Panoge, povezane z gozdarstvom

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  • Adopted on 10/12/2014
    Reference
    CCMI/122-EESC-0000-01-01
    Employers - GR I
    Portugal
    Workers - GR II
    Greece

    The European packaging sector comprises five main sub-sectors. "Paper and board" (including paper bags and cartons) is the largest consumer packaging category with a~34% share of the total packaging market. "Rigid plastics" (tubs, pots and jars etc.) is the second-largest packaging category with a ~27% share and is one of the faster‑growing categories, forecast to grow above real GDP (~4% per year) until 2015.

    Infopack CCMI/122
  • Adopted on 10/12/2014
    Reference
    CCMI/123-EESC
    Diversity Europe - GR III
    Czech Republic
    Employers - GR I
    Italy

    In order to maximise the benefits offered by wood products in the carbon balance and to enhance the competitiveness of the European woodworking industry and its capacity to drive innovation, the European Economic and Social Committee has drawn up the following recommendations...

     

  • Adopted on 19/09/2012
    Reference
    NAT/554-EESC-2012-01-01-1167
    Diversity Europe - GR III
    Czech Republic
    Plenary session number
    483
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  • Adopted on 18/09/2012
    Reference
    NAT/568-EESC-2012-01-01-1869
    Plenary session number
    483
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  • Adopted on 26/10/2011
    Reference
    CCMI/88-EESC-2011-01-01-1598
    Employers - GR I
    Employers - GR I

    In the framework of this opinion a hearing (Opportunities and challenges for a more competitive European woodworking and furniture sector) was organized in Praha, Czech Republic, on 9 June 2011.

  • Adopted on 03/12/2008
    Reference
    CCMI/58-EESC-2008-01-01-1925
    Employers - GR I
    United Kingdom
    Plenary session number
    449
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    • The opinion stresses that wood is a sustainable and cost-effective alternative to traditional building materials, emitting fewer carbon emissions and promoting forest conservation through sustainable management.
    • Education and training in timber construction can create job opportunities in rural areas.
    • Wood is an ideal material for earthquake-prone areas due to its anti-seismic properties.

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  • The packaging sector is pivotal to the resilience of the EU economy, as a strategic autonomy asset and as a key element to guarantee the security of products supply. For this reason, it is essential here to raise awareness about the central role that it plays in the EU economy.

  • Wood as a building material has been rediscovered by the building industry. It offers amazing possibilities for a sustainable growth and local employment in Europe. Advantages for human health and wood cultures are put forward while external demand from third countries is putting the European industry at risk.

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    Thematic paper
    4 pages

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) believe that the present and future of critical raw materials resilience is of essential concern to EU's organised civil society. For this reason, and because the Commission's Action Plan represents a step forward by providing a clear roadmap with initiatives and actions to be taken at EU level, overall the EESC recommends that the European Parliament and the Council support this approach.