22.06.2016

Europe cannot be allowed to die

Brexit – yes or no? In a few days, the people of the United Kingdom will make a decision that will affect much more than their own future.

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15.06.2016

“We need a stronger Europe”

Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble has done more to shape European policy in Germany over the last thirty years than almost any other politician. The Federal Minister of Finance talks about the state of the EU.

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04.02.2015

VDMA - corporate social responsibility (CSR) only feasible on a voluntary basis

VDMA welcomes the fact that the European Commission is not planning any further corporate social responsibility (CSR) regulations for the time being. Further development of the European CSR strategy is only feasible on the basis of the voluntary commitment of companies.

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28.01.2015

VDMA fordert konkrete Maßnahmen für mehr private Investitionen

Die Stärkung von Investitionen in Deutschland und Europa steht im Jahreswirtschaftsbericht der Bundesregierung an erster Stelle – ein gutes Signal an die investierende Wirtschaft. Leider lässt es Bundeswirtschaftsminister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) aber bislang an wichtigen, konkreten Maßnahmen fehlen. So lautet die Kritik des VDMA-Chefvolkswirts Ralph Wiechers.

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Europe cannot be allowed to die
“We need a stronger Europe”

04.02.2015

VDMA - corporate social responsibility (CSR) only feasible...

28.01.2015

VDMA fordert konkrete Maßnahmen für mehr private Investiti...

04.06.2018

VDMA Brief: Shaping Brexit now

The export-oriented German mechanical engineering industry has benefited more than almost any other sector from economic and political integration and having the euro as the single currency. However, the result of the British referendum in favor of Brexit has shaken the EU to its core. Even two years on it is still not completely clear how the EU and the United Kingdom will work together in the future, but the UK must not be granted a special status. The mechanical engineering sector believes that the cohesion of the EU takes priority and demands equal competitive conditions in the EU27 and the UK.

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21.06.2017

VDMA Brief: Industrial data - responsibility and opportunities

German mechanical engineering provides intelligent and connected production systems that are at the core of Industrie 4.0. During their lifetime, these systems generate valuable and often highly-sensitive industrial data. Data exchange enables new business models and promises greater productivity and efficiency.

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VDMA Brief: Shaping Brexit now
VDMA Brief: Industrial data - responsibility and opportuni...