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30 01, 2019

CEFS and EFFAT speak out: no response to an unrelenting market decline

2019-01-30T14:16:37+00:00January 30th, 2019|

Speaking at today’s plenary meeting of the EU sugar sector social dialogue, representatives of the European Commission Directorate General for Agriculture & Rural Development once again offered no answers to the most pressing question ever faced by the EU beet sugar sector: how to arrest the current serious, unprecedented, and prolonged market decline? Over three [...]

23 07, 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility in the EU sugar industry – read the CEFS-EFFAT brochure

2018-07-23T07:10:03+00:00July 23rd, 2018|

The EU sugar industry is committed to creating added human and social value by incorporating corporate social responsibility (CSR) into all its activities. Established in 1969, just after the creation of the Sugar CMO, social dialogue in the European sugar industry has brought together employers, represented by CEFS, and employees, represented by EFFAT, for almost [...]

27 02, 2018

Sustaining livelihoods – the EU sugar industry CSR report 2017 is now available

2018-02-28T09:17:21+00:00February 27th, 2018|

The plenary meeting of the EU sectoral social dialogue committee for sugar on 26 February was the occasion for the publication of the EU sugar industry's CSR report for 2017. The meeting brought together representatives of the European-level social partner organisations in the sector: CEFS, representing employers, and EFFAT, representing trade unions. The report [...]

7 03, 2017

CEFS and EFFAT Joint Statement on the end of quotas

2018-02-27T09:32:56+00:00March 7th, 2017|

On 6 March 2017 representatives of employers (CEFS) and workers (EFFAT - the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions) in the EU beet sugar sector met in a plenary meeting of the EU Sugar Sector Social Dialogue. The EU beet sugar industry is preparing for one of the biggest changes in its [...]

7 11, 2016

CEFS and EFFAT publish joint statement on ETS

2018-02-27T11:20:33+00:00November 7th, 2016|

On 4 November 2016 CEFS and EFFAT agreed to a joint statement on the revision of the Emissions Trading System for the fourth trading period (2021-2030). CEFS and EFFAT urge the European Parliament's ENVI Committee to support the in/out approach of the European Commission over the alternative "tiered" approach. The joint statement can be read [...]

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