water management (2023)

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    8 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.

    • Date 21 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Packaging and Waste Packaging Legislation: upcoming revision.
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Draft proposal of a Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste (PPWR)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Caroline Boeshertz (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Jun 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jun 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Circular economy, waste management and deposit return schemes
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jun 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Circular economy, waste management and deposit return schemes
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Jul 2020 Location Online
      Subject Circular economy in beverage industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Marius Vaščega  (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on the Natural Mineral Water Directive and Plastics
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Dec 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Legislation on mineral waters
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Attending
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
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