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Biodiversity Report Is Urgent Call to Action Beyond Fixes; Geneva Global Initiative Calls on World Community to Focus on Concrete Actions

GENEVA, 6-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The UN IPBES’ 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is another one in a long line of warnings about the state of our planet. It should be clear that we face multiple … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland Deputy Governor Ed Sibley outlined the Central Bank’s strategic priorities for the next three years in the context of the safety and soundness of the financial system

Resilience of the financial system will remain a key focus for the Central Bank over the next three years A hard Brexit will be damaging for Ireland, but short-term ‘cliff-edge’ stability risks to the financial system are manageable Legislation is … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019: Worsening international relations hinders action across a growing array of serious challenges

Rising geopolitical and geo-economic tensions are the most urgent risk in 2019, with 90% of experts saying they expect further economic confrontation between major powers in 2019 Environmental degradation is the long-term risk that defines our age, with four of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management’s CIO: 6 themes to watch in 2019 based on macroeconomic outlook, market conditions and the major asset classes

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The themes for 2019 are based around the macroeconomic outlook, market conditions and the major asset classes: 1) Growth deceleration. Global growth is slowing and becoming less synchronised. As the US upswing matures, Europe … Read the full press release

CIB Capital Markets Strategist Tom Joyce comments on US-China Policy Escalation & Markets in the January issue of C-SPACE

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The United States and China are at a crossroad in what has become the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st Century, CIB Capital Markets Strategist Tom Joyce said in the January issue of … Read the full press release

London Economics Report: University of York monetary and social value for the UK economy is £1.8 billion

YORK, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The report demonstrates the monetary and social value of the University of York locally, nationally and internationally. It addresses the economic impact of teaching and learning; research and knowledge exchange; international students; and University and student … Read the full press release

EY Building a Better Working Europe survey: Skill shortages in Europe are damaging the growth prospects of companies and the continent’s economy

European companies struggle to recruit and retain talent with digital skills Almost half (48%) lack cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and robotics skills Digitally mature companies record higher productivity and better top-line growth LONDON, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skill shortages in Europe are … Read the full press release

Alliance of key industry stakeholders covering the full plastics value chain established to reduce plastics littering across Europe

BRUSSELS, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (11 December 2018), the European Commission launches an alliance of key industry stakeholders covering the full plastics value chain as part of its persisting efforts to reduce plastics littering, increase the share of recycled … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo supports the German-Italian Innovation Conference

• The Bank is a key player in supporting the circular economy • Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center brings two start-ups focused on mobility to the German-Italian Innovation Conference BERLIN, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second year running, Intesa Sanpaolo is supporting the … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum 2019: Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Globalization has created global growth and development but also given rise to excessive inequality For the next wave of globalization – “Globalization 4.0” – leaders need to learn from past mistakes and build more inclusive societies and better protect vulnerable … Read the full press release

Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership meeting to highlight the impact of climate change on migration, the economy and security

BRUSSELS, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MEPs and MPs from EU member states, 18 Asian countries and Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Norway and Switzerland will debate the environmental challenges that Asia and Europe are facing: sustainable development and the circular economy, … Read the full press release

Insurance Europe supports the EU’s efforts to make the European economy greener and more resilient

BRUSSELS, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance Europe has published its response to a consultation on the European Commission’s proposal for a regulation to establish a framework to facilitate sustainable investment. It expressed support for the EU’s efforts to make the European economy greener … Read the full press release

Silver is Gold: The first European Silver Economy Awards have announced its winners

May 3, 2018 ¦ Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, Fraunhofer Institute Portugal and ProjectRay have been honoured as winners of the first edition of the European Silver Economy Awards. BRUSSELS, Belgium, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday May 3, the … Read the full press release

Newcastle, Durham, Northumbria and Sunderland universities to make a step change in delivering research to the marketplace

The North East’s universities are joining forces to commercialise research and boost the region’s economy after a Minister announced £4.9m in Government funding. NEWCASTLE, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Connecting Capability Fund (CCF) award, made by Research England, will see Newcastle, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research links technological leadership and economic leadership in the context of 16th and 17th century Europe

Economic leadership and technological leadership are often closely linked. Efficient organisations make investment decisions based on market forces. Less efficient organisations allow other factors to influence their decisions. The Portuguese and Dutch merchant shipping empires of the 16th and 17th century demonstrate … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute partner with HSBC and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for the Turing-HSBC-ONS Economic Data Science Awards 2018

