The EU’s proposed Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

BY Michelle Gordon

The European Commission is enabling the shift to the circular economy and making sustainable products the norm with a new package of European Green Deal proposals, as part of the Circular Economy Action Plan.


  • This Maartens – Sustainability and Circular Economy Lead at Philips
  • Mette Bak-Andersen – Designer, Researcher and Sustainability Advisor; Author of the book Reintroducing Materials for Sustainable Design
  • Jean-Pierre Schweitzer – Senior Policy Officer for Circular Economy and Product Policy at the European Environmental Bureau Moderator
  • Michelle Gordon – Senior Consultant at Nordic Sustainability


The proposal for a Regulation on Ecodesign for Sustainable Products (ESPR) addresses product design by setting new requirements to make almost all products on the EU market more circular, energy efficient, and reduce their environmental and climate footprint. In this webinar, we will explore the potential implications for product development and corporate strategy as a result of this proposed regulation.

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Michelle Gordon