Economy & Jobs

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17-03-2020

Diversity in boards a precondition of sustainable governance

Gender equality is a core value of the European Union. There is empirical evidence that this serves sustainable corporate governance. However, the representation of women in corporate (supervisory) boards varies from country to country. A Europe-wide equality strategy is therefore...
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03-03-2020

A just transition needs workers‘ voice

Workers‘ voice must be part and parcel of the ‘just transition’ of the EU economy. European works councils can ensure that the effects of digitalisation and decarbonisation on decent work and incomes in the European single market are always taken...
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28-02-2020

Building Digital Solutions in Construction

In an increasingly digital global economy, new technologies have a lot of benefits to offer Europe. European Standards (ENs) are on the forefront to make new technologies trustworthy and safe.
19-02-2020

The EU budget explained

Leaders will meet on Thursday (20 February) for a first attempt to reach an agreement on the EU’s next long-term budget. It will shape the future of the bloc for the next seven years. EURACTIV explains what the Multiannual Financial...
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17-02-2020

What does the EU Green Deal mean for European Industries

The European Green Deal presents an opportunity to manage the ecological transition with a new circular economy action plan and an industrial strategy which enables the green and digital transformation. Such a deep transformation will not be possible without the...
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16-01-2020

European Standards build trust in the Single Market

The more than 24.000 European standards existing play a fundamental role in making the Single Market work efficiently: they make it easier to sell products and services across Europe and beyond, improve safety, protect consumer, reduce red tape and foster innovation.
11-12-2019

EU businesses’ total tax contribution – towards greater tax transparency

The fight against corporate tax avoidance is central to the European Commission's political aims of ensuring a fairer Single Market and more stable environment for business.
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10-12-2019

Metal Recycles Forever

The Metal Recycles Forever logo helps consumers and brands understand the role they play in keeping metal in the material loop, by recycling empty packaging and communicating benefits.
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04-12-2019

Standards Build Trust

We all want the best for Europe: for our citizens, for our industries, for our consumers, for the future.
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02-12-2019

Opening ceremony of the Europe Enacted exhibition

On 13 November, the Council of the Notariats of the European Union held the opening ceremony of the Europe Enacted exhibition at the European Parliament, in the presence of representatives of the 22 notariats of the European Union, the European institutions and the Member States.
22-11-2019

Revitalising the Single Market: Challenges and opportunities for EU’s new leadership

The EU leadership plays a key role in furthering human development, sustainable growth and decreasing inequalities in Europe.
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Global Europe 18-11-2019

Disability & Migration – AMiD final conference

How many migrants arriving in European have a disability? What kind of support do they need?
Health 28-10-2019

Protecting workers: What role for agile solutions?

Over the last decades, the world of work has changed dramatically. While the traditional career model is fading, self-employment and ‘gig’ working is becoming more commonplace and mobility across industries and geographies is increasing.
23-10-2019

The Future of Global Trade

EU trade policy has gained momentum in recent years with several notable agreements concluded – CETA, Japan, Singapore, Mexico, Vietnam, Mercosur. Keeping the momentum in the 2019–2024 mandate is not a certainty.
Circular economy 21-10-2019

The circular economy: Its potential, its challenges

Ensuring sustainable growth for the EU implies moving from a 'take-make-dispose' model towards a model where resources are used in an environmentally and economically sustainable way.
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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