How circular solutions can boost supply chain resilience and decarbonization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Neelam Melwani, Senior Manager, Circular Economy and Sustainability, Deloitte LLP COP27 is another crucial milestone in our race to a net-zero world. The past years were marked by companies focusing on addressing direct emissions from company-owned and controlled […]

Europe is bolstering energy sector resilience. But cyber risk remains a major vulnerability

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Akshay Joshi, Head of Industry and Partnerships, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum, Spencer Feingold, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum Russia’s war in Ukraine has created one of the most significant energy crises in Europe in recent memory. […]

NextGenerationEU: European Commission endorses positive preliminary assessment of Latvia’s request for €201 million disbursement under Recovery and Resilience Facility

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today endorsed a positive preliminary assessment of Latvia’s payment request for €201 million in grants under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), the key instrument at the heart of NextGenerationEU. On 17 June 2022, Latvia submitted to the Commission a payment […]

National recovery plans should boost resilience, autonomy and social protection

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Regular auditing and monitoring of the expenditure in order to protect EU’s financial interests Investment and reforms should focus on increasing EU strategic autonomy in key supply chains and critical infrastructure. To mitigate the social and economic impacts of the crisis, funds must be […]

NextGenerationEU: Bulgaria submits official recovery and resilience plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has today received an official recovery and resilience plan from Bulgaria. This plan sets out the reforms and public investment projects that Bulgaria plans to implement with the support of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The RRF is at the heart […]

NextGenerationEU: European Commission endorses Romania’s €29.2 billion recovery and resilience plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today adopted a positive assessment of Romania’s recovery and resilience plan, an important step towards the EU disbursing €14.2 billion in grants and €14.9 billion in loans to Romania under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). This financing will support […]

NextGenerationEU: European Commission endorses Cyprus’s €1.2 billion recovery and resilience plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today adopted a positive assessment of Cyprus’s recovery and resilience plan. This is an important step towards the EU disbursing a total of €1.2 billion in grants and loans under the Recovery and Resilience Facility. This financing will support the […]

NextGenerationEU: European Commission endorses Slovenia’s €2.5 billion recovery and resilience plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today adopted a positive assessment of Slovenia’s recovery and resilience plan, a key step paving the way for the EU to disburse €1.8 billion in grants and €705 million in loans under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). This financing […]

Questions and answers: European Commission endorses Luxembourg’s €93 million recovery and resilience plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. How did the Commission assess Luxembourg’s recovery and resilience plan? The Regulation ensures a transparent assessment on the basis of 11 criteria against the back of the six pillars of the Regulation. The 11 criteria require an assessment of whether: the measures have a […]

Recovery and Resilience Facility: Estonia submits official recovery and resilience plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has today received an official recovery and resilience plan from Estonia. This plan sets out the reforms and public investment projects that Estonia plans to implement with the support of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The RRF is the key instrument […]

EU budget 2022: Speeding up Europe’s recovery and progressing towards a green, digital and resilient future

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Commission has today proposed an annual EU budget of €167.8 billion for 2022, to be complemented by an estimated €143.5 billion in grants under NextGenerationEU. Their combined firepower will mobilise significant investments to boost the economic recovery, safeguard sustainability, and create jobs. It […]

Recovery and Resilience Facility: Hungary submits official recovery and resilience plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has received an official recovery and resilience plan from Hungary. This plan sets out the reforms and investment projects that Hungary plans to implement with the support of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The RRF is the key instrument at the […]

Recovery and Resilience Facility: Belgium, Italy, Austria, and Slovenia submit official recovery and resilience plans

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has received official recovery and resilience plans from Belgium, Italy, Austria, and Slovenia. These plans set out the reforms and public investment projects that each Member State plans to implement with the support of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The RRF […]

How companies can build resilience against pandemics

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Natalie Blyth, Global Head of Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC Holdings Plc No company is immune to the disruption caused by COVID-19. Companies can plan for interruptions by mapping suppliers and buyers. They should diversify their supply chain […]

EU, Latin America and the Caribbean: Partnering for prosperity, democracy, resilience and global governance

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Union is strengthening its political partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean by focusing it on four priorities – prosperity, democracy, resilience and effective global governance – for common future. The vision for a stronger and modernised bi-regional partnership focused on trade, […]

We must build resilience to face the future – but will we be fast enough?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christian Mumenthaler, Group Chief Executive Officer, Swiss Re Group, Switzerland The effects of climate change are undeniable. Ice caps are melting, sea levels are rising and according to recent projections, 2018 is likely to go down as the fourth-warmest […]