Represent the non-commercial collective interests of the members in such a way that the continuity and the success of the members' companies are ensured.
Advocate ‘one message’ on behalf of the members in cases where this continuity or success could be in danger or be negatively influenced.
Promote in an impartial way the image of the sector.
SCOPEWhat we work for
Official rules or regulations that need addressing (chemicals, product handling or packaging and transport) for consumers’ and artists’ protection
Industry proposals for good working practices
Undisputed test methods or requirements that maintain a level playing field for all members
Follow the Code of Conduct
Encourage members to follow the EuACA Code of Conduct (Recommended behaviour on safety, health and the environment).
EuACA Sector Agenda
Determine the sector’s agenda and define the strategy, developing ‘one voice’ messages and taking ownership for the agreed actions, supporting with the required resource.
Develop advocacy strategies, with corresponding tools and documentation, to communicate clearly to the authorities (and others) how specific regulatory issues have a negative impact on the Artists’ Colours community.
Consulting EuACA members
Ensure that all EuACA members are actively consulted and have the opportunity to be involved in the creation of advocacy and other documentation.
Organise the participation of company representatives for the relevant meeting bodies, including the sector’s own business and technical groups but also other CEPE working groups.
1. An annual EuACA meeting, that provides a forum for members to network etc.
2. technical committee meetings in order to discuss relevant regulatory issues and voluntary actions.
Members and partner organisationsRepresentatives of the following companies have approved the Mission Statement and the Code of Conduct for Members of the EU Sector Group “Artists’ Colours”
DERWENT, ACCO BRANDS LTD (UK)
LASCAUX COLOURS & RESTAURO (CH)
FILA SPA (DALER-ROWNEY) (IT)
CRANFIELD COLOURS (UK)
PEBEO INDUSTRIES S.A. (FR)
PELIKAN PBS-PRODUKTIONSGES. (DE)
SCHJERNING FARVER A/S (DK)
SENNELIER c/o MAX SAUER S.A. (FR)
MONTANA COLORS (ES)
CARAN D’ACHE (CH)
MARABU GMBH & CO. KG (DE)
ROYAL TALENS (NL)
H. SCHMINCKE & CO (DE)
GOLDEN ARTIST COLORS (BE)
European Writing Instrument Manufacturer’s Association (EWIMA) (DE)
TOY INDUSTRIES OF EUROPE (TIE) (BE)
The Art and Creative Materials Institute Inc. (ACMI) (US)
The International Art Materials Association (NAMTA) (US)
Verband der Mineralfarben industrie e.V. (VdMi) (DE)
Association Fabricants Couleurs Art Loisir Enseignement (Afcale) (FR)
Artists' Colours Documents
Communication on Sensitising Biocides for Artists' Colours
Code of Conduct
for MEMBERS OF THE EU SECTOR GROUP ARTISTS’ COLOURS
15 May 2007
in the handling and disposal of waste Artists’ Colours and their packaging