Orgalime Priorities for the Barroso II Commission in the field of Environment, Energy & Climate Change Policy
Published: 3 May 2010
Policies & Issues:
Orgalime represents a sector that plays a key role in economy of Europe today. The engineering industries are both, major purchasers of materials produced by primary transformation industries and of services, as well as the suppliers of goods and services to all sectors of the economy (such as energy, transport, agro-industry, processing industries, the housing and buildings sector, etc.) and to private consumers.
Ecologically, the engineering industry is an enabling industry and driving energy and resource efficiency on a very broad basis (production, distribution and consumption). Furthermore, the sector also provides technology solutions directly aiming at improving the environment, e.g.: equipment for the promotion of renewable energies, waste water treatment facilities or agricultural technology [more]