Insurers are the largest institutional investors in Europe. However, the sector continues to reflect the broader fragmentation of the EU market for financial services.
EurActiv reports on the latest news and updates regarding what the European Union is doing to prevent alcohol harm, from rules on food and drinks labelling, to the EU's Alcohol Strategy.
EurActiv reports from the European Atherosclerosis Congress 2015 in Glasgow, focusing on cardiovascular diseases, and the overlooked consequences of high levels of bad cholesterol.
Efficiency will be an important part of the EU's Energy Union plan to strengthen the bloc's resistance to shortages, but it faces competition from other policy streams for lawmakers' attention.
Beyond smartwatches and underwater television, real innovation is waiting for new 5G technology to be unleashed. Its groundwork was laid out by policymakers and telecoms players during the Barcelona event.
The glass ceiling has not disappeared. On the eve of International Women’s Day on Sunday (8 March), the EU is seen as dragging its feet on fulfilling its promise on gender equality, EurActiv reports.
Billions of people in developing nations lack the health and social protections that most Europeans take for granted. In the fight against global diseases, the European Union is expected to take a collective approach.
European regions and sectors are hoping to benefit from the new €315 billion Juncker investment. EurActiv reports in six languages from Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Madrid and Warsaw.
With ten months to go before the COP 21, Paris is doing all it can to provide the ideal conditions for a global agreement. Europe hopes to play a facilitating role in the international negotiations.
Andrus Ansip, the European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, says he will launch a new digital strategy this Spring, including milestones and methods for monitoring progress in the member states.
An imminent Commission report on ISDS will re-ignite the explosive debate between negotiators and politicians who favour pushing ahead with an arbitration clause in the treaty, and a broad coalition of vocal opponents.