Europacable is actively supporting its members in their responsible effort to promote the most stringent health, safety and environmental requirements.
Sophie Barbeau, Chair,
Europacable HSE Team
Health, Safety & Environment
Protecting People & the Environment
Highest quality from production to end-of-life

Europe is at the forefront of environmental policies, seeking to achieve a sustainable, resource and energy efficient economy. Wire and cable products play an essential part in achieving these objectives. Europacable members are fully committed to the highest level of environmental performance. This entails a dedicated environmental focus during cable design, manufacture, use and end-of-life. The Europacable… Read More

Strategic HSE Topics
Securing a sustainable future
Carbon footprint, Energy Usage, Safety at the work place

Securing a sustainable future business is of critical importance for the wire and cable industry. Europacable is actively involved in developing three strategic topics including the following aspects: Energy Usage Carbon Footprint Safety at the work place For all of the above, the Europacable HSE team working with Europacable member companies as well as National Associations from across Europe to… Read More

EU HSE Legislation
Sustainable Products & Substances
EU HSE legislative and regulative framework

The European Union´s legislative and regulative framework defines the Health, Safety and Environmental requirements for products and substances used in cable production and use. Europacable is actively involved in the debates on REACH, RoHS, WEEE and the EcoDesign Directive to ensure that cable production and usage is at all times full compliant with EU´s environmental, health… Read More

Technical & Standardisation
Harmonised requirements
Close cooperation with European and International bodies

Europacable is actively engaged in working with and contributing to ongoing workstreams of all standardisation bodies relevant to wire and cable products. The objective of our work in this area is to identify environmental standards which may have an impact on the development of cable standards and to ensure liaison and minimise any possible discrepancies…. Read More

The Europacable Industry Charter expresses a collective commitment to our shared principles and objectives of ethical, sustainable and high-quality cable development and manufacturing.
Europacable Leaflet on cables and RoHS
Europacable Communication on Cables and WEEE 2 (2012/19/EU)
Europacable contribution to the public consultation on Azodicarbonamide (ADCA), 20 September 2013
Europacable comments on the Revision of the 2012-2014 Working Plan under the EcoDesign Directive (2009/125/EC)