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At European Business Summit 2009, Dr Ian Moore spoke to us about sustainability and the EU economy. He also discusses the REACH programme in some depth. Dr Moore is President and CEO of Momentive Performance Materials, an organisation involved in the silicones industry. If you would like to make your voice heard in this discussion,… » read more

On Friday 27th March, Arndt Kirchhoff Chair of the SME Committee for BusinessEurope was interviewed by Christophe Leclercq, Publisher of EurActiv. They had both been involved in Workshop X at the 2009 European Business Summit – titled, “SMEs:red tape or red carpet?“. In the interview below, he discusses points raised during their session and topics… » read more

On Thursday 27th March, Christian Weinberger spoke to EurActiv.com Publisher, Christophe Leclercq at EBS 2009. Mr Weinberger had just taken part in Workshop X at EBS 2009 – titled “SMEs: red tape or red carpet?“. Mr Weinberger works for the Enterprise and Industry Directorate General of the European Commission in Brussels as an Entrepreneurship and… » read more

On Thursday 26th March, Blogactiv spoke to the Director of the International Relations Department of BusinessEurope. Dr van den Hoven moderated Workshop I – titled Protectionism: an increasing concern? – at EBS 2009. The session included Pascal Lamy, Director General of the WTO and Baroness Ashton, EU Commissioner for Trade. If you have an opinion… » read more

Today at the European Business Summit in Brussels a workshop was organized focusing on health entitled “Ageing and health: Pay for the grey”. The distinguished panel included Androulla Vassilliou, European Commissioner for Health, AGE, the European Older People’s platform, and the Japanese ambassador to the EU and last but not least industry representatives. Not surprisingly,… » read more

The following has been prepared by Frederic Simon, Editor of EurActiv.com and Moderator of Workshop XIV at EBS 2009. The workshop is titled, Climate change: the road to Copenhagen. As anticipated, European leaders meeting for a two-day summit last week postponed until June a decision on the EU’s position for global climate talks, which are… » read more

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