9th Jun 2023


WHO: 80 percent of adolescents don't exercise enough

A new report World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that more than 80 percent of adolescents worldwide are not active enough, putting their current and future health at risk. Globally, girls tend to be less active than boys. The prevalence of insufficient physical activity slightly decreased in boys between 2001 and 2016 (from 80 percent to 78 percent), but there was no change over time in girls (remaining around 85 percent).

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EU's proposed ethics body 'toothless', say campaigners

Transparency campaigners say the new ethics body proposed by the European Commission will do little to prevent corruption at the EU institutions. The proposal comes six months after allegations of a Qatari corruption affair involving a former European Parliament vice-president.


The 'BlackRock exemption' has no place in the EU's due diligence directive

With the EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, there's an opportunity to harness the power of investment for truly sustainable activities. But to do this, it must not allow the 'BlackRock exemption' and instead cover institutional investors and asset managers.

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