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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,750,000€ - 1,999,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7.5 Fte (17)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

7

High-level Commission meetings

23

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Plastics Europe

    EU Transparency Register

    454264611835-56 First registered on 24 Sep 2013

    Goals / Remit

    Plastics Europe is the pan-European association of plastics manufacturers with offices across Europe. For over 100 years, science and innovation has been the DNA that cuts across our industry. With close to 100 members producing over 90% of all polymers across Europe, we are the catalyst for the industry with a responsibility to openly engage with stakeholders and deliver solutions which are safe, circular and sustainable. We are committed to implementing long-lasting positive change.

    Main EU files targeted

    Policies related to waste management, marine litter solutions, health, energy efficiency of buildings, climate change and trade.

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Belliard 40 Box 16
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue Belliard 40 Box 16
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    17

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    75%1
    50%5
    25%9

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    7 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 13 May 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Virginia Janssens 07 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Ms Virginia Janssens 29 Sep 2021 07 Sep 2022
    Mr John MORTELL 01 Sep 2022 31 Aug 2023
    Mr Dominic BYRNE 01 Sep 2022 31 Aug 2023
    Ms Eleonora PASETTI 01 Sep 2022 31 Aug 2023
    Mr David Carroll 01 Sep 2022 31 Aug 2023
    Ms Nicola DENNING 01 Jul 2022 30 Jun 2023
    Ms Virginia Domitilla J JANSSENS 29 Sep 2021 06 Sep 2022
    Ms Perrine Ethuin 29 Sep 2021 30 Jun 2022
    Mr John MORTELL 28 Sep 2021 01 Sep 2022
    Mr Dominic BYRNE 28 Sep 2021 01 Sep 2022
    Ms Eleonora PASETTI 28 Sep 2021 01 Sep 2022
    Mr David Carroll 20 Sep 2021 01 Sep 2022
    Mr Alexandre Marie Jacques Arthur DE JOYBERT 17 Sep 2021 27 Feb 2022
    Mr David Carroll 21 Jul 2020 21 Jul 2021
    Ms Virginia Domitilla J JANSSENS 12 Jun 2020 12 Jun 2021
    Ms Perrine Ethuin 20 May 2020 01 Jun 2021
    Mr Wolfgang Lange 10 Mar 2020 10 Mar 2021
    Mr Antonello Romano 10 Mar 2020 10 Mar 2021
    Mr Karl-Heinrich Foerster 26 Jul 2019 18 Sep 2019
    Ms Maria Leonor GARCIA ABELEDO 24 Jul 2019 20 May 2020
    Ms ANNA MARIA PAPAGRIGORAKI 03 Jul 2019 30 Nov 2019
    Ms Perrine Ethuin 21 May 2019 20 May 2020
    Mr Wolfgang Lange 08 Mar 2019 07 Mar 2020
    Mr Antonello Romano 08 Mar 2019 07 Mar 2020
    Mr Matthieu Cedric MEIER 17 Oct 2018 02 Mar 2019
    Ms Ilaria GRACEFFA 29 Sep 2018 30 Mar 2019
    Mr Kim Christiansen 25 Sep 2018 01 Oct 2019
    Ms Leonie Knox-Peebles 12 Sep 2018 28 Feb 2019
    Mr Karl-Heinrich Foerster 07 Aug 2018 26 Jul 2019
    Ms Maria Leonor GARCIA ABELEDO 01 Aug 2018 24 Jul 2019
    Ms ANNA MARIA PAPAGRIGORAKI 04 Jul 2018 03 Jul 2019
    Mr Matthieu Cedric MEIER 06 Apr 2018 17 Oct 2018
    Mr Wolfgang Lange 16 Mar 2018 08 Mar 2019
    Ms Dominika BARILLOVÁ 16 Mar 2018 01 Oct 2018
    Mr Antonello Romano 16 Mar 2018 08 Mar 2019
    Ms Greta Drumstaite 16 Mar 2018 28 Feb 2019
    Ms Dominika BARILLOVÁ 27 Oct 2017 16 Mar 2018
    Ms Leonie Knox-Peebles 11 Sep 2017 12 Sep 2018
    Mr Karl-Heinrich Foerster 31 Aug 2017 07 Aug 2018
    Ms Maria Leonor GARCIA ABELEDO 31 Aug 2017 01 Aug 2018
    Mr Luis Carretero Sanchez 05 May 2017 16 Mar 2018
    Mr Luis Carretero Sanchez 25 Apr 2017 06 May 2017
    Mr Wolfgang Lange 20 Mar 2017 14 Mar 2018
    Mr Antonello Romano 20 Mar 2017 14 Mar 2018
    Ms Greta Drumstaite 20 Mar 2017 14 Mar 2018
    Mr Davide Emanuele Maistro 20 Oct 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Ms Leonie Knox-Peebles 10 Oct 2016 11 Sep 2017
    Ms Cecilia Serrano-Piedecasas 30 Sep 2016 17 Mar 2017
    Ms Maria Leonor GARCIA ABELEDO 29 Aug 2016 26 Aug 2017
    Mr Kim Christiansen 25 May 2016 25 May 2017
    Ms Patricia Vangheluwe 25 May 2016 25 May 2017
    Mr Karl-Heinrich Foerster 24 May 2016 21 May 2017
    Ms Alicia Martin 24 May 2016 20 May 2017
    Mr Davide Emanuele Maistro 26 Apr 2016 20 Oct 2016
    Mr Malik Duhaut 24 Feb 2016 23 Dec 2016
    Mr Alexander MAJER 22 Dec 2015 21 Mar 2016
    Ms Leonie Knox-Peebles 16 Oct 2015 29 Sep 2016
    Ms Maria Leonor GARCIA ABELEDO 05 Sep 2015 30 Aug 2016
    Mr Alexander MAJER 28 Aug 2015 30 Nov 2015
    Mr Wolfgang Lange 22 May 2015 20 May 2016
    Mr Kim Christiansen 22 May 2015 20 May 2016
    Mr Karl-Heinrich Foerster 22 May 2015 20 May 2016
    Ms Patricia Vangheluwe 22 May 2015 20 May 2016
    Ms Alicia Martin 22 May 2015 20 May 2016
    Mr Michel Loubry 22 May 2015 20 May 2016
    Mr Malik Duhaut 26 Feb 2015 24 Feb 2016
    Ms Blanca Balsera Alonso 26 Feb 2015 24 Jul 2015
    Ms Elléa Lhermite 11 Feb 2015 06 Aug 2015
    Ms Leonie Knox-Peebles 25 Sep 2014 23 Sep 2015
    Mr Martin Engelmann 25 Sep 2014 05 Jul 2015
    Mrs Leonie Knox-Peebles 25 Sep 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mr Malik Duhaut 05 Sep 2014 03 Mar 2015
    Mr Giacomo Borgo 05 Mar 2014 01 Jul 2014
    Ms Pauline Tawil 18 Oct 2013 12 Oct 2014
    Mrs Leonie Knox-Peebles 16 Oct 2013 25 Sep 2014
    Ms Cristina Marin 16 Oct 2013 12 Dec 2013
    Mr Martin Engelmann 15 Oct 2013 25 Sep 2014

