CHAIRMAN: Mark Bradshaw (HAE)

Members: Perrine Le Borgne, Tomas Babicky, Carole Bachmann, Serge Bazin, Jose Blanco, Mark Bradshaw, Peter Cavada, Inge Craninckx, Claude Dubé, Jorge Ferrando, Darren Fitch, Nicolas Jonville, Maria Karlsson, Xenia Kolijn, Kees Kouwenhoven, Jürgen Küspert, Audrey Miclard, Michel Petitjean, Hervé Rebollo, Daniela Ropolo, Wim van Meer, Mirjam Werker, Michael Whitfield


The Sustainability Committee supports the rental industry in promoting the environmental benefits of rental.

The Committee also works on developing tools for helping members respond to requests from customers and aligning practices in the industry where relevant.

Sustainability' Publications
ERA Annual Report 2019
November 25, 2019

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 asked 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

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