Economy & Jobs

16-10-2019

EU Research & Innovation: Are we investing smartly?

Innovation is linked to other EU policies, such as competitiveness, environment, industry and energy.
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Appliances’ pension plan

The short reportage follows the life of an appliance that has been loyal to consumers, and has been left disappointed with the way some products are treated at their end of life.
14-10-2019

Ensuring the future competitiveness of EU industry in a fast-changing global economy

Manufacturers are the backbone of the European economy. Yet companies face more and more challenges that put this strong position at risk.
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09-10-2019

Boosting innovation through standards

CEN and CENELEC, the European standardization organizations, warmly welcome researchers, technologists and innovators to the dedicated one-day event “Boosting innovation through standards”.
08-10-2019

Malmstrom: ‘We cannot do much to protect individual countries on the Airbus case’

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is no longer optimistic when it comes to avoiding US tariffs on goods, thanks to the result of the WTO Airbus case.
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01-10-2019

Together at Work: Time to rebuild collective bargaining in Europe

Today, many European countries need to build or rebuild their collective bargaining systems in order to make sure that a large majority of workers will (again) enjoy the protection of collective agreements.
26-09-2019

Greek minister vows to promote climate protection in schools

Greece’s conservative New Democracy government is planning to enrich teachers’ role by promoting environmental consciousness within the mandatory school curriculum, the Minister of Education and Religious Affairs Niki Kerameus told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
26-09-2019

The future of payments: What next for competition and innovation in payments?

Following PSD2 and the IFR, is the payment sector in Europe on the right path to achieve greater speed, better transparency and enhanced choice for European consumers?
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13-09-2019

Workers‘ participation needs to be a priority!

European corporate governance needs to give workers a voice to be truly sustainable.
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11-07-2019

Power of Connections

At ACCA, we use our unrivalled connections to shape the global accountancy profession. We connect people with fulfilling careers, organisations with the best finance talent and economies with the ingredients for growth.
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25-06-2019

networX. Inspiring Rural Europe

networX was the largest gathering or rural development stakeholders in the current EU programming period. Over 400 participants from the EU and beyond gathered in Brussels for two days celebrating the results of the past ten years of rural networking...
EU Elections 2019 21-06-2019

Rutte: ‘I will never support stabilisation mechanisms at euro level’

In an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.com after the European Council, Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, said on Friday (21 June) that he "will never support" new budgetary instruments to stabilise the euro area if an economic shock hits the region.
European champions vs hidden champions
20-06-2019

European champions vs. hidden champions: What’s the future of European Industry?

Industrial policy is back in vogue. At European and national level, lawmakers express many ideas on how to ensure the future competitiveness of EU industry.
CETA 12-06-2019

CETA Explained

It has been described as “the most ambitious” and progressive trade deal ever signed by the EU, but what does CETA do?
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Let´s Talk Bromine: The latest news on Science and Bromine Technologies!
10-06-2019

Let’s talk Bromine: The latest news on science and Bromine technologies

Bromine is a chemical element part of the halogen group of the periodic table used in multiple applications.
CETA 05-06-2019

Over a Coffee with Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU

Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU joins EURACTIV's Brian Maguire to talk over a coffee about the relationship between the the EU and Canada, where it is today and what it could look like in the future.
17-05-2019

An Innovative and Responsible Europe: Empowering young people

According to the UN, quality education is the foundation to create sustainable development. Education and teachers’ empowerment are therefore considered as key factors in supporting youth as a globally connected engine for change.
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09-05-2019

Building blocks for a prosperous future

To unlock capital, face new global challenges such as climate change, and build the cities of tomorrow, the EU needs to encourage more stable and cross-border investments.
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23-04-2019

Construction Manifesto for the next EU Term 2019-2024

FIEC’s President Kjetil Tonning presents the main messages and requests of the European construction industry to the EU institutions.
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08-04-2019

European Aluminium launches its Digital Activity Report 2018-2019

European Aluminium’s 2018 achievements and 2019 priorities when it comes to trade, circular economy, energy and climate, sustainability and innovation.
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Responsible Business Conduct - Gearing up EU action
03-04-2019

Responsible Business Conduct: Gearing up EU action

The debate in the EU on responsible business conduct has evolved significantly in the past 5 years. Before the European elections in May, it is time to take stock of where the EU is.
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industriAll European Trade Union Election 2019 Manifesto
01-04-2019

industriAll European Trade Union Election 2019 Manifesto

With the European project under an unprecedented threat from populist forces, these are undoubtedly the most important European elections ever. industriAll Europe general secretary Luc Triangle sets out why there’s only one way to save it: a social Europe that puts workers first.
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A city leaders agenda for Europe
27-03-2019

A city leaders agenda for Europe

The future of Europe depends on its cities. They are the place where the fight against climate change becomes real, where technological innovation can help boost the digital transformation, and where equal and inclusive societies are made.
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11-03-2019

Where is the workers participation in Europe?

The aim of the EU is to create fair and equal working conditions. However, for many years, the EU has failed to strengthen works councils and trade unions. There is an urgent need for action so that a social and...

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