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Digital 10-06-2020

How a truly digital approach can accelerate the post-Covid economic recovery

When I presented our annual results last month, I spoke about the speed of our business continuity planning amid the Covid pandemic. This allowed us to focus on a comprehensive 5-point plan to support our customers and society in this...
Economy & Jobs 04-06-2020

Germany’s €130bn stimulus package praised by all sides

After 21 hours of negotiations spread over two days, Germany's grand coalition came to an agreement on the €130 billion economic stimulus package close to midnight on Wednesday (3 June). The result has been received surprisingly positively by all sides. EURACTIV Germany reports.

EU says green finance will be ‘key focus’ of post-virus recovery phase

As EU countries fight the coronavirus pandemic, they “must not lose sight” of the EU’s climate neutrality objective, the European Commission reminded on Wednesday (8 April).

EU leaders back ‘green transition’ in pandemic recovery plan

While attention continues to focus on the urgent health aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak, EU leaders have called on the European Commission to start preparing “a comprehensive recovery plan” that integrates green and digital aspects.

How a green recovery can help modernise Europe

EU institutions and member states must act quickly and coherently in response to the COVID-19 crisis, writes Mats Engström. He suggests six points to consider when EU institutions work out post-crisis recovery plans.

Emergence from emergency: The case for a holistic economic recovery plan

If you think the coronavirus is scary – it’s only the training day for what will happen if we don’t stop the climate crisis:  Global warming is far more dangerous, write members of The Club of Rome.

COVID-19 stimulus should address health, economy and climate together

Governments around the globe are quickly designing some of the biggest economic stimulus plan ever seen in peacetime in response to the COVD-19 pandemic. But while the health crisis has forced all concerned to take swift action, we are still moving too slowly when it comes to  the climate crisis, writes María Mendiluce.

Italy strikes against Renzi reforms

Striking workers took to the streets in cities across Italy on Friday (24 October) to protest against cuts to public services and labour reforms proposed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. The stoppages mainly affected the transport sector, with train and public bus travel disrupted after the USB union called a 24-hour strike.
Energy 12-11-2010

MEPs seal deal on crisis funds for clean energy

The European Parliament yesterday (11 November) approved a deal between the EU institutions to free up €146 million of unspent EU recovery funds to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
Energy 21-10-2010

EU cuts deal on using crisis funds for energy efficiency

EU lawmakers have agreed to free up €146 million from uncommitted funds from the European Energy Recovery Plan to finance energy efficiency and renewables projects, MEPs said.
Regional Policy 06-09-2010

MEPs re-allocate crisis funds to energy efficiency

MEPs voted last week (2 September) to use €115 million of unspent recovery plan money from the EU's recovery plan on projects to improve energy efficiency in the regions.
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