On May 25, 2022, the Federal Council adopted a report entitled ‘Ex-ante assessment of the impact of free trade agreements on sustainable development’. The report identifies available methodologies that … More Swiss Federal Council to analyse sustainability effects of important free trade agreements in a targeted manner in future
In February 2022, 54 565 first-time asylum applicants (non-EU citizens) applied for international protection in the EU Member States, up 85 % compared with February 2021 (29470) and … More Increase in Ukrainian first-time asylum seekers
In 2021, exports of waste from the EU to non-EU countries reached 33.0 million tonnes, an increase of 77% since 2004. Imports of waste from non-EU countries increased by 11% … More What are the main destinations of EU export of waste?
Eurostat published on May 24, 2022, the 2022 monitoring report on progress towards the SDGs in an EU context, which shows that over the last five years the climate … More Moderate progress on SDG13 – climate action
Broadcom CEO Hock Tan is building an empire out of low-profile but crucial applications for companies, By guest authors Aaron Tilley and Asa Fitch from the Wall Street Journal, Dean … More Broadcom’s USD 61 Billion VMware Buy Is a Bet on Unsexy Software
In 2019, the EU emitted around 3.1 gigatonnes (Gt) of CO2, less than 9% of the worldwide CO2 emissions for that year. Consumption in the EU was responsible for 3.4 … More EU’s CO2 footprint continues to decrease