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Putting people and planet first with responsible business conduct

The S&D Group in the European Parliament is fighting to make responsible business conduct the norm, through EU-wide mandatory due diligence for companies. S&D MEP Lara Wolters drafted the report that

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S&Ds: EU citizens expect a safe vaccine against Covid-19 accessible for all as soon as possible

Today the committees on environment, public health and food safety (ENVI) and industry, research and energy (ITRE) organised a joint public hearing on

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S&Ds back affordable, green, efficient buildings in the EU

Ahead of the European Commission’s Renovation Wave initiative, members of the European Parliament voted, during this week’s plenary session, on a

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S&Ds: The SDG clock is ticking. 10 years left to achieve sustainable development

The COVID-19 pandemic is still holding the world under its spell. Inequalities are worsening worldwide and putting many achievements of recent years

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The Just Transition Fund, a first step of the European Green Deal, endorsed by Parliament

Socialists and Democrats managed to put citizens’ welfare at the core of the transition to a carbon neutral economy. MEPs cast a vote, on Wednesday

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S&Ds demand a binding calendar for the introduction of European own resources

Socialists and Democrats defended in a vote in the European Parliament on Wednesday their position on a new system of own resources for the EU’s

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S&Ds: Union Civil Protection Mechanism will increase EU solidarity and resilience against pandemics

Following the approval today of the report on the Union Civil Protection Mechanism – with support from across the political groups in the European

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S&Ds: a great first victory today on Climate Law that lets the EU take a step in the direction of carbon neutrality

Following the vote today in the European Parliament’s environment committee (ENVI) on Climate Law, the S&D Group stressed its satisfaction for the

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S&D’s crucial in ensuring that the environment committee reaches a progressive agreement on Real Driving Emissions: People’s health comes first

The 2015 Dieselgate scandal opened a Pandora's box of car emissions fraud. Finally, thanks to the S&D’s commitment and tenacity, the environment

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S&Ds: Proud to have succeeded in getting European Parliament’s backing for the European Health Union

Following today’s vote in the plenary, the S&D Group expresses its deep satisfaction for pushing forward the concept of a European Health Union which