Policy Guide

Voluntary agreements with manufacturers


  • Tholen, Lena (Lead author)
  • Adisorn, Thomas (Author)
  • Thomas, Stefan (Reviewer)

References and further reading

  • E2Singapore (2009): Voluntary Agreements to Promote Energy Efficient Appliances. www.bigee.net/s/qvb3ax
  • Ecofys (2012): Report of the Independent Inspector to the VA on CSTBs - 2010 – 2011. www.bigee.net/s/rszy27
  • European Commission (EC) (2004): Code of Conduct on Energy Efficiency of External Power Supplies. Version 2. Directorate General JRC Joint Research Centre. www.bigee.net/s/6zahp3
  • European Commission (EC) (2012): Commission Staff Working Document – Executive Summary of the Impact Assessment – Accompanying the Document Report From the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the Voluntary Ecodesign Scheme for Complex Set-Top Boxes. www.bigee.net/s/rtp5v3
  • European Commission (EC) (2010): Voluntary Agreement in the field of energy efficiency and emission reduction: review and analysis of the experience in member states of the European Union. Report prepared by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. Authors: Paolo Bertoldi and Silvia Zezessy. www.bigee.net/s/i39zda
  • EuroVAPrint (2011): Industry Voluntary Agreement to Improve the Environmental Performance of Imaging Equipment placed on the European Market. In: www.bigee.net/s/qa14un
  • Government of Singapore (2009): Factsheet Minimum Energy Performance Standards. www.bigee.net/s/946x5s
  • Harrington, Lloyd; Damnics, Melissa (2004): Energy labelling and standards programs throughout the world. www.bigee.net/s7/cqxfhd
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) (1997): Voluntary Actions for energy-related CO2 Abatement. 
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) (2010): Monitoring, Verification and Enforcement. Improving compliance within equipment energy efficiency programmes. www.bigee.net/s7/epktgk
  • Intergovernmental Panel on climate change (IPCC) (2007): Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007 www.bigee.net/s/tcr9wn
  • World Energy Council (WEC) (2008): Energy Efficiency Policies around the World: Review and Evaluation. www.bigee.net/s/s7gg27
  • World Energy Council (WEC); Agence de l’Environment et de la Maîtrise de l’Energie (ADEME) (2004): Energy Efficiency: A Worldwide Review. Indicators, Policies, Evaluation. www.bigee.net/s/c4fqva

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