Stand Up For Ukraine: private sector can now donate in-kind support via new system

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As part of the ‘Stand Up For Ukraine’ campaign, the European Commission has created a new system to channel in-kind donations from the private sector to Ukraine, Moldova and neighbouring EU Member States, to help cater for the needs of internally displaced and refugees. […]

Statement by the European Commission calling for the protection of children in Ukraine

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The bombardment of the children’s and maternity hospital in Mariupol yesterday is the latest in a series of atrocities and crimes committed against children. This senseless and illegal war waged by the Russian Federation is taking the lives of innocent children, and this is […]

How are the world’s biggest cities rethinking public transport?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kayleigh Bateman, Senior Writer, Formative Content Cities are seeking out innovative transport methods to reduce emissions and adapt to rising populations. About 60% of the world’s people are expected to live in towns or cities by 2030. Paris […]

EU job-search aid worth €3.7 million for 297 dismissed Airbus workers in France

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Almost 300 Airbus employees in France who lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic will receive €3.7 million in EU aid. On Wednesday, Parliament approved France’s request for support from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for Displaced Workers (EGF). MEPs acknowledged that “in […]

Stop calling young people ‘leaders of tomorrow’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Elizabeth Wathuti, Founder, Green Generation Initiative, Lindsey Prowse, Specialist, 1t.org North America, World Economic Forum Young people are proving to be increasingly important partners in delivering local action to tackle the climate crisis. When youth-led solutions are underfunded […]

Protecting biodiversity: EU takes action to prevent introduction of invasive alien species that would damage European nature

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is taking legal steps against 15 Member States in order to step up the prevention and management of invasive alien species. Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia have failed to establish, implement […]

4 ways to summon public and private unity to advance net zero

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Bob Moritz, PricewaterhouseCoopers International Partnerships between the public and private sector fuel the “Flywheel of Progress.” Tackling climate change calls for unity on a scale not seen since World War II. Broad systems change is required to achieve […]

Here’s how rising inflation is affecting us around the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Inflation is pushing up the prices of essential goods such as food, transport and utilities. More than two-thirds of people around the world are feeling the squeeze, according to new research. As […]

3 lessons for financing forest conservation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School There is a shortfall in the annual expenditure required to preserve the planet’s biodiversity. Without private investment dollars, this deficit is likely to persist indefinitely. Analysing […]