CHAIRMAN: to be nominated

Members: Tomas Babicky, Carole Bachmann, Serge Bazin, Jose Blanco, Yann Bonnet, Etienne Bourcier, Mark Bradshaw, Peter Cavada, Inge Craninckx, Patricia Crespin, Andrew Delahunt, Jorge Ferrando, Darren Fitch, Nicolas Jonville, Maria Karlsson, Xenia Kolijn, Kees Kouwenhoven, Jürgen Küspert, Michel Petitjean, Hervé Rebollo, Margien Storm van Leeuwen, Wim van Meer, Mirjam Werker, Paul Williams


The ERA’s former Committee on Sustainability has been revived.

It is aimed at supporting the rental industry in promoting the environmental benefits of rental as well as in developing tools for helping members to respond to requests from customers / aligning practices in the industry where relevant.

Sustainability' Publications
Carbon Footprint of Construction Equipment
June 17, 2019
Independent research report on the question "How does equipment rental contribute to avoiding carbon emissions"

ERA Annual Report 2018
December 10, 2018

Internal Market related barriers - Examples from European equipment rental companies
December 1, 2016
ERA has asked to some of the major European rental companies to share some examples of situations where the Commission’s objective of Single Market is not yet met.

Comments by the European Rental Association on the Commission's communication on the circular economy
March 1, 2016

ERA Online Sustainability Brochure
December 7, 2015
The brochure presents a dynamic set of best practices on sustainability in the rental industry, categorized according to their role in the supply chain. It is dedicated to the rental companies, to their customers and to the authorities.

Manifesto for the promotion of the sustainability benefits of the rental concept
November 23, 2015
ERA calls on the EU to promote the environment benefits of the rental concept.

The contribution of the equipment rental industry to a European Circular Economy
September 1, 2015

Sustainability brochures
June 3, 2015
In June 2015, ERA, with the support of Schuttelaar & Partners, published 2 brochures, one dedicated to the rental business and one dedicated to the Public Authorities.

ERA's position paper on the revision of the Waste Framework Directive
April 15, 2015

FAQ on Carbon Footprint
June 13, 2012
This document provides answers to commonly asked questions in relation to carbon footprint and its relevance to the rental industry.

Sustainability in the Rental Industry
May 31, 2010
a 46 pages-report aimed at supporting rental companies in defining and implementing Corporate Social Responsibility policies