9th Jun 2023


EU set to miss 1m electric charging points by 2025 target

A report published by the European Court of Auditors on Tuesday revealed the EU is still far from reaching its Green Deal target of having one million charging points for electric vehicles by 2025. EU auditors recommend the European Commission to set out a strategic roadmap to meet charging infrastructure targets since 150,000 new charging points would be needed each year (almost 3,000 a week) to close the gap.

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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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