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Elections update – November 2017

16 Nov 2017
All Committees

AmCham EU would like thank all our outgoing chairs for their commitment and leadership over the past years.

On the road to clean mobility

13 Nov 2017
Transport, Energy & Climate

Last week, the European Commission released the second part of its mobility strategy for Europe, the Clean Mobility Package, aimed as a contribution to the EU’s low-carbon economy ambition. 

Responsible sourcing of minerals - Where are we now?

13 Nov 2017
Environment

The responsible sourcing of minerals remains an important subject for both policy-makers and industry alike. With this in mind AmCham EU recently held a workshop on the topic of responsible sourcing, with experts from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the European Commission and the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) offering insight on the latest developments in this area. 

Improved health of Europeans depends on long-term vision

6 Nov 2017
Healthcare
Intellectual Property

Europe’s future growth and competitiveness rely on its ability to innovate. This means having the right talent, capital and regulatory infrastructure to drive long-term investment in new technologies. 

AmCham EU attends Transatlantic Business Conference in Frankfurt

30 Oct 2017
Transatlantic Task Force

On Wednesday, 25 and Thursday, 26 October Roger Coelho of AmCham EU attended the 11th Annual Transatlantic Business Conference organised by AmCham Germany in Frankfurt.

AmCham EU travels to Strasbourg to talk energy and transport

30 Oct 2017
Transport, Energy & Climate

Last week, a delegation of AmCham EU’s Transport Energy and Climate Committee went to Strasbourg to meet with MEPs on EU transport and energy policy. 

How innovation is changing the game: 34th Annual Competition Policy Conference

30 Oct 2017
Competition policy

On Friday, 27 October AmCham EU hosted the 34th edition of its annual Competition Policy Conference, which explored the evolving relationship between innovation and competition policy.

Smart work is already here – US companies are pioneering a flexible and efficient future of work

23 Oct 2017
Employment & Social Affairs

The way we work is changing as everything goes digital. 

AmCham EU and AmCham Italy host discussion on Single Market in Rome

20 Oct 2017
All Committees
Single Market Task Force

On 10 October 2017, Amerigo and the European Network of American Alumni Associations (ENAM), in partnership with AmCham Italy and AmCham EU, hosted a roundtable event in Rome, Italy to discuss the results of AmCham EU’s study, “The EU Single Market: Impact on Member States

A new era for EU trade policy? A constructive dialogue

20 Oct 2017
Trade & External Affairs

On 17 October, AmCham EU hosted a panel on EU trade policy with representatives from civil society, government and business.

AmCham EU members discuss ways to empower women through trade

20 Oct 2017
Trade & External Affairs
EP Outreach TF
Gender Initiatives Task Force

On 17 October, the AmCham EU European Parliament Task Force, Gender Initiatives Task Force and Trade Committee co-hosted a meeting with MEP Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero (S&D, Spain) to explore initiatives to improve the role of women in trade. 

Bridging the narrative gap on trade

16 Oct 2017
Trade & External Affairs

By Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU

In the past months and years, trade policy has been a hot topic in Europe. From the recent Japan-EU deal to the commitment to swift negotiations with Australia and New Zealand, we believe clear trade policy presents a host of opportunities in the coming years. 

‘Invested in Europe: Our stories’ wins AmChams in Europe Creative Network Award 2017

16 Oct 2017
All Committees

AmCham EU travelled to Dublin 11-13 October to participate in the AmChams in Europe Best Practices Conference, which brings together American Chambers from across Europe and wider Europe to exchange views on best practices in advocacy and communications. 

AmCham EU attends AmChams in Europe Best Practices Conference in Dublin

16 Oct 2017

On 11-13 October, representatives from AmCham EU attended the AmChams in Europe Best Practices Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

Maxime Bureau (3M) elected Chairman of AmCham EU

13 Oct 2017
All Committees
Board

We are delighted to announce that Maxime Bureau, Head of Government Affairs, EMEA, 3M, has been confirmed as the new Chairman of AmCham EU for a two-year term.

Clean Energy Package: ITRE vote a positive step for energy efficiency

12 Oct 2017
Transport, Energy & Climate

The European Parliament’s ITRE Committee approved on 11 October 2017 its position on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). This vote is a positive step in delivering on EU’s energy and climate ambition. 

Industry groups call for a clear and predictable transitional arrangement in the Brexit process

11 Oct 2017
All Committees
Brexit Task Force

A group of industry associations representing global companies operating in both the EU and the UK urge the Brexit negotiators to agree on a business-friendly and efficient transitional arrangement between UK’s exit and a new deal.  

Stronger transatlantic defence cooperation for a stronger EU

10 Oct 2017
Security & Defence

A robust EU policy in security and defence is instrumental in maintaining transatlantic cooperation and achieving global security.

AmCham EU members discuss the future of the EU data economy in Bulgaria

9 Oct 2017
EP Outreach TF

During a delegation visit to Sofia, Bulgaria ahead of the upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union, AmCham EU participated in a conference organised by AmCham Bulgaria.

AmCham EU meets with Bulgarian leaders ahead of EU Presidency

9 Oct 2017

The AmCham EU Presidency Group travelled to Sofia, Bulgaria from 1 – 3 October for a series of meetings ahead of the upcoming Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, commencing on 1 January 2018. 

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