Brussels, Brexit and the Future of Television Channels

By Philip Frey On June 23rd 2016, the world experienced a major earthquake. Not a seismic event, but among many, a political and economic earthquake. The aftershocks of Brexit are still been felt, with the departure date of the United Kingdom from the European Union less than a year away. Everyone involved and influenced by … Continue reading Brussels, Brexit and the Future of Television Channels

How to digitise EU industry?

By Maxi Pethö-Schramm The European Commission (EC) has estimated that digital innovation will increase the annual European industrial output by €110 bn. So far, Europe has on average only reached 12% of its digitisation potential, ranging from 10% in Germany to 18% in the UK. Europe is underperforming relative to the US, which has reached … Continue reading How to digitise EU industry?

How Can Business Support Refugees?

By Rustam Baratov The global number of refugees continues to rise, and the role of the private sector is therefore inevitable to support the long-term sustainable integration of refugees. Almost one-third of all refugees are moving outside of Africa, and Europe — countries, such as Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon, respectively 3.5 million registered by the government … Continue reading How Can Business Support Refugees?

Creativity at the Heart of Businesses: a Key to Success?

By Clara Bütow What role does creativity play for business innovation, profits and talent management? I had the pleasure to attend a session called Creativity at the Heart of Business: a Key to Success? at the European Business Summit in Brussels. The panel discussion on creativity brought together leaders from corporate, entrepreneurial and artistic fields … Continue reading Creativity at the Heart of Businesses: a Key to Success?

Mainstreaming Sustainability: Dream or Reality?

By Xènia Greenhalgh Consistent themes running throughout the European Business Summit 2018 of digitalisation, artificial intelligence, Sustainable Development Goals and the circular economy, all culminated in a roundtable on the second day of the event – “Mainstreaming sustainability in the public and private sector: What role for innovation?” This question is perhaps the most important … Continue reading Mainstreaming Sustainability: Dream or Reality?

“It is only when we psychologically refuse to be European that we have issues” – Federica Mogherini at the European Business Summit 2018

By Eloise Ryon. The European Business Summit, an event that ran from the 23rd to the 24th of May 2018, featured Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission as one of their main speakers. She appeared alongside Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Kingdom … Continue reading “It is only when we psychologically refuse to be European that we have issues” – Federica Mogherini at the European Business Summit 2018