“Free allowances have demonstrated their incapacity to trigger decarbonization” - Geneviève Pons
On Thursday, July 22nd, Europe Jacques Delors, alongside the French Permanent Representation to the European Union (RPFUE), organized the webinar “Towards a European Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: Unpacking the European Commission’s proposal”. Discussed were the challenges and opportunities raised by the European Commission’s proposal for a European Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, released July 14th.
Participating in the webinar was Gerassimos Thomas, Director General for Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD) at the European Commission; Pascal Lamy, Vice-President of Europe Jacques Delors, Former Director-General of the WTO; Geneviève Pons, Vice- President and Director General of Europe Jacques Delors, Former Director of WWF EPO; Pr. Gabrielle Marceau, Senior Councellor at the WTO and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva; Vincent Lefebvre, CEO of CEM'IN'EU (Cement Industry); Claire Cheremetinski, Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs, Head of Economic, Financial and Recovery at RPFUE.