Green Claims and Sustainability Labelling

This conference is aiming to give you an insight on Green Claims and sustainability labelling. You will be familiarised with EU Initiatives concerning sustainability labelling, with the impact for existing national regulations and existing sustainability labels, with sustainability claims in practice and the latest jurisprudence.

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The fight against greenwashing is gaining momentum – are you ready?

At this Online Conference you will receive tips on how to avoid getting overwhelmed by the increasing requirements. Learn how to use Green Claims and sustainability labelling safely, including labelling without complaints, judgements you should know and statements you may use.


Overview on EU Initiatives concerning sustainability labelling

  • Green Claims Directive
  • Relation between the Commission’s Proposal for a Directive as regards empowering consumers for the green transition and the Green Claims Directive

Impact for existing national regulations and existing sustainability labels

  • French national legal framework for Green Claims
  • The Dutch Sustainability Advertising Code and some first thoughts about the Green Claims proposal
  • The impact of the Green Claims Directive on Eco-Score
  • Experience of a certifier for the climate neutrality label in Germany

Sustainability Claims in practice and latest jurisprudence

  • How to assess and communicate the full environmental footprint in practice?
  • Latest jurisprudence in Germany – risks related to general statements of environmental benefits such as „sustainable“, „climate neutral“ or „environmentally friendly“
  • Latest developments in Italy
  • Sustainable Diets: Advertising „natural“, „plant-based“ or „vegan“ products

Who should attend this online conference?

The topics in this conference are relevant for regulatory, marketing, scientific and legal professionals throughout the food supply chain who want to keep up-to-date on the latest developments impacting the food and food-contact industry in Europe.

Sectors that should take part:

  • Food and drink industry
  • Food trade
  • Packaging industry
  • Food inspection offices
  • Laboratories
  • Professional associations

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Shafik Asal

ECO2 Initiative, France

Shafik Asal is a Co-Founder of ECO2 Initiative, an environmental consulting company created in 2006 and located in Paris. Shafik is responsible as a Managing Director but he focuses also on eco-design training and he is in charge of the sustainable food department. Besides that he is a Co-Founder of Etiquettable, the first collaborative app for sustainable food and the co-founder of the Eco-score project.


Bärbel Hintermeier

German Cereal Processing, Milling and Starch Industries’ Association (VGMS), Germany

Bärbel Hintermeier is a Food Lawyer and is responsible for food law, quality and safety topics and coordinates questions on sustainability at the German Cereal Processing, Milling and Starch Industries’ Association (VGMS). In 2021 she left the law firm meyer.rechtsanwälte in Munich to join the VGMS. At meyer.rechtsanwälte she was an Attorney at Law and advised domestic and international operating companies in the food sector, especially on the composition and marketability of innovative products as well as the labelling and advertisement of foods.


Gaëlle Saint-Jalmes

Qolumn, France


Manuel Schuh

Nestlé, Germany

Manuel Schuh is Public Affairs Manager at Nestlé Germany. He is responsible for environmental topics with a focus on climate change and circular economy. Additionally, he is in charge of the preparation of the annual CSR report and stakeholder surveys of Nestlé Germany. In 2018 he left Lanxess to join Nestlé.


Dennis Uieß

ClimatePartner, Germany


Cesare Varallo

LegisLAB, Italy

Cesare Varallo is a Food Lawyer in Italy and a Global Advisor on food safefy, food labelling and food regulatory issues. In 2013 he founded the blog and since 2022 he is a Partner at LegisLAB. He works at the intersection between science, law, business and social sciences. He teaches food law-related matters in several universities in Italy and abroad.


Fiona Vening

Stichting Reclame Code, The Netherlands


Levke Voß

law firm meyer.rechtsanwälte, Germany

Levke Voß is an Attorney at Law at the law firm meyer.rechtsanwälte in Munich, Germany. She advises and represents clients primarily on food law and competition law issues. She is comprehensively responsible for mandates on innovative product developments, the evaluation of material marketability as well as on issues ranging from production to the verification of a sufficient hygiene concept to the marketing and labelling of a product.



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Prices & Services

Participation Fee: € 895.00 plus VAT.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:

  • Participation in the Online Event
  • Certificate of participation
  • Training documentation (available after the training via download from our website)

Representatives of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 595.00 plus VAT per person (please provide evidence). The reduced fee cannot be combined with other rebates.

Group Reductions
For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15% discount from the third participant onwards.

Terms of Cancellation / Book without Risk
You can cancel your participation in our online events free of charge and without giving reasons in writing up to 1 week before the start of the event. In the case of later cancellations and non-login to the online event, no participation fees can be refunded.
In this case, however, you will receive access to the documentation after the event.
You can name a substitute participant free of charge at any time.

Event Documentation

Would you have liked to attend this event, but cannot spare the time?

For the price of 295,00 € plus VAT you can order a complete set of event documentation. A few days after the event you will receive the access data for the restricted download section of our Website. There you will find all presentations (subject to the approval of our speakers) as pdf-files.

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Sabine Mummenbrauer

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Sabine Mummenbrauer
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-82

Sabine Mummenbrauer

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Programme and conceptual design

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Monika Stratmann

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Monika Stratmann
Organisation and participant management

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Monika Stratmann

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Organisation and participant management

+49 231 75896-48

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You can personally present your products and services directly to your specified target group. We are happy to provide you with further information on our range of available options – from displaying company information at the reception counter to presenting your company with an exhibition stand.

We would be pleased to assist you personally:

Analisa Mills

Analisa Mills
Phone: +49 231 75896-77

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If you are the editor of a specialist publication and interested in a press pass or media partnership, please contact us well in advance. We are happy to advise you.

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Katharina Geraridis

Katharina Geraridis
Phone: +49 231 75896-67