How to create a healthy ocean that benefits everyone

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter Thomson, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean and Co-Chair, Friends of Ocean Action Restoring ocean health is not just about verdant mangrove forests, thriving fish stocks and pristine blue waters, although these are all vitally important in […]

The space economy is booming. What benefits can it bring to Earth?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content The space race began as a competition between two superpowers, but there are now 90 nations operating in space. Another change since man first landed on the moon in 1969 is that […]

Enforcing EU laws: delivering the benefits to citizens

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Today, the European Commission adopted a Communication on the enforcement of EU law, setting out its work to ensure that EU law is complied with and citizens and businesses can benefit from the same rights across the EU. It is thanks to the correct […]

How businesses can achieve the living wage with surprising benefits

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Daan Wensing, Chief Executive Officer, Chair of the Executive Board, IDH – The Sustainable Trade Initiative Inequality threatens global stability; as the gap between rich and poor increases, it places in peril the viability of the global economy. […]

Why hourly workers should have the same benefits as salaried ones

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dan Schawbel, Managing Partner, Workplace Intelligence • There is growing recognition of the rights of hourly workers, including at legal level in California. • A new survey shows that hourly workers would benefit from greater flexibility. • Offering […]

OECD survey reveals many people unhappy with public services and benefits

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Many people in OECD countries believe public services and social benefits are inadequate and hard to reach. More than half say they do not receive their fair share of benefits given the taxes they pay, and two-thirds believe others get more than they deserve. Nearly three […]