EU must accelerate the deployment of charging infrastructure to promote breakthrough in electro-mobility

The EU is still a long way from reaching its Green Deal target of 1 million charging points by 2025, and it lacks an overall strategic roadmap for electro-mobility, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA). Despite successes such as in promoting a common EU plug standard for charging electric Read more about EU must accelerate the deployment of charging infrastructure to promote breakthrough in electro-mobility[…]

How to increase consumer protection and resilience during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

The European Commission launched the New Consumer Agenda to empower European consumers to play an active role in the green and digital transitions. The Agenda also addresses how to increase consumer protection and resilience during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought significant challenges affecting the daily lives of consumers. More concretely, the Agenda puts forward Read more about How to increase consumer protection and resilience during and after the COVID-19 pandemic[…]

New legislation on sustainable investments

Parliament has adopted new legislation on sustainable investments. It lays down six environmental objectives and allows economic activity to be labelled as environmentally sustainable if it contributes to at least one of the objectives without significantly harming any of the others. The objectives are: climate change mitigation and adaptation; sustainable use and protection of water and Read more about New legislation on sustainable investments[…]