COVID-19 strongly impacted young people’s employment

n terms of employment, young people have been more strongly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic than older people. The employment rate in the EU among young people (aged 15-29) in the third quarter of 2020 was -2.8 percentage points (pp) compared with the pre-pandemic third quarter of 2019. However, the third quarter of 2021 saw … More COVID-19 strongly impacted young people’s employment

Lenzing presents Online Sustainability Report 2021 “Linear to Circular” for the first time

  Lenzing continues to march purposefully towards Group-wide climate neutrality. Lenzing recognized as “sustainability champion” several times worldwide – one of only 14 companies awarded “AAA” rating by CDP New, innovative reporting methods – Lenzing presents its Online Sustainability Report for the first time Sustainability Report 2021 based on the results of the updated materiality … More Lenzing presents Online Sustainability Report 2021 “Linear to Circular” for the first time

Swiss Debt collections and bankruptcies rose again in 2021 after a year of decline

In 2021, the total number of bankruptcy proceedings opened against businesses and individuals rose by 9.1 % compared with 2020. At cantonal level, Aargau recorded the greatest relative increase (+24.6 %). The number of debt collection proceedings increased slightly, but remained within the average range of the past five years. These are some of the … More Swiss Debt collections and bankruptcies rose again in 2021 after a year of decline

Swisss State Secretary Martina Hirayama visits Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Martina Hirayama, State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, will visit Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory accompanied by a high-level delegation from 5 to 7 April. The mission will focus on strengthening bilateral research and innovation cooperation as a follow-up to the visit made by Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin in October 2021, in his … More Swisss State Secretary Martina Hirayama visits Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory