Economy & Jobs Archives

  • Responsible Business Conduct: Gearing up EU action

    Promoted content 03-04-2019

    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.

  • industriAll European Trade Union Election 2019 Manifesto

    Promoted content 01-04-2019

    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.

  • A city leaders agenda for Europe

    Promoted content 27-03-2019

    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.

  • Where is the workers participation in Europe?

    Promoted content 11-03-2019

    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 solidary …

  • How does WFA tackle online data transparency?

    Promoted content 06-03-2019

    The World Federation of Advertisers’ (WFA) Manifesto sets out principles guiding the work of WFA on digital governance and digital policy, and how it involves not only brand owners but the entire online advertising ecosystem.

  • Better work-life balance: closing the gender employment gap?


    A positive work-life balance contributes to a more inclusive labour market, reducing the gender employment gap and raising individuals’ quality of life.

  • Tourism: A key driver for socio-economic progress


    Tourism plays an important role in the EU because of its economic and employment potential, as well as its social and environmental implications. According to the European Commission, tourism is the third largest socio-economic activity in the EU, after the trade and construction sectors.

  • EU Cohesion Policy: a tool you benefit from without knowing it

    Promoted content 26-02-2019

    It is called Cohesion Policy: it is the main investment, solidarity and development tool of the EU for its cities and regions. It gives a face to Europe on the ground. Still, many erroneously believe it only invests in disadvantaged regions, while more privileged areas are just losing money they send to the EU.

  • The Future of ‘Made in Europe’

    Promoted content | Digital 25-02-2019

    At the Digitising Europe Summit, the Vodafone Institute assembled international politicians, business executives and scientists to discuss Europe’s digital future.

  • Tweets of the Week: Brexiteer hell, EU Industry days, and Siemens Alstom merger

    Brexit 08-02-2019

    Tusk says Brexiteers are in for a world of pain, it’s EU Industry Days again and Margrethe Vestager is not on the train.

  • Industry first: CECE calls for making Industrial Policy a political priority

    Special Report | Promoted content 04-02-2019

    CECE calls on all candidates in the European elections to push for a European Commission mandate that puts Industrial Policy as a priority in their political agenda.

  • Has the EU delivered on economy and growth?


    The European elections will take place in just over four months. Economy and growth will play an important role in deciding who will sit in the new European Parliament.