Tax avoidance

The Troubled Waters of VEOLIA’s Tax Management

Does Veolia use France and US as private tax havens?

A report on French multinational Veolia shows that its ‘’efficient’’ tax management has made it possible that an increasingly smaller part of profits made by VEOLIA in France is actually taxed.

Pakistan, in particular the attack in Lahore

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Situation in Poland

Joint motion for a resolution

PINC 2016

the Nuclear Illusory Programme

A reality check of the 2016 Nuclear Illustrative Programme prepared by the European Commission to b...

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Greens/EFA Roadmap for the Committee of Inquiry

Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS)

Greens/EFA set up a six-step roadmap which aims at establishing the facts, hearing scientists and technology providers, interrogating vehicles manufacturers and investigating whether the EU Commission and Member States authorities failed to act

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The Green Alternative to the Dublin System

A contribution by MEPs Ska Keller, Jean Lambert, Judith Sargentini, Bodil Valero and Josep-Maria Terricabras

This paper aims to outline our vision for a Green alternative to the Dublin system. The Dublin system has been dysfunctional for years at great human and financial cost. It has effectively collapsed in the context of the current 'refugee crisis'.

IKEA - Flat pack tax avoidance

A report commissioned by the Greens/EFA

The report shows how IKEA has dodged at least €1 billion in taxes in Europe over the last 6 years (2009-2014), using onshore European tax havens like the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium. At a time when the Netherlands holds the Presidency of the European Union, this report therefore also aims at identifying needed additional national and European corporate tax reforms

(C) Lars Aronsson

Putting the Economic and Monetary Union on a sustainable footing

the Greens-EFA roadmap

Policy paper on the governance of the economic and monetary union and the challenges of further political integration

EU NOx emissions - how the automotive industry shaped policy

A report by InfluenceMap

The subject of this report is to thoroughly map out the activities and positions of the key participants in the EU NOx policy process over the last decade and in the wake of the Volkswagen scandal to show in an objective fashion how the original, public health motivated intent of the EU system on NOx policy was captured to suit the economic needs of the automotive industry

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Flawed Reactor Pressure Vessels in the Belgian NPPS Doel 3 and Tihange 2

Comments on the FANC Final Evaluation Report 2015

The nuclear power plant Doel 3 started operation in 1982, Tihange 2 started operation in 1983. Both ...

20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Agreement

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Igor Šoltes, Terry Reintke, Davor Škrlec, Ulrike Lunacek, Monika Vana, Ernest Urtasun,...

Situation in Hungary

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Judith Sargentini, Benedek Jávor, Ulrike Lunacek, Monika Vana on behalf of the Gre...

Situation in Burundi

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Maria Heubuch, Heidi Hautala, Bodil Valero, Judith Sargentini on behalf of the Gree...

The circular economy package

a transformation for all?

The European Greens believe that the EU's economy needs to work for both people and planet. The circular economy can contribute by creating jobs, protecting the environment and promoting growth in Europe, but like any other paradigm shift, it needs to have citizens' interests at its core.

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10 steps towards tax justice in Europe

It’s been a year since the Luxleaks scandal. The Greens pushed hard for change and got the European Parliament to support tax transparency. But the fight continues.

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Emission measurements in the automotive sector

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Bas Eickhout, Karima Delli, Benedek Jávor, Jean Lambert, Ernest Maragall, Jordi Seb...

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Green demands for the COP 21

United Nations Climate Conference in Paris

From 2000 to 2010, global greenhouse gas emissions were the highest in human history. The UNFCCC climate summit in Paris will be a rare and crucial opportunity for the world to move forward and speed up the ongoing transformation to a zero carbon future

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Greens/EFA co-presidents letter

to the Commission regarding VW scandal

  The Greens/EFA group has written to the European Commission setting out necessary action t...

Situation in Thailand

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Heidi Hautala, Igor Šoltes, Davor Škrlecon behalf of the Greens/EFA ...

The case of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Alyn Smith, Pascal Durand, Barbara Lochbihler, Klaus Buchner, Igor Šoltes, Davor Škrlec ...