European Parliament approves more transparency and efficiency in its internal rules

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament adopted changes to its internal rules on Thursday to operate more efficiently and in a more transparent way. The key changes to the Parliament’s Rules of Procedure adopted on Thursday relate to Members’ standards of conduct (including transparency rules and measures to prevent […]

Promoting rule of law and fundamental rights in the EU

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The EU should do more to promote democracy, rule of law and fundamental rights across the EU, including through support to civil society organisations. MEPs endorsed on Thursday the position of the Civil Liberties Committee to triple the funds allocated in the long-term EU […]

Commission launches debate on a gradual transition to more efficient and democratic decision-making in EU tax policy

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has today kick-started the debate on reforming decision-making for areas of EU taxation policy, which currently requires unanimity among Member States. This unanimity often cannot be achieved on crucial tax initiatives, and can lead to costly delays and sub-optimal policies. The Communication […]

The unique role of business in building social good

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Darryl White, CEO, BMO Financial Group Over the years, I have had many conversations with young people encouraging them to pursue careers in business. Consistently, they’ve shared a view held by many of their peers that the choice they’ve […]

Here are three ways organizations can prepare for tomorrow’s world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Carmine Di Sibio, Managing Partner – Client Service, Ernst & Young What will the world look like in 2030? In 2050? No one can predict the future exactly, but if you can imagine it, you can help shape it. […]

The story of 2018, in 10 charts

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Writer It was the year The Avengers topped the movie charts, France won the World Cup for the second time and Prince Harry married Meghan Markle. It was also the year of the strong jobs market and […]

Chile ups foreign bribery enforcement but flawed case resolutions are insufficient to ensure transparency and accountability

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Chile has stepped up its fight against foreign bribery in recent years but could do more to increase enforcement and compliance with the OECD Convention, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery. The Working Group has just completed its Phase 4 evaluation […]