WWF European Policy Programme (WWF EPO)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

2,750,000€ - 2,999,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2020 - 01/12/2020

Lobbyists declared: 26.25 FTE (35)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 0

Meetings with European Commission: 198

Lobbying costs over the years:


WWF European Policy Programme (WWF EPO)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

1414929419-24 (First registered: 23 Sep 2008)

Goals / Remit

WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world’s biological diversity; ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption. The European Policy Office (EPO) contributes to the achievement of WWF’s global mission by facilitating the WWF network to influence EU policies relevant for the European and global environment generally and nature conservation specifically. The EPO is one of 70 Offices which together constitute the WWF network.


The WWF European Policy Office is active in the following policy areas: European Green Deal, EU Climate Law, Renewable Energy Directive, Energy Efficiency Directive, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, Regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union, Electricity Regulation and Directive, Just Transition Fund, CO2 Emissions Performance Standard, Medium Combustion Plant Directive, Industrial Emissions Directive, Regulation on binding annual greenhouse gas emissions reductions by member States from 2021 to 2030, Paris Agreement: EU mid-century strategy, EU Emission Trading System (ETS), EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), Policy measures against deforestation, Action plan on Forest Law Enforcement, EU legal framework to halt and reverse EU-driven global deforestation, Governance and trade (FLEGT), Water Framework Directive (WFD), The 2030 EU Biodiversity Strategy, Birds and Habitats Directives, Floods Directive, LIFE Regulation, 7th Environmental Action Programme, 8th Environmental Action Programme, (upcoming) EU Nature Restoration Law, post-2020 CBD framework, Common Agricultural Policy, Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF), Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported Fisheries (IUU) Regulation, Marine Strategy Framework Directive, Integrated Maritime Policy, Marine Spatial Planning Directive, Oceans Governance, Zero pollution action plan for water and soil, Technical Measures Regulation, Control Regulation, European Consensus on Development (2017), EU Global Strategy (2017), Instrument for Development Cooperation, 11th European Development Fund, Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development implementation strategy, EU Budget/Multi-Annual Financial framework, EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan, Capital Markets Union, Non-Financial Reporting Directive, European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), European Structural and Investment Funds, Sustainable corporate governance, EU Taxonomy for sustainable finance, EU Recovery Plan and Recovery and Resilience Fund.


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