Digital Finance Package: Commission sets out new, ambitious approach to encourage responsible innovation to benefit consumers and businesses

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today adopted a new Digital Finance Package, including Digital Finance and Retail Payments Strategies, and legislative proposals on crypto-assets and digital resilience. Today’s package will boost Europe’s competitiveness and innovation in the financial sector, paving the way for Europe to […]

Remote working and online shopping could drive 14 million cars off US roads – permanently

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  In 2019, US motorists drove equivalent of 337 round trips from Earth to Pluto. Lockdown meant a 64% drop in car usage, according to a KPMG report. 14 million fewer cars may […]

To reinvent the future, we must all work together

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert E. Moritz, Global Chairman, PwC COVID-19 has made the existing flaws in our social and economic systems even more apparent. It also offers us a chance to deliver fundamental reforms that put people at the heart of […]

Migration: Commission takes action to find solutions for unaccompanied migrant children on Greek islands

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following President von der Leyen’s visit to Greece on Tuesday, together with the Presidents of the other EU institutions, the Commission presented its Action Plan for immediate measures to support Greece, which was welcomed by the Ministers at the extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs […]

Peatlands are under threat. Here’s why we must act now to save them

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Laura Saputelli, Sustainability Specialist, Swiss Public Affairs and Sustainability, World Economic Forum & Peter Staubli, Co-founder and director, Beck & Staubli Peatlands play a huge role as carbon sinks and biodiversity hotspots. Centuries of depletion, either by drainage […]

Connected Claims Europe on 18-19 September 2019, in association with The European Sting

Sponsored content Insurers are made or broken by a successful claims function. Those willing to invest in serving their customers now will be the success stories tomorrow. Connected Claims Europe reveals how European leaders are transforming claims, from connecting and digitising the supply chain, to driving efficiency, accuracy and greater analytical insights. Featuring proven business […]

This is the first ever photo of a black hole

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Will Dunham An international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics – the first-ever photo of a black hole – using a global network of telescopes to gain insight into celestial objects with gravitational fields so […]

We underestimate the power of data at our peril. This is why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hani Weiss, Chief Executive Officer, Retail, Majid Al Futtaim Holding It’s not every day that a piece of research strikes a chord. But a Cushman & Wakefield report on exponential technological change and its implications felt personal. It read: […]