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Libra maintains 2020 approval target despite concerns

By |december 6th, 2019|crypto-currency, Facebook, libra, News|

Facebook-sponsored digital currency Libra is determined to getting the green light by European regulators next year, despite the numerous concerns raised by EU finance ministers, a senior representative of the project told EURACTIV.com.

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EU reaches ‘milestone’ by agreeing on ‘green’ criteria for finance

By |december 5th, 2019|News, sustainable finance, Taxonomy|

MEPs and the Finnish presidency of the EU Council agreed on Thursday (5 December) on the taxonomy to determine what economic activities could be considered ‘green’, paving the way for channeling billions of euros into investments to fight against climate change.

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EU banking regulator: ‘No green economy if we encourage banks to be insolvent’

By |december 5th, 2019|European Banking Authority, European Green Deal, José Manuel Campa, News, Taxonomy|

Europe wants to use all the tools available to transit toward a 'green' economy. But ‘green’ lending should not be incentivised by easing capital requirements for banks, the European Banking Authority chief, Jose Manuel Campa, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

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We will ‘react as one’, EU tells US over French digital tax dispute

By |december 3rd, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, Donald Trump, EU-US relations, France, French digital tax, News|

The European Commission wants to settle the latest trade dispute with the US over the French digital tax “amicably”, but warned that the bloc will “react as one” if Washington slaps tariffs on Paris.

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ECB to review its mandate with “open mind”, Lagarde says

By |december 3rd, 2019|Christine Lagarde, crypto-currency, ECB, News|

ECB will embark on a strategic review of its mandate and instruments to achieve its inflation target of 2% with an “open mind”, its president Christine Lagarde said on Monday (2 December).

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LEAK: Finland’s EU budget proposal limits expenditure to 1.06% of GNI

By |december 2nd, 2019|EU budget, Finnish Presidency, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Finland’s rotating presidency of the EU proposed an expenditure of 1.07% of the region's gross national income (GNI) for the period 2021- 2027, slightly increasing its past ceiling but below the European Commission and the European Parliament proposals, according to the draft proposal seen by EURACTIV.com.

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Michel vows to push for a more assertive Europe

By |november 29th, 2019|Charles Michel, Donald Tusk, News, sovereign Europe|

The new European Council President Charles Michel called on Friday (29 November) for a more assertive role for Europe in the world, and promised to be “more cautious” on Twitter than his predecessor Donald Tusk.

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The Brief, powered by BP – The collective intelligence we need

By |november 28th, 2019|News, The Brief|

In one of the best moments of the award-winning movie ‘The Barbarian Invasions’, the characters discuss the most unique and talented generation in history. “Intelligence isn’t an individual trait,” one of them argued. Athens, before Christ: “Euripides premieres his Electra;...

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Qatar imparts World Cup lessons…even before kickoff

By |november 28th, 2019|2022 FIFA world cup, football, News, Qatar, sustainability|

Qatar has pledged to host not only the most sustainable World Cup in the middle of the desert, but is already sharing lessons from the event three years before the teams even begin to play.

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EU climate investment falls behind China and the US

By |november 27th, 2019|EIB, green investment, News|

The European Union continues to lag behind in terms of ‘green’ investment compared with China and the US, the EIB warned on Tuesday (26 November). The lender said that financing should increase by one-third to achieve a net-zero emissions economy by 2050.

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