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Economy & Jobs 10-01-2018

No future of work without social innovation

Futureproof labour markets must embed social innovation, writes Denis Pennel.

Economy & Jobs 15-11-2017

A more social Europe – no need to reinvent the wheel

This week is all about pushing forward by finally adding a “social pillar” to the EU-framework. Scandinavia has been leading the way on sustainable social models for decades – so there is no need to reinvent the wheel.

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Economy & Jobs 15-11-2017

The European Pillar of Social Rights: EU regions and cities at the forefront of implementation

In view of the rise in youth unemployment and the growing number of people at risk of poverty, the European Pillar of Social Rights must serve to make Europe more cohesive and more responsive to the social dimension of citizens' needs.

Economy & Jobs 15-11-2017

Gothenburg – hot air or a real deal?

Hats off to the Swedish Government for proposing the EU social summit that takes place on Friday, writes Esther Lynch.

Economy & Jobs 20-10-2017

France and Poland hope for posted workers breakthrough

After this week's European Council summit in Brussels, EU leaders are already preparing for their next meeting, which will take place in Sweden next month and focus on social issues. It's a divisive area and member states still have one major hurdle in their way before they reconvene.

Sustainable development review: weak on ambition and targets

The Commission finally presented its review of the EU's strategy on sustainable development on 13 December 2005. The review lacks clear targets and is unlikely to strengthen this "overarching objective" of all EU policymaking.

An Agenda for Sustainable Growth in Europe

This paper by the Growth Task Force of the European Policy Centre presents a comprehensive analysis on how to achieve long-term sustainable growth in Europe. The paper argues that economic growth is not an end in itself. Rather, economic growth is there to serve a greater ambition: the creation and maintenance of a vibrant, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable European society.

Sustainability and post-Kyoto targets in the balance at EU summit

Heads of states and government are set to bring decisive input into the re-orientation of the EU sustainable development strategy and on post-2012 climate change reduction targets amid fears from environmental NGOs that the sustainability agenda will be relegated to second priority.

Climate change 14-03-2005

EEA Director: environmental regulation not to blame for Lisbon failure

Better implementation - not cutting down on environmental legislation - is required to balance out the three dimensions of the Lisbon strategy, EEA Director Jacqueline McGlade has told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

Climate change 14-03-2005

EEA Director: environmental regulation not to blame for Lisbon failure

Better implementation - not cutting down on environmental legislation - is required to balance out the three dimensions of the Lisbon strategy, EEA Director Jacqueline McGlade has told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

Eco-efficiency: the key to bridging Gothenburg and Lisbon agendas

The Dutch Presidency drew attention to the economic opportunities of eco-efficiency in its informal environment Council from 16-18 July.

Environment Council to ratify Kyoto Protocol

On Monday 4 March, the EU Environment Ministers will meet to decide on the ratification of the Kyoto Protocol, and to discuss EU's sustainable strategies and environmental liability.