Battery-only electric passenger cars in EU: over 1 million

  In 2020, the number of battery-only electric passenger cars in the EU Member States exceeded 1 million for the first time. This is 20 times more than the number recorded in 2013 and 3 times more than the number recorded in 2018. This information comes from data on passenger cars published by Eurostaton June … More Battery-only electric passenger cars in EU: over 1 million

New Roaming rules for travellers in the EU: “Roam like at home” for 10 more years

On July 1, 2022, the new improved Roaming regulation enters into force. It extends “Roam-like-at-home” until 2032 – the scheme thanks to which travellers in the EU and the EEA can call, text and surf abroad without extra charges. Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age, said: “With our roaming … More New Roaming rules for travellers in the EU: “Roam like at home” for 10 more years

McKinsey: Meet the psychological needs of your people—all your people

    By guest authors Tera Allas and Brooke Weddle from McKinsey. Too many employers pay too little heed to the needs of the lower earners in their company. Here’s why—and how—they should shift gears. As record numbers of workers quit their jobs, companies are busy trying to figure out how to make working conditions … More McKinsey: Meet the psychological needs of your people—all your people

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka

  The IMF team had constructive and productive discussions with the authorities on economic policies and reforms to be supported by an IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement. Significant progress was made, and discussions will continue virtually towards reaching a staff-level agreement on the EFF arrangement in the near term. The objectives of the new … More IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka

ITA Augsburg and Augsburg University of Applied Sciences implement model factory for sustainable material cycles as part of the Augsburg AI production network

Only one percent of textiles are currently recycled in a closed loop. Fast-moving fashion trends, outsourced corporate responsibility and a general decline in raw material quality are fueling this development. The Recycling Atelier, which Augsburg University of Applied Sciences and the Augsburg Institute of Textile Technology (ITA Augsburg) opened today, is countering this trend. The … More ITA Augsburg and Augsburg University of Applied Sciences implement model factory for sustainable material cycles as part of the Augsburg AI production network