The partnership between PPMI (lead partner), Kooperationsstelle Hamburg, the OSE and RAND Europe is amongst the eight consortia selected by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL) for the Multiple Framework Contracts for the provision of services related to the implementation of Better Regulation Guidelines.
For the selected consortia the competition will be reopened for specific studies in the field of employment, social affairs, labour mobility and skills.
The purpose of these studies will be to assist the Commission in implementing the Better Regulation Guidelines through:
Kooperationsstelle Hamburg: http://www.kooperationsstelle-hh.de/?lang=en
RAND Europe: https://www.rand.org/randeurope.html
Better regulation: guidelines and toolbox : https://ec.europa.eu/info/better-regulation-guidelines-and-toolbox_en
Over the last few weeks Kooperationsstelle Hamburg the provider of the SUBSPORT portal (http://www.subsport.eu) has received more than 20 substitution case stories from the textile sector. Textile companies that signed the Greenpeace Detox-Commitment commit themselves to publish their examples of successful substitution case stories of hazardous substances at SUBSPORT to make their good practice examples available for the public.
The textile companies / brands include: Lidl, Aldi, Tchibo, Burberry and Levi Strauss. Some examples of substitution of hazardous substances in the textile industry are already available online. You can access the examples at http://www.subsport.eu/case-stories?lang=en. The SUBSPORT database can also be searched for textile-specific case stories using a search filter.
The European social partners of the sport sector EASE (employers association) and UNI Europa, (trade unions) elaborated in cooperation with the European Agency for safety and health at work (EU OSHA), KOOP and vhp human performance ( The Netherlands) three OiRA sport tools for active leisure, not-for profit and professional sports. (more…)