Opinions with Employers' Group members as rapporteur/co-rapporteur/rapporteur-general

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Tuairimí a glacadh on 08/12/2021
Tagairt: 
ECO/559-EESC-2021-03471
Seisiún iomlánach: 
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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

The EESC strongly supports the goal of redirecting investments in such a way that they contribute to the EU's transition to a sustainable economy but calls for the social partners and civil society to be brought better on board in the design and implementation of sustainable finance. The EU green bond standard has the potential to yield significant economic benefits for both issuers and investors alike and help the green transition.

Tuairim ó CESE: Renewed sustainable finance strategy

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Presentation SF Strategy - Sustainable Finance package - EESC informal meeting_24.08.2021

Presentation from DG Fisma : Strategy for Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy

Tuairimí a glacadh on 08/12/2021
Tagairt: 
INT/946-EESC-2021
Seisiún iomlánach: 
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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

In its opinion, the EESC highlights that one of the main challenges the retail sector is facing is the lack of an online level playing field with third-country traders. It agrees that a solid ambitious digital policy for the retail sector is needed in Europe to take advantage of the opportunities that the digital innovation offers for enhancing Europe’s competitiveness. The EESC also believes that for the retail sector, taking on board the green transition provides an opportunity for the retail sector to help consumers make more sustainable choices in their consumption.

Tuairim ó CESE: Digital transformation opportunities for retail companies and its advantages for European consumers (own-initiative opinion – Gr I)

Tuairimí a glacadh on 08/12/2021
Tagairt: 
REX/534-EESC-2021
Seisiún iomlánach: 
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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

Recent years have been marked by a persistent global decline in democratic values and the rule of law. While many differences remain and have to be acknowledged, North America has unquestionably been our closest historical ally in championing democracy and its values across the world. The arrival of the new administration in the US has provided a new momentum and a unique opportunity to build the new transatlantic partnership and jointly manage not only the internal, but also global challenges, especially with regard to powers which do not share the same values, such as China or Russia. President Biden's initiative to organise a Summit for Democracy at a time when autocracies are on the offensive is only the first step in building a strong international democratic alliance.

Tuairim ó CESE: A strong transatlantic partnership based on the common values of democracy and the rule of law, key in tackling global challenges and preserving international order (own-initiative opinion)

Tuairimí a glacadh on 08/12/2021
Tagairt: 
CCMI/183-EESC-2021
Seisiún iomlánach: 
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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the health of Europe's citizens and its economy hard, notably its industrial production. The European companies in the sectors with high consumption of resources and energy (REIIs) were already in a precarious situation, and are now undergoing this further, unexpected, crisis.

Tuairim ó CESE: How REIIs (Resources and Energy Intensive Industries) can take advantage of the EU Recovery Plan in their socially acceptable transition towards de-carbonisation and digitalisation (own-initiative opinion)

Tuairimí a glacadh on 08/12/2021
Tagairt: 
NAT/833-EESC-2021
Seisiún iomlánach: 
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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

The EU ETS was launched in 2005 and covers about 45 % of EU greenhouse gas emissions. The latest revision of the EU ETS Directive, adopted in 2018, sets the total quantity of emission allowances for phase 4 (2021-2030), in line with what was the current EU emission reduction target at the time (40 % reduction below 1990 levels by 2030).

Tuairim ó CESE: Revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), including maritime transport and Market Stability Reserve

Tuairimí a glacadh on 08/12/2021
Tagairt: 
NAT/834-EESC-2021
Seisiún iomlánach: 
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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

This opinion will provide the civil society perspective on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism. The main purposes of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) would be to discourage EU businesses from moving their production to countries with less ambitious climate change policies (carbon leakage) and to encourage a global move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in line with the Paris Agreement.

Tuairim ó CESE: Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)

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