The European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

600,000€ - 699,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

25

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    The European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment   (EUROPEN)

    EU Transparency Register

    0001976677-12 First registered on 26 Nov 2008

    Goals / Remit

    EUROPEN (the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment) is a cross-industry organisation presenting the opinion of the packaging supply chain in Europe on topics related to packaging, packaging waste and the environment, independent of any specific packaging material or system.
    EUROPEN strives to improve environmental performance of packaging and packaged products based on life-cycle thinking, secure the free flow of packaging and packaged goods throughout Europe and promote harmonised European and national packaging and packaging waste laws.

    Main EU files targeted

    1. Communication on The European Green Deal, including the Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0.
    2. DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directives 2008/98/EC on waste, 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste
    3. Directive (EU) 2018/851 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2018 amending Directive 2008/98/EC on waste
    4. Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2006 on shipments of waste
    5. DIRECTIVE (EU) 2019/904 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.
    6. Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
    7. Communication from the European Commission - Contingency plan for ensuring food supply and food security in times of crisis
    8. Initiative on substantiating Green Claims
    9. Circular Plastic Alliance
    10. Regulation (EU) 2020/852 (Taxonomy) on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment
    11. Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/1616 of 15 September 2022 on recycled plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foods, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 282/2008

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue du Commerce 31
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue du Commerce 31
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%2
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 04 Mar 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Marzia SCOPELLITI 26 May 2023 24 May 2024
    Ms Sevrine PEREIRA TEIXEIRA 26 May 2023 24 May 2024
    Ms Francesca SICILIANO IN STEVENS 26 May 2023 24 May 2024
    Ms Marzia SCOPELLITI 11 Jun 2022 26 May 2023
    Ms Karla TE BOS 11 Jun 2022 10 Jun 2023
    Ms Sevrine PEREIRA TEIXEIRA 11 Jun 2022 26 May 2023
    Ms Francesca SICILIANO IN STEVENS 11 Jun 2022 26 May 2023
    Ms Francesca SICILIANO IN STEVENS 30 May 2020 29 May 2021
    Ms Jana Villwock 22 Jan 2020 21 Jun 2020
    Mr Marco MUSSO 22 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Ms Virginia Janssens 13 Apr 2019 02 Apr 2020
    Ms Gwendoline Riou 13 Dec 2018 13 Dec 2019
    Ms Jana Villwock 13 Dec 2018 13 Dec 2019
    Ms Gwendoline Riou 20 Jan 2018 13 Dec 2018
    Ms Jana Villwock 20 Jan 2018 13 Dec 2018
    Ms Virginia Janssens 20 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2019
    Ms Jana Villwock 24 Feb 2017 20 Jan 2018
    Ms Virginia Janssens 07 Feb 2017 16 Jan 2018
    Ms Gwendoline Riou 23 Jan 2017 20 Jan 2018
    Mr Loïc Cobut 15 Sep 2016 15 Mar 2017
    Ms Virginia Janssens 28 Jan 2016 26 Jan 2017
    Ms Gwendoline Riou 28 Jan 2016 24 Jan 2017
    Mr Bjorn Delbeecke 28 Jan 2016 26 Jul 2016
    Mr François Paquet 28 Apr 2015 28 Jan 2016
    Ms Daniela Stefan 28 Apr 2015 24 Apr 2016
    Ms Virginia Janssens 05 Mar 2015 28 Jan 2016
    Mr François Paquet 27 May 2014 28 Apr 2015
    Ms Daniela Stefan 27 May 2014 28 Apr 2015
    Ms Virginia Janssens 22 Mar 2014 05 Mar 2015
    Mr Julian Paul CARROLL 24 Jan 2012 03 Jun 2012
    Mrs Véronique Brigitte BAGGE 17 Jan 2012 01 Aug 2012

    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

    Member of CEN/TC 261 "Packaging"
    Circular Plastic Alliance

    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

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    bump 25,000€ - 49,999€
    shearwater global 100,000€ - 199,999€
    burson cohn & wolfe (bcw) 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    shearwater global
    burson cohn & wolfe (bcw)
    bump

    Closed year Costs

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert Group on the European Food Security Crisis Preparedness and Response Mechanism#E03829#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3829 #Member #C#Industry#Dashboard for the monitoring of food supply and food security

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    25 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 30 Nov 2023 Location video-conference
      Subject Packaging and packaging waste regulation proposal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Nov 2023 Location video-call
      Subject Packaging and packaging waste regulation proposal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Proposal for a revision of the EU legislation on packaging and packaging waste
      DG Health and Food Safety
      Attending
      • Sandra Gallina (Director-General)
    • Date 14 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR)
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Oct 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Implementation of circular economy and the revision of EU packaging rules
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Sep 2022 Location Bruxelles
      Subject VTC meeting on food contact materials and the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
      Portfolio Health
      Attending
      • Ralf Kuhne (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Jul 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Caroline Boeshertz (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Jul 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject To discuss the review of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Attending
      • Jorge Pinto Antunes (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 May 2022 Location Videoconference
      Subject Circular economy: packaging and packaging waste directive; ecodesign for sustainable products
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Feb 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 19 Jan 2022 Location Video meeting
      Subject Waste and Packaging
      DG Environment
      Attending
      • Florika Fink-Hooijer (Director-General)
    • Date 06 Oct 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject EUROPEN would like to share concerns on: 1) Proliferation of national measures on packaging 2) Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (lead: DG ENV) 3) A single market for Secondary Raw Materials
      DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Kerstin Jorna (Director-General)
    • Date 11 Jul 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject discussion on Single Use Plastics proposal
      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 07 Mar 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject discussion on the implementation of the Plastic Strategy
      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 08 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject packaging and packaging waste
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Feb 2015 Location BERL 12/243
      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
      Attending
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Introductory meeting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Feb 2015 Location BERL
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
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