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Trump, EBS, and Manchester
Global Europe 26-05-2017

Tweets of the Week: Trump, EBS, and Manchester

Happy holiday Friday! It’s no rest for the wicked as this week we’re playing Top Trump Tweets!

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EU Matters with Lars Erik Gronntun
Public Affairs 03-06-2016

EU Matters with Lars Erik Grønntun

At the European Business Summit, Giovanni Colombo spoke to Lars Erik Grønntun, President and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies EMEA, to discuss challenges currently facing the EU, and how to communicate in times of crisis.

Pedro de Sampaio Nunes: We must scrap excessive legislation

“Structural reforms can give our economies a competitive advantage,” Eureka head Pedro de Sampaio Nunes said during the 2015 European Business Summit in Brussels.

Energy 11-05-2015

Anders Marvik: It’s time for the Commission to put things into action

“We really need to see a growth investment to really see the change in Europe. That hasn't happened yet,” said Statoil's EU Affairs Office Vice President Anders Marvik during the 2015 European Business Summit in Brussels.

Thierry Mallet: The Commission should focus on recycling

“The circular economy is a very important matter,” said Thierry Mallet, Executive Vice-President for Group Innovation & Business Performance at Suez Environment during the 2015 European Business Summit in Brussels.

Roland Verstappen: Industry in Europe is growing, but not enough

“Overall, I'm optimistic, but we have to do massive restructuring in some key markets,” said Roland Verstappen, Heineken's Global Director of Public & Governmental Affairs, during the 2015 European Business Summit.

Trade & Society 08-05-2015

Hubert Weber: Industry 4.0 is crucial

“There is so much opportunity to talk to consumers in the digital space, in social media across the EU,” said Mondelez Europe's President Hubert Weber at the 2015 European Business Summit in Brussels.

Trade & Society 08-05-2015

Thomas Reynaert: We are far from having a complete EU single market

“There is a lack of implementation of many important directives. For instance, with the energy efficiency buildings directive we see a lot of problems in member states,” said Thomas Thomas Reynaert, President of United Technologies' International Operations in Europe during the 2015 European Business Summit.

Digital 08-05-2015

Liam Benham: Europe cannot compete with US, Asia without a Digital Single Market

“The announcements by Ansip will be critical to make sure we get the scale, the innovation we need in Europe,” said IBM's Vice President of Governmental Programs in Europe Liam Benham at the 2015 European Business Summit.

Trade & Society 08-05-2015

Thomas Tindemans: ‘The EU is facing existential questions again’

During the 2015 European Business Summit in Brussels, Hill+Knowlton Chief Executive Officer Thomas Tindemans spoke to EURACTIV about the current state of business in Europe.

Competition 07-05-2015

Seven questions and three recommendations about TTIP

TTIP is currently “too big to fly”. Pierre Defraigne offered his vision for the future of TTIP in a speech to the European Business summit.

Wrap-up : European Business Summit 2015 rolling coverage

On 6-7 May, Brussels hosted its 15th annual European Business Summit, around the theme "Industry 4.0".

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Nani Beccalli: Europe is in danger of electing a non-European Parliament

Speaking at the 12th European Business Summit in Brussels about the upcoming European elections, GE Europe's President and CEO Nani Beccalli-Falco said that “the danger of this elections is that we are going to elect a non-European European Parliament.” “We should try and convince people to vote... for pro-European parties." Beccalli added.

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Oliver Bell: “We need to recalibrate our focus from climate policy to competitiveness”

Speaking at the 12th European Business Summit in Brussels, Eurometaux President and Hydro Executive Vice-President Oliver Bell said that "we need to recalibrate our focus from climate policy to competitiveness."

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Oil and Industry 18-05-2014

Loïc Armand: “We need to take advantage of shale gas”

Speaking at the 12th European Business Summit in Brussels about energy security, L’Oréal France President Loïc Armand said that "we need to take advantage of nuclear energy." “We need to take advantage of shale gas", he added.

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Christian Morales: North America and Europe must show the way

Speaking about the current TTIP EU-US negotiations at the 12th European Business Summit in Brussels, Intel's Vice President and General Manager EMEA Christian Morales said that there is an opportunity for both Europe and the US to “remove barriers that still exist” and “keep on transforming our economies together so that we can have a worldwide golden standard."

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Mary Ritter: We need ‘a real open innovation ecosystem’

Speaking about Education and Business for Innovation at the 12th European Business Summit in Brussels, Climate-KIC CEO Mary Ritter said that the real challenge is to 'create a real open innovation ecosystem' between big corporates and SMEs.

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Trade & Society 06-06-2013

Wytze Russchen: European Business Quiz

Business leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 11th edition of the European Business Summit 2013. The theme was 'Unlocking Industrial Opportunities - An EU Strategy for Competitiveness' and sessions and discussions addressed topics such as 'Energy and growth' and 'Transatlantic relations', 'Digitalisation of the economy' and 'Financing long term growth'.

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Trade & Society 03-06-2013

Eric Cornut: European Business Quiz

Business leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 11th edition of the European Business Summit 2013. The theme was 'Unlocking Industrial Opportunities - An EU Strategy for Competitiveness' and sessions and discussions addressed topics such as 'Energy and growth' and 'Transatlantic relations', 'Digitalisation of the economy' and 'Financing long term growth'.

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Trade & Society 03-06-2013

Egbert Lox: European Business Quiz

Business leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 11th edition of the European Business Summit 2013. The theme was 'Unlocking Industrial Opportunities - An EU Strategy for Competitiveness' and sessions and discussions addressed topics such as 'Energy and growth' and 'Transatlantic relations', 'Digitalisation of the economy' and 'Financing long term growth'.

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Trade & Society 03-06-2013

Alia Papageorgiou: European Business Quiz

Business leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 11th edition of the European Business Summit 2013. The theme was 'Unlocking Industrial Opportunities - An EU Strategy for Competitiveness' and sessions and discussions addressed topics such as 'Energy and growth' and 'Transatlantic relations', 'Digitalisation of the economy' and 'Financing long term growth'.

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Trade & Society 27-05-2013

Timo Makela: European Business Quiz 2013

 
Business leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 11th edition of the European Business Summit 2013. The theme was 'Unlocking Industrial Opportunities - An EU Strategy for Competitiveness' and sessions and discussions addressed topics such as 'Energy and growth' and 'Transatlantic relations', 'Digitalisation of the economy' and 'Financing long term growth'.

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Trade & Society 27-05-2013

Sean Kelly: European Business Quiz 2013

 
Business leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 11th edition of the European Business Summit 2013. The theme was 'Unlocking Industrial Opportunities - An EU Strategy for Competitiveness' and sessions and discussions addressed topics such as 'Energy and growth' and 'Transatlantic relations', 'Digitalisation of the economy' and 'Financing long term growth'.

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Trade & Society 27-05-2013

Tal Hasson: European Business Quiz 2013

 
Business leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 11th edition of the European Business Summit 2013. The theme was 'Unlocking Industrial Opportunities - An EU Strategy for Competitiveness' and sessions and discussions addressed topics such as 'Energy and growth' and 'Transatlantic relations', 'Digitalisation of the economy' and 'Financing long term growth'.