Commission sets out first analysis of the proposals stemming from the Conference on the Future of Europe

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today adopted a Communication setting out how it can follow up on the outcome of the Conference on the Future of Europe. After a year of deliberations, the Conference came to an end on 9 May 2022. In the closing […]

How mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence can create a sustainable future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andre Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman, Roche Business has a duty to respect human rights, even when and where states waver in their responsibilities to safeguard workers, communities and our natural environment. The European Commission’s draft of standard-setting legislation on sustainable […]

COVID-19’s impact on jobs and education: using data to cushion the blow

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jerica Isabel L. Reyes, Global Shapers, Manila Hub, Philippines, Veronica Renee Carlos, Global Shapers, Manila Hub, Philippines, Johnathan Watkins, PILAR Research Network, London, United Kingdom, & Jimuel Celeste Jr., Department of Computer Science, University of the Philippines Diliman […]

Healthy Lifestyle: Commission launches a European-wide campaign

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Yesterday, the Commission launched the HealthyLifestyle4All campaign to promote a healthy lifestyle for all, across generations and social groups, with the objective to improve the health and well-being of Europeans. Linking sport and active lifestyles with health, food and other policies, this two-year campaign […]

Why COVID-19 is a litmus test for corporate attitudes to sustainability

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Maxim Remchukov, Director, Sustainable Development, Sibur & Denis Rozhok, Head of Treasury, Sibur ESG is growing in importance for businesses and stakeholders everywhere. The pandemic is helping increase awareness that companies must focus on long-term sustainability over short-term […]

Coronavirus: The truth against the myths

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Polite Mabhena, the Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Medical Students Association at the National University of Science and Technology since August 2019. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece […]

Mergers: Commission approves the merger of Mylan and Pfizer’s Upjohn division, subject to conditions

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed merger between the global pharmaceutical company Mylan and Upjohn, a business division of Pfizer, which operates Pfizer’s off-patent branded and generic established medicines. The decision is conditional on the divestment of Mylan’s […]

How does your immune system work?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Phil Cain, Writer, Formative Content Until a vaccine is available, our immune systems will need to adapt unaided to COVID-19. The immune system is the body’s multi-level defence network against potentially harmful bacteria, viruses and other organisms. A […]

A 3-step plan for carbon-neutral cars

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Lightfoot, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, LeasePlan While greener than traditional cars, EVs are not yet truly sustainable. More renewable energy on the grid will lower their environmental impact. Governments must incentivize EV ownership until it becomes the […]