Barcelona’s ‘superblocks’ could save lives and cut pollution, says report

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Writer, Formative Content Residents of Gracia, in Barcelona, live in a neighbourhood virtually free of traffic, where the areas once occupied by cars have been turned over to people and playgrounds. The area is part of […]

Bullheaded Madrid authorities confront Catalonia with force

Madrid is doing exactly the same mistakes after the Catalan secessionist parties won the 21 December election, as in the weeks leading to the unauthorized independence referendum of 1st October. Both Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and King Felipe VI refused to let the door open for talks with the secessionist leaders and Carles Puigdemont, the […]

Sponsored content: when QUALITY meets OPEX in manufacturing

BARCELONA, July 15, 2015 – QUALITY is a key driver in timely product launches, enhancing a company’s reputation and maximizing shareholder value. Therefore Fleming Europe has decided to exploit the potential of producing an uninterrupted supply of high-quality medicine for patients in a challenging regulatory environment. How successful are you in facilitating continuous improvement of […]

The European Sting at the Retail Forum for Sustainability live from Barcelona

As part of the 18th European Eco-Innovation Forum on 20-22 May, the Retail Forum for Sustainability took place on 21 May in Barcelona and had a prominent place in the dialogue for a Greener European environment. The Forum came as a necessary module of the Eco-Innovation dialogue organised by the European Commission, DG Environment. The […]

18th EU Eco-Innovation Forum in Barcelona shows the way for Europe’s new Environmental policy

On 20-22 May 2015 the 18th edition of the European Forum on Eco-Innovation took place in Barcelona, Spain. The glorious “Green” Forum outside the Brussels city walls was jointly organised by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Environment, the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, and the Generalitat de Catalunya with the support of the […]

EU rewards organisations that make eco-innovation pay

The European Commission has awarded six organisations using the European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) for exceptional performance on eco-innovation. The 10th EMAS Awards ceremony was held in Barcelona last night. EMAS is a voluntary EU programme that businesses use to improve their environmental – and financial – performance. The awards recognize EMAS-registered companies that […]

18th European Forum on Eco-innovation live from Barcelona: What’s next for eco-labelling?

Guest article written by Clare Taylor Demand for green products is growing fast, accompanied by explosive growth in the number of environmental labels and schemes. Should oversight come from government, business or NGOs? More than 95 per cent of Europeans say that protecting the environment is important, and a recent global survey found that only […]

A Sting Exclusive: “Digital and mobile technologies are helping to achieve an economic success in Spain”, the Spanish Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Information Society Víctor Calvo-Sotelo reveals to the Sting at Mobile World Congress 2015

Exclusively written for the European Sting by Mr Víctor Calvo-Sotelo, Secretary of State for Telecommunication and Society Information in Spain, Spanish Ministry of Industry. The Mobile World Congress constitutes the most important international event on mobile technologies, gathering renowned speakers such as chairs of major telecommunications operators, equipment suppliers and leading software development companies. Today the […]

Catalonia’s vote for independence and the power of symbols

Although the polling has no legal force, the officers were all volunteers, and the election might be illegal, Catalans voted on 9 November. And the outcome was quite clear-cut. As expected the vote resulted in an overwhelming secessionist victory, with 80.7 percent of 2.25 million Catalans who participated in the referendum voting in favor of […]

The MWC14 Sting Special Edition

 

Movius @ MWC14: Discussing novel Communications Applications over a “CAFÉ”

In the latest Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, the European Sting, as the media partner of the event, had an interesting exclusive interview with Jose M. Romero, Vice President of Product Strategy & Marketing in Movius Interactive Corporation. Movius is a global leader in application enablement for service providers. Its Headquarters are based in […]

Sub10 Systems @ MWC14: Bridging the Ethernet of the Future

Sub10 Systems is a company that designs, develops and sells world leading Point-to-Point (PTP) Ethernet bridges operating in the Millimetre Wave (mmW) area of spectrum, at frequencies above 60GHz. The Sub10 was in the latest MWC 2014 in Barcelona and the European Sting, as media partner of the event  that was eager to listen to […]