Child Labour: Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the World Day against Child Labour

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. In 2021, we mark the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. Despite the progress made globally over the years, in 2020, there were still 160 million children in child labour, with 79 million children trapped in hazardous work. This is a heavy […]

4 questions CEOs must answer this year to achieve net zero

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jules Kortenhorst, Chief Executive Officer, RMI CEOs have a particular responsibility in the shift to net-zero – and they must act with urgency. Here are four questions CEOs should ask of their businesses as they set out on […]

These are the world’s best universities in 2021

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content MIT stays at the top for the ninth consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings. The top 10 is made up of universities from the UK, the US and one from […]

One-third of young people still optimistic despite COVID’s dramatic hit on education and jobs

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 New survey polled young people – hit hard by COVID – around the world. Young women, younger adults and lower-income countries hit hardest. But more than a third of young people reported […]

State aid: Commission approves € 1.6 billion Polish scheme to compensate companies for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak and provide liquidity support

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, an approximately €1.6 billion (PLN 7.5 billion) Polish scheme that partially compensates large enterprises and certain small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for the losses suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak and provides them with […]