European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic)

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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.

9,000,000€ - 9,249,999€

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

Lobbyists declared: 41.75 FTE (83)

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: 12


Meetings with European Commission: 129

Lobbying costs over the years:


European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

64879142323-90 (First registered: 24 Sep 2009)

Goals / Remit

The Association is a not-for-profit making organisation devoted to promote a thriving European Chemical Industry that is broadly recognised to provide sustainable, safe, innovative and resource efficient solutions to foster prosperity, growth and investments in Europe and meet the challenges for future generations. Within this framework, the Association's main purpose is to serve the Members and the European chemical industry by generating and aggregating scientific knowledge that fosters the purpose of the Association in critical areas and by offering needs-oriented services and expertise to its Members in, amongst others, regulatory, scientific and technical matters. In view of supporting this main purpose, the Association may, in compliance with the antitrust law, promote, defend and represent with particular emphasis on their scientific, technical, pedagogic, environmental, economic, statistical, legal and structural aspects, all matters of common interest to the European ch (...)


Here the main EU policy areas followed by Cefic: -EU chemicals policy, including the Chemical strategy for sustainability and action plan; REACH ; Microplastics restriction; Classification, Labelling and Packaging; Combination effects of chemicals; Endocrine Disruption; Human Biomonitoring; Nanomaterials; Biocides -EU Energy & Climate: e.g. Emissions Trading System (ETS); Energy Efficiency; Energy Union; Renewable Energy; Resource Efficiency; Climate Law; Hydrogen; Industrial transformation - EU Industrial Policy - Trade Policy: e.g. Brexit - Competition policy review in light of the Green Deal - EU HSE policy (environmental policy): e.g. Environment & Health Air; Industrial Emissions (IED); Process safety and Seveso; Soil; Waste Management; Water Quality; Occupational health; Logistics and transports - Sustainability - Circular economy - Research & Innovation: e.g. Key enabling technology; CO2 valorisation; chemical recycling - Copyright & Intellectual Property Cefic follows as well a series of policies, legislation or regulatory acts related to some specific sub-sector(s) of the European chemical industry. Those activities are organised within Cefic via the Cefic Sector Groups, which are dealing with specific substances/products or families of substances/products. There are currently around 70 Cefic Sector groups. The activities of all the Cefic Sector Groups carried out with the objective of directly or indirectly influencing the formulation or implementation of policy and the decision-making processes of the EU institutions are covered by the registration of Cefic into the EU Transparency Register. Here the complete list of all the Cefic Sector Groups: For more information about the Cefic Sector Groups, please go to and click on the grey box related to the Sector Groups of Cefic.


Head office:
Rue Belliard 40
Brussels 1040

Tel: 32 24369300