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Table 2 Analysed sample of regulatory BE policy documents with relevance for sustainability assessment

From: Strengths and gaps of the EU frameworks for the sustainability assessment of bio-based products and bioenergy

IdentifierPolicy titleGeographical relevanceType of documentMandatoryEffective dateAffected BE sectorsInfluence on companiesSpecific targets/goalsTargets/goals measureableAddressed sustainability dimensionsSustainability criteria incorporatedCertification explicitly mentionedDirect links to certificationCertification appropriate instrument
33Commission Decision of the EU Ecolabel for textile products (2014/350/EU)EUEC Decisionno2014T, M/Pin-direct--En So++++
34Commission Decision of the EU Ecolabel for wood-, cork- and bamboo-based floor coverings (2017/176)EUEC Decisionno2017M/Pin-direct--En So++++
35Directive 2008/56/EC on Marine Strategy FrameworkEUDirectiveyes2008Fo, M/Pno--En++++
36Directive 2008/98/EC on wasteEUDirectiveyes2008Alldirect++En+--+
37Directive 2009/28/EC on Renewable Energy (RED)EUDirectiveyes2009BEnin-direct++En++++
38Directive 2015/1513/EU on indirect land use changeEUDirectiveyes2015BEndirect++En Ec So++++
39Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging wasteEUDirectiveyes2015CP, M/Pdirect++En---+
40Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 on Animal by-productsEURegulationyes2009BEn, Fo, Fedirect--En----
41Regulation (EC) No 1830/2003 on genetically modified organisms (GMO)EURegulationyes2003Alldirect--En---+
42Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 on Food Contact MaterialsEURegulationyes2004Fo, CP, M/Pdirect-------
43Regulation (EC) No 761/2001 on Eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS)EURegulationno2001Allin-direct--En Ec So++++
44Regulation (EU) No 995/2010 on European Timber (EUTR)EURegulationyes2010BEn, F, C, M/Pdirect+-En+--+
45Decree on Public Procurement of Wood ProductsDEOrdinanceyes2011F, C, M/Pdirect++En Ec So++++
46Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG)DEOrdinanceyes2017BEnin-direct++-++-+
47A Resource Opportunity - Waste Management Policy in IrelandIRPolicyno2012BEn, F, C, T, CP, M/Pno++En++++
48Delivering our Green PotentialIRPolicy statementno2012BEn, F, Fo, Fe, CP, P, M/Pin-direct++En+--+
49National Programme for Waste ReductionITPolicyyes2017C, Fo, Feno++En++--
50Hoofdlijnennotitie Biobased Economy (BBE)NLPolicyyes2012Allno--En++++
  1. BEn bioenergy, F forestry, Fo food, CP chemicals and plastics, M/P materials/products, C construction, T textiles, P pharmacy, Fe feed. Sustainability dimensions are coded as followed: En environmental, Ec economic, So social; + stands for “included”; − stands for “not included”