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Economy & Jobs 11-03-2022

Before considering new debt, Europe should make full use of its common debt

Rather than issuing new debt to deal with the economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and to build a “European defence,” the EU should transform the residual loans of the Recovery and Resilience Facility into immediate transfers and grants to member states, argues Jérôme Creel.
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Economy & Jobs 01-10-2021

Green bonds: Driving sustainable change in European listed real estate

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Green bonds are firmly on the European financial agenda, which has been fuelled by appetite from both policymakers and the investment community. Recently, the European Commission committed to raising 30% of its NextGenerationEU funds through green bonds and introduced a...
Energy 22-07-2021

France to capitalise on ‘resounding success’ of green renovation

The government's MaPrimeRenov' scheme, which helps households make energy efficiency renovation of buildings is a "resounding success", France's ecological transition ministry said on Monday (19 July), hoping many more will apply to the scheme in 2021. EURACTIV France reports.
Economy & Jobs 29-06-2021

EU hands out first payments from COVID-19 war chest

The European Union on Monday (28 June) handed out the first cash from its huge COVID-19 recovery fund, in the form of grants to create jobs and support businesses in economies ravaged by the pandemic.
Economy & Jobs 14-06-2021

The new kid on the EU bond block

The European Union is set to become the continent’s largest supranational bond issuer within the next five years as a result of its SURE and NextGeneration programmes, aimed at helping the bloc’s economies recover from the damage caused by the COVID–19 pandemic.
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A green vision for a sustainable urban future

I want you to take a minute to visualise the ideal urban landscape of the future. How does it look? Full of flying cars and soaring glass skyscrapers? I doubt it. Jure Šumi is the Representative and Spokesperson of the...
Economy & Jobs 27-04-2021

France and Germany unveil green recovery plans

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz unveiled their national recovery and resilience plan at a joint press conference Tuesday (27 April) ahead of the indicative 30 April deadline set by the European Commission.