08 Jul: The economy, the environment and people’s well-being must go hand in hand in post-COVID EU

(Source: EESC)

At the July plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the president, Christa Schweng, and members met with prominent speakers to discuss the future European economy after the pandemic.

Economic prosperity, care for the environment and people’s well-being can and must go hand in hand. This was the key message delivered by the EESC president, Christa Schweng, at the debate on A post-COVID economy that works for all – Towards a well-being economy? held at the EESC plenary session on 7 July 2021.

Ms Schweng argued that in future we clearly needed to monitor and value broader aspects than those reflected …