What you need to know about the EU’s Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation


The Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulations are one step closer. We bring you a summary of everything you might need to know so far.

Ecodesign laws are one step closer, and they are going to affect anyone who does business in the EU. On July 12, 2023, EU Parliament MEPS in plenary adopted a report prepared by the EU Commission, which put forward a proposal for regulations to establish a framework for ecodesign requirements for sustainable products, the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR). In the Commission’s words, “Ecodesign” means the “integration of environmental sustainability considerations into the characteristics of a product and into processes throughout its value chain.” But what does that mean in practice, especially for businesses? And what has been the industry reaction to ESPR? To find out, subscribe to the Outdoor Industry Compass now.

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