Transparency Register / Lobbying Regulation in the EU
On 28th September 2016, the European Commission submitted a proposal for an „Interinstitutional Agreement on a mandatory Transparency Register“ (IIA). The IIA is to be based on the existing voluntary transparency register of the European Parliament and the Commission from 2014 and to create a robust system ensuring transparent lobbying.
Acting today for tomorrow
Sustainability in corporate strategy
Keynote address by Olaf Koch at the International Travel Trade Show in Berlin, 2017
Responsible Lobbying: We need to take a stand!
Presentation at Quadriga Berlin Summit: Public Affairs Trend Lab, 16 February 2017
Participants from 18 nations all around Europe took part in the Quadriga Berlin Summit: Public Affairs Trend Lab 2017, hosted by Prof. Dr. Mario Voigt.
News from Brussels / Week 12 - 16 December 2016
Last week the EU took one further step towards the abolition of roaming charges. The Parliament revised the rules of procedure and introduced new rules for lobbying. The Council supports the agenda on strengthening European farmers and together all three institutions made a pledge to give special priority to fast-track legislative work.
Commentary: Congratulations METRO GROUP!
Arved Lüth, managing owner of :response
Yesterday, Metro Group was named industry group leader in the Food & Staples Retailing category of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices by the Swiss sustainability agency RobecoSAM for the second time. I surely should congratulate them for that. But – wait a minute: What are the congratulations about anyway? A guest commentary by Arved Lüth, managing owner of :response
METRO GROUP’s Sustainability Performance reconfirmed by top ranking in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
METRO GROUP has once again qualified in the group of world sustainability leaders in retailing. The company has been listed as Industry Best on the leading international sustainability index Dow Jones Sustainability World (#DJSI2016 ) as well as on the Europe index, as the rating agency RobecoSAM announced.