How chemistry is part of the solution to climate change – and not just part of the problem

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Niklas Gustafsson, Secretary to the board of the Volvo Environment Prize foundation, Volvo Group Chemical-based products often have a harmful impact on the environment, including their CO2 emissions toll. Green chemistry minimizes the use of hazardous substances when […]

Russia: Summoning of the Russian Ambassador to the EU

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Secretary-General of the European Commission, Ilze Juhansone, and the Secretary-General of the External Action Service, Stefano Sannino, jointly summoned the Ambassador of Russian Federation to the European Union, Vladimir Chizhov, on Monday to condemn the decision of the Russian authorities from last Friday […]

What more than 32,000 people think about the future of work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Almost 40% of workers think their job will be obsolete within five years, according to PwC’s Hopes and fears 2021 report. Six in 10 are concerned about machines taking over their jobs. […]

5 steps to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine distribution

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Carlos Grau Tanner, Director-General, Global Express Association & Sean Doherty, Head, International Trade and Investment, World Economic Forum As COVID-19 vaccines become available, the question becomes how to distribute them around the world. The Global Express Association proposes […]

The EU prepares for the end of LIBOR: the Commission welcomes the agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on financial benchmarks

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission today welcomed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on important amendments to EU rules on financial benchmarks.  The Commission proposed these amendments on 24 July 2020 to ensure that the EU’s financial stability is not harmed when […]

Tackling pollution and climate change in Europe will improve health and well-being, especially for the most vulnerable

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Air and noise pollution, the impacts of climate change such as heatwaves, and exposure to dangerous chemicals cause ill health in Europe. Poor quality environments contribute to 13 % (one in every eight) of deaths according to a major assessment on health and environment […]