Across sectors and industries, from start-ups to multinationals, companies everywhere are talking about their sustainability credentials — and in particular, their intention to reach net-zero. Businesses have recognized that a net-zero pledge can be a powerful public message, in the face of growing pressure to tackle the climate crisis and an expectation that business be part of the solution. But amidst all the rhetoric, how much progress are we really making? Are we on course to reach net-zero by 2050, or are businesses simply jumping on the bandwagon on the road to net nowhere? We surveyed 1,000 business leaders to find out more.
The Swedish Parliament and Government have decided to amend the Swedish dual-use regulations in order to strengthen the control of dual-use products and technical assistance. The Swedish regulations contain supplementary provisions to EU regulation 2021/821 on dual-use items. The changes will take effect on 1 August 2022.