The upcoming Ecodesign Regulation

New rules for more sustainable products

Following its Circular Economy Action Plan, the EU Commission adopted a proposal for a Sustainable Products Ecodesign Regulation on 30 March 2022. The Commission wants to replace the existing Ecodesign Directive with a – directly applicable and much broader – regulation, which includes far-reaching new obligations for companies.

In our alert, we summarise the key aspects of the proposal that are most relevant for doing business in the EU.