GCD Cheat Sheet: The Green Claims Directive at a Glance


The Green Claims Directive (GCD) seeks to promote sustainable products and services, facilitate a circular and clean economy, and foster the European Green Deal’s broader goals by combating greenwashing. 

The EU Commission published the proposal for the Directive on March 23, 2023. On September 19, 2023, the European Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional political agreement on the Directive. 

But what does this mean for companies?

The GCD cheat sheet answers the following questions succinctly:

  • When was the Green Claims Directive created?
  • What led to the proposal of the Green Claims Directive?
  • What is the purpose of the directive?
  • What are the key measures included in the directive?
  • What will companies have to do when enacted?
  • What is the rollout timeline when implemented?

You want to know more?

In that case, our blog post Unveiling the Green Claims Directive and Its Impact for Businesses is just the thing for you!

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