With the adoption of the TAXE report, the European Parliament voted in favor of specific recommendations aimed at stopping corporate tax avoidance across the European Union.
Eight of ten Europeans say laws need to change to clamp down on the use of tax havens, a poll published on Tuesday shows.
Yesterday's vote on the European Parliament’s position vis-à-vis the COP21 was welcomed by Oxfam for highlighting the importance of climate finance for developing countries.
The European Parliament has voted in favor of legislation - as part of the vote on the Shareholder's Rights Directive - obliging large companies across all sectors to publicly declare their earnings and taxes in the locations they operate – a move Oxfam welcomes.
Today the European Parliament’s Environment Committee approved a deal with EU governments to cap the amount of harmful biofuels used to meet renewable energy targets.
EU energy ministers met today to adopt amendments to the Renewable Energy Directive and the Fuel Quality Directive made in June.
NGOs welcome the decision to set up public registers of the real owners of companies and trusts across Europe
Today, the European Parliament endorsed the creation of public registers of w
Oxfam welcomed today’s vote by the European Parliament in favor of emergency measures to save the ailing European Emissions Trading System (ETS) and boost the EU carbon price to help curb CO2 emiss
Oxfam welcomed today’s vote by European Parliamentarians in support of a strong European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) covering all instruments (shares, bonds and derivatives), as put forward by
Little will be done to curb harmful food speculation today as EU finance ministers meet to approve their position on the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) – which sets new regulations for financial markets. According to a broad coalition of environmental and development organizations, loopholes in the legislation will render it ineffective to prevent food speculation, and the resulting food price spikes that hit the poorest the hardest.