Environmentally-friendly reforestation: Biodegradable tree covers made from renewable raw materials

In reforestation projects, the seedlings must be protected. So-called growth covers prevent game from feeding on the young plants and help to ensure that they are not prevented from growing by other plants. Previously used sheaths made of plastic and metal are often not removed in time and pollute the environment. The German Institutes of … More Environmentally-friendly reforestation: Biodegradable tree covers made from renewable raw materials

Burberry partners with Marcus Rashford MBE to help young people develop their literacy skills

AN INITIATIVE ANCHORED IN COMMUNITY, TO HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE Burberry is once again championing the power of giving back to help the next generation explore their dreams and unlock opportunity through the power of imagination, giving them the space to go further. In partnership with English international footballer and youth advocate Marcus Rashford MBE, … More Burberry partners with Marcus Rashford MBE to help young people develop their literacy skills

EU’s circular material use rate increased in 2020

In 2020, the EU’s circular material use rate (referred to as the circularity rate) reached 12.8 %.  This means that almost 13 % of material resources used in the EU came from recycled waste materials. This information comes from data on circular material use rate published by Eurostat today. The article presents a handful of findings from … More EU’s circular material use rate increased in 2020

Swiss Lake Geneva region exceeded one million jobs in 2019

In 2019, the Swiss economy totalled some 5.3 million jobs, reflecting growth of 1.3% compared with 2018. Lake Geneva region passed the million mark for the first time, positioning itself just behind Espace Mittelland and Zurich. Over the 2011-2019 period, almost half a million jobs were added to the economy overall. The main driver of … More Swiss Lake Geneva region exceeded one million jobs in 2019

122 deaths with EU-registered aircraft in the EU in 2020

  In 2020, 122 people died in aviation accidents on EU territory involving aircraft registered in the EU Member States, representing a 31 % drop compared to 2019, when there were 176 deaths. Like in the last four years, most of the air accident fatalities in 2020 (91% or 111 deaths) involved aircraft with a … More 122 deaths with EU-registered aircraft in the EU in 2020

Capital Markets Union: EU Commission proposes new measures to boost Europe’s capital markets

The European Commission has adopted a package of measures to improve the ability of companies to raise capital across the EU and ensure that Europeans get the best deals for their savings and investments. One year on from the 2020 Capital Markets Union Action Plan, the Commission is delivering on its commitments, proposing measures to … More Capital Markets Union: EU Commission proposes new measures to boost Europe’s capital markets