LONDON, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Turing’s economic data science research programme has announced a new collaboration between HSBC and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The Turing-HSBC-ONS Economic Data Science Awards 2018 invite proposals for research in economic data science to improve our understanding … Read the full press release

SME business climate dipped slightly in February but remains on a high level – KfW-ifo SME Barometer

SME business climate drops moderately as expectations decline But SMEs still rate their current situation better than ever Large enterprises are clearly less optimistic Growth rate is on the way back to normality Frankfurt am Main, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After … Read the full press release

KfW Research: 2017 the most successful year of the euro area in a decade

KfW Research confirms growth forecast of 2.4% for 2018 Growth expected to slow to 2.1% in 2019 Political risks to the euro area business cycle have waned, spotlight is now on financial markets Frankfurt am Main, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With … Read the full press release

UCL Professor Mariana Mazzucato part of the new Scottish National Investment Bank

LONDON, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A leading UCL professor, who has been advising the Scottish Government on establishing a new public investment bank (launched today), is excited by the social and economic opportunities it can deliver. Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of … Read the full press release

Schuster Manfred Hubert agrees with future oil predictions

Oil and Energy BEIJING, China, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Crude oil prices will average $60/b in 2018 and $61/b in 2019. That’s an increase from last month’s Short-Term Energy Outlook by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In January 2018, oil prices briefly hit $70/b. In … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World Unprecedented participation expected from global leaders including 70 heads of state or government and 38 heads … Read the full press release

Destatis: German economy in 2017: GDP 2.2% higher in 2017 than in the previous year

WIESBADEN 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The economic situation in Germany was characterised by strong economic growth in 2017. According to first calculations of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the price-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) was 2.2% higher in 2017 than in … Read the full press release

Alliance News riceve un investimento strategico da parte di PA Group e dpa per sostenere l’espansione nell’area EMEA

LONDRA, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alliance News – agenzia stampa leader nella fornitura di notizie in tempo reale sul mondo azionario per investitori e professionisti della finanza – ha ricevuto un investimento da due delle più importanti aziende media europee … Read the full press release

Galicia’s regional Councillor for the Economy, Employment and Industry Francisco Conde visited Gamesa’s factory in As Somozas

During the visit, Ricardo Chocarro, CEO for EMEA, confirmed Gamesa’s plans to add a third production line at the As Somozas complex. Zamudio, Spain, 13-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Galicia’s regional Councillor for the Economy, Employment and Industry, Francisco Conde, has visited Gamesa’s … Read the full press release

The 12th Open Forum Davos 2014 to open its doors to the general public from 22 to 24 January in Davos, Switzerland

Open Forum Davos 2014 programme offers sessions on geopolitics, the economy, social affairs and more Panellists include top leaders from business, politics and civil society For more information about the 12th Open Forum, visit: http://www.openforumdavos.ch Davos, Switzerland, 20-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — On the … Read the full press release

The EY Eurozone Financial Services Forecast (EEFSF): business lending expected to drop by €211b in 2014

London, UK, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — This year the Eurozone will experience annual GDP growth for the first time since 2011, but at just 0.9% the growth will not be strong enough to support a level of uplift in financial services that … Read the full press release

The BKW Group released its 2012 Sustainability Report

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The BKW Group (BKW) drove forward its commitment to sustainability in the 2012 financial year.The company consistently honours its responsibility in the three areas of ecology, economy and society.Further developments in the interests of sustainability generate business … Read the full press release

President Barroso Statement on his meeting with Prime Minister of Bulgaria Plamen Oresharski

José Manuel Durão Barroso – President of the European Commission Brussels, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I would like to warmly welcome Prime Minister Oresharski to the European Commission for the first time. We had an open, frank … Read the full press release

EESC conference: The credit crunch and shrinking savings: how to break the vicious circle to kick-start recovery?

7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Low credit offerings lead to low consumption levels, which in turn cause the economy to stagnate. That is the key problem of the current economic crisis. The EU needs to respond and reverse the trend, but one … Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Balance Sustainability Report: reduced fuel consumption and new efficiency record

Balance Sustainability Report published today • New efficiency record: specific fuel consumption of 4.06 litres • Further progress in active noise prevention • Balance also available for the first time as an attractive “E-paper” 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The edition of … Read the full press release