The Big Tech lobby

NFU Blog 2021-09-27NFU Blog Move fast and break things, a phrase we have all become familiar with in the context of the tech industry. The motto favoured by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, illustrates how most 2000’s era tech companies saw themselves. As innovators...

Reflections from the first Nordic Civil society network

NFU Blog 2021-09-23NFU Blog ”There can be disagreements in a family, but then you solve them by the kitchen table”, the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Secretary General Paula Lehtomäki made a comparison between a family and the Nordic cooperation in her opening of the...

The state of the State of the Union 2021

NFU Blog 2021-09-17NFU Blog ´September 15th at 09:00´ rings many bells for those who closely follow the EU agenda. It is the time when the President of the European Commission delivers a State of the Union address to the European Parliament, paving the direction of...

First look at the new sustainable finance strategy

NFU Blog 2021-07-14NFU Blog In my previous post, we were counting down to the Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy and reflecting on some of the main challenges and opportunities it could address. On July 6th, the Strategy was finally presented – and while many of our...

Ahead of the Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy

NFU Blog 2021-06-24NFU Blog With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement, the discussions on sustainable finance started to gain traction. One of the reasons for this was the realization that the achievement of the commitments...