    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

    CLEPA, Renovate Europe, Construction Products Europe, European Risk Forum, CEFIC, Knowledge4Innovation, Public Affairs Council

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,750,000€ - 1,999,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant PlastiCircle Too Valuable to Waste 100,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    landmark public affairs

    Closed year Costs

    1,750,000€ - 1,999,999€

    Other financial info

    This budget estimation reflects the amount spent for advocacy. The latter is inline with the the costs of the previous year.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board#E03710#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3710 #Member #C#Professionals#Data Working Group (DWG)#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?groupID=2385 #Observer #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    23 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.

    • Date 05 Sep 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Invitation to K-fair 2022; chemical recycling; high energy prices related challenges of the plastics industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Oct 2021 Location video-call
      Subject European Green Deal and chemical recycling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Sep 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Discuss the European Plastics industry contribution to the EU circular economy and long term climate goals
      Commission
      • Kerstin Jorna (Director-General)
    • Date 01 Jul 2020 Location video-call
      Subject coronacrisis and plastic pollution
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Jun 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject European Green Deal, circular economy and actions on plastics
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 17 Apr 2020 Location Brussels - conferencecall
      Subject Plastics in the Green Deal, circular economy and Covid-19 crisis
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Dec 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 02 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Single Use Plastic
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 28 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Plastics Value Chain
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Bisphenol A
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
    • Date 08 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Courtesy visit-Presentation of Plastics Europe
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 09 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Apr 2015 Location Berlaymont, Brussels, Belgium
      Subject French suspension of the use of Bisphenol A (BPA)-based materials for packaging products
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
    • Date 18 Mar 2015 Location BERL 10/286
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject BISPHENOL A
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Eveline Lecoq (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Feb 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with PlasticsEurope on waste legislation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Maria Da Graca Carvalho (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Pierre Schellekens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Dec 2014 Location Berlaymont - Brussels
      Subject Waste legislation
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
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