Eurobarometer: Trust in the European Union has increased since last summer

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. While the coronavirus pandemic has been impacting on European daily lives for more than a year, attitudes towards the EU remain positive, according to the latest Standard Eurobarometer conducted in February-March 2021. The image of the EU and trust in the EU have increased […]

EU solidarity in action: Commission proposes €86.7 million for the recent natural disasters in France and Greece

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission is proposing a financial support of €86.7 million from the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) to provide relief to the population of several regions in France and Greece hit by natural disasters in 2020. Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa […]

This Canadian start-up turns millions of chopsticks into sustainable furniture

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alex Thornton, Senior Writer, Formative Content ChopValue recycles old bamboo chopsticks into a stylish range of homewares and furniture. Founder Felix Böck came up with the idea when he was looking for sustainable ways of using waste wood. […]

Deepfake democracy: Here’s how modern elections could be decided by fake news

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alexander Puutio, PhD Researcher at the University of Turku, Founding Curator of the New York III Global Shapers Hub & David Timis, Scholar at College of Europe, Outgoing Curator at Brussels Global Shapers Hub The emerging threat of […]

3 ways sustainable supply chains can build better business in a post-COVID world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ruth Rennie, Director of Standards and Assurance, Rainforest Alliance Building more sustainable, resilient supply chains can help the world emerge healthier from COVID-19. Sustainability certifications are a proven way to improve supply chains’ economic and environmental performance. But […]

Coronavirus Global Response: EIB and Commission pledge additional €4.9 billion

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The ‘Global Goal: Unite for our Future’pledging summit organised today by the European Commission and Global Citizen mobilised €6.15 billion in additional funding to help develop and ensure equitable access to coronavirus vaccines, tests and treatments. The money raised will also support economic recovery […]

New research reveals the true extent of corruption in fisheries

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Maxwell Hall, Media Lead, Broadcast and Programming, World Economic Forum Corruption is a problem throughout fish value chains. The consequences are widespread and more serious than just illegality. A structured, policy-based approach is needed to address this issue. […]

International Literacy Day: What you need to know about youth literacy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Myers, Writer, Formative Content Youth literacy has steadily increased around the world over the past three decades, according to data from UNICEF. Overall, the number of illiterate young people has fallen by around 75 million in the past […]