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‘’The maritime technology sector provides more than 1 million jobs in Europe. These are high-quality jobs and are crucial for many communities and regions across Europe. We cannot lose these jobs due to unfair trading practices in other countries,” Luis Colunga, Deputy General Secretary for industriAll Europe, said.

European Shipyards, Manufacturers Urge EU to Safeguard Industry

European social partners for the maritime technology sector have once again called upon EU policy-makers to adopt a dedicated European industrial strategy for the sector

Preparing workers for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is among policymakers’ top concerns and one of the pillars of the Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report looks at how prepared workforces are.

These are the world’s best MBAs

American institutions continue to dominate lists of the top MBAs, with Chicago’s Booth School of Business coming first in the latest round-up

The EU has repeatedly warned Turkey to stop exploratory drilling activities in what Cyprus says are its territorial waters, to no avail, and last month EU foreign ministers asked officials to create a sanctions framework.

EU takes step closer to Turkey drilling sanctions

The EU on Monday (11 November) moved a step closer to imposing sanctions over Turkey’s drilling for oil and gas off Cyprus by formally adopting a legal framework to target those involved

The gap between emotional responses to climate change and the practical steps needed to combat it was illustrated when Chile announced that rioting and civil unrest prevents it from hosting next month’s COP-25 climate change summit.

Greta Thunberg’s activism lays a false Climate Change trail

Few would contest the European Union’s claim to have triggered, and then led, the late 20th century’s worldwide debate on climate change

Banks can use AI to transform the customer experience by enabling frictionless, 24/7 customer interactions — but AI in banking applications isn’t just limited to retail banking services.

The $450B opportunity for the applications of artificial intelligence in the banking sector & examples of how banks are using AI

Discussions, articles, and reports about the AI opportunity across the financial services industry continue to proliferate amid considerable hype around the technology

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Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu had said last week Turkey would begin to send foreign Islamic State militants back to their home countries starting on Monday, even if the nations the fighters came from had revoked their citizenship.

World

Turkey starts ‘sending home’ detained foreign fighters

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Turkey said on Monday (11 November) it had deported two captives from Islamic State, a German and an American, starting a programme to repatriate detainees that has caused friction with its NATO allies since it launched an offensive in northern Syria

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Baghdadi’s death on October 26, less than three miles from the Turkish border in northwest Syria, triggered allegations that the terrorist leader “enjoyed some tacit Turkish protection.

World

Erdogan and ISIS

Monday, November 11, 2019

Trump should not fall for the Turkish president’s public relations stunts

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As the world slides towards political extremism driven by nationalism and identity politics, towards protectionism and trade wars, towards greater government intervention, towards the breakup of large corporations and even a return to state-owned capitalism, statements on their own are insufficient. In fact, businesses would be better served by being more modest in their intentions and following a corporate version of the Hippocratic Oath.

Management

Hippocratic Oath for Corporations

Monday, November 11, 2019

When it comes to corporate responsibility, it’s time to stop the virtuous talk and begin to take simple actions

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“New Commission President Von der Leyen is a strong proponent of evidence based policy making; so,  here is the evidence: now we need the right policies!”, said Eurochambres President Leitl.

Europe

The 27th edition of the EUROCHAMBRES Economic Survey

Friday, November 8, 2019

The 27th edition of the EUROCHAMBRES Economic Survey (EES2020), based on feedback from 53.000 businesses, reveals that ongoing concerns about domestic sales and exports, as well as labour related challenges are constraining private sector investment and growth

The three Baltic states have done very well since communism ended, although Latvia experienced a deep recession in 2008.

Europe

Thirty Years After the Wall Fell: The Baltics and Kaliningrad

Friday, November 8, 2019

How the market economy changed lives: East Europeans assess 30 years of freedom

Relations between Europe and Asia have picked up momentum. Outgoing EU Foreign and Security Policy chief Federica Mogherini and Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom have done much to boost Europe’s profile on Asia’s crowded stage.

World

If they stopped fixating on America, Europe and Asia could do much more together

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

In Brussels, Beijing and Bangkok, concerns over ‘America First’ policies dominate. The unease is understandable. Stable and predictable ties with Washington are equally vital for both Europe and Asia

Welcoming incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s pledge to cut regulation as “nice to hear”, Babis was quick to express his views about the “need to change Europe”, exasperatedly mentioning the €10 billion spent each year on sustaining the operations of the European institutions.

Europe

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis speaks of "need to change Europe"

Monday, November 4, 2019

More than 150 representatives of industry, business and the third-sector gathered in Prague on Thursday (31 October) at the Financial Times Business Regulation Forum in Prague

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As an industry, wine couldn’t be more different than the low-quality, high-volume food industry. Wine’s dual function as a high-end food product and investment instrument means wine producers have had a long, ongoing interest in sustainable value based on quality.

Business

Big Food Is Ripe for a Revolution

Friday, November 1, 2019

The wine industry shows how eco-friendly production can benefit both companies and consumers

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The creation of highly efficient and dynamic systems by criminals to provide malicious services exploiting computer networks and enable fraud has created a global, underground digital economy.

Analyses

Cybersecurity can teach business how to succeed with platform models. Here’s how

Friday, November 1, 2019

In the early era of industrial growth, the only option for a successful business was to fully integrate supply chains and human capital

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Since 2014, Ukraine has embarked on an ambitious reform programme with the main objectives of stabilising its economy and improving its citizens’ livelihood.

Europe

If Ukraine wants more Europe, corruption must end

Friday, November 1, 2019

When the recent phone call between US President Trump and Ukraine’s President Zelensky went viral, it made headlines for several reasons, none of them good

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Capital is no longer allocated to the highest return projects or the projects that create the most value. In such an environment, the financial system’s basic operating principle becomes relative value destruction.

Europe

The “Eurozone Soviet”

Friday, November 1, 2019

Negative interest rates have a pernicious effect on human beings. They corrode the structures of society, culture and people’s mindsets, triggering widespread resignation and even nihilism

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Developing critical thinking is becoming more important as policy-makers around the world grapple to equip their citizens with the right education.

Business

This is the most in-demand soft skill that companies want

Friday, November 1, 2019

Three-quarters of American companies say they have difficulty recruiting the right people, with critical thinking among the top requirements, according to the Society for Human Resource Management

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Editor’s Column

The Brexit negotiations near to an end…

N. Peter KramerBy: N. Peter Kramer

On Sunday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his cabinet that while he could see a ‘pathway’ to a deal, there was ‘still a significant amount of work’ needed to get there

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European Shipyards, Manufacturers Urge EU to Safeguard Industry

European Shipyards, Manufacturers Urge EU to Safeguard Industry

European social partners for the maritime technology sector have once again called upon EU policy-makers to adopt a dedicated European industrial strategy for the sector

Business

How tech can help businesses balance profit and purpose

How tech can help businesses balance profit and purpose

With the US administration turning its back on the Paris Climate Agreement, demands for corporate climate leadership are mounting

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