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21. Feb 2022 | Legislation

New podcast episode: Sustainability and the coatings industry

In the latest episode of the EC Podcast we speak with Joost Broeders of Baril Coatings in the Netherlands about Sustainable Development Goals within the coatings industry. 

Sustainable Development Goals within the coatings industry are in the focus of the new podcast episode.
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Joost is member of several expert groups of Dutch and European paint industry organisations on innovation and corporate social respnsibility. He expands on differing definitions of sustainability and the meaning of Sustaiable Development Goals. 

We also asked him how sustainability can be increased in the coatings industry, what projects and consortia exist in this field and what companies can do to drive the transformation towards sustainable paints and coatings. 


Speaking: Joost Broeders, Kirsten Wrede / Production: Sarina Lux


This podcast is available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Soundcloud and many other players of your choice. All recent episodes can be found on our overview page.

Remark: This podcast is sponsored by MÜNZING.

EC Techb Report Sustainability


EC Tech Report Sustainability

Making coating systems more environmentally compatible is a burning issue for everyone in the industry, and one that is being fuelled by the European Green Deal. Learn all you need to know about sustainable coatings, how to produce coatings in a more environmentally friendly way and how to give coated products a longer service life. You will find an overview in the EC Tech Report of the many various approaches being adopted. We will dive deep into the European Green Deal, its key points and main purpose as well as consequences for the coating industry, see which new raw materials are being developed to replace or lower the content of products in the SVHC group and learn about different approaches to sustainable paint formulation.

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