Speech by Vice-President Katainen at the High-Level Conference on Financing Sustainable Growth - 'Sustainable finance within the Commission's Agenda promoting sustainability' European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 22 March 2018 Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen. I am sure you have already been well informed by now on what sustainable finance means to the European Commission. I once more want to thank Mr.
Welcoming remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis to open the Sustainable Finance Conference European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 March 2018 President Juncker, Mister Bloomberg, Honourable Members of Parliament, Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to Brussels, and welcome to this high-level conference on Financing Sustainable Growth.
Keynote speech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the High-Level Conference on Financing Sustainable Growth European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 March 2018 Good morning. Dear Michael, dear Valdis, Madame la Vice-présidente du Parlement européen, Mesdames et Messieurs les députés et anciens députés, Mesdames et Messieurs les ministres, Chers amis, Je ne peux pas prendre la parole aujourd'hui sans rendre...
Employment in EU regions in 2016 Employment grew in 8 out of 10 EU regions European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 22 March 2018 In 2016, 231 of the EU regions (84%) saw their employment grow in 2016. In 32 other regions, the number of persons employed decreased and in a further 12 employment remained stable.
Joint Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini, EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and EU Commissioner for Development and International Cooperation Neven Mimica on the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area European Commission - Statement Brussels, 22 March 2018 The historic decision to launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) taken on 21 March by the African Union at its Assembly in Kigali, represents a significant step towards deepening continental integration.
Energy Union: Synchronisation of the Baltic States' electricity network with the European system will strengthen solidarity and regional security of supply. European Commission - Statement Brussels, 22 March 2018 Joint Statement The Heads of State or Government of the Baltic States and of Poland met with President Juncker to reaffirm their strong commitment to synchronising the Baltic States' electricity grid with the continental European System by 2025.
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to give conditional approval to Bayer's plans to buy Monsanto and decision fining producers of capacitors €254 million for participating in a cartel European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 *Check against delivery* The Commission has today decided to give conditional approval to Bayer's plans to buy Monsanto under EU merger rules. We were able to do so because of the significant remedies the companies offered, which met our competition concerns...
Mergers: Commission clears Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer. The merger is conditional on the divestiture of an extensive remedy package, which addresses the parties' overlaps in seeds, pesticides and digital agriculture.
Antitrust: Commission fines eight producers of capacitors €254 million for participating in cartel European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 The European Commission has fined Elna, Hitachi Chemical, Holy Stone, Matsuo, NEC Tokin, Nichicon, Nippon Chemi-Con, Rubycon € 253 935 000. Together with the immunity applicant, Sanyo, they operated a cartel for the supply of aluminium and tantalum electrolytic capacitors between...
Fair Taxation: Commission puts in place first EU counter-measures on listed non-cooperative tax jurisdictions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 The European Commission is today delivering on its pledge to ensure that the EU's common EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions is backed up by effective countermeasures.