One of the most discussed areas in Brussels is agriculture and animal welfare. A big part of the EU budget is going to support of agricultural development and that make is to a topic of discussion. If we look towards the European Parliament one the topics where the MEPs ask most questions are agriculture and animal welfare. Any change in politics can have effect and impact on the agricultural business, therefore it is an extremely important area to follow. Lykke Advice has experience with: • Animal welfare • Indicator-based animal welfare • Common Agricultural Policy • Rural development policies • Environmental standards and biodiversity
EUs trade policies sets the direction for trade and investments in and out of the EU. The aim is to shape a trade and investment environment that is good for people and business and in this process it is very important to seek influence. One of the things the current Commission is focusing on is to create growth and jobs for European by increasing their opportunities to trade with the world. One of the ways to do this is to arrange business delegations headed by the European Commission to key markets. Lykke Advice can help you company or organisation to take part in these missions and to keep you updated on the latest development in regards of trade policies.
Fashion & Textiles
Innovation at EU-level often starts with fashion and what many people have yet to realise is that fashion is a great contributor to EU economy. There is still a lot of potential in terms of re-branding and re-buidling the fashion sector in Europe, and especially in terms of maintaining and/or bringing back manufacturing to Europe. With fashion it is a mix of arts, technology and business and as well a lot of our European cultural heritage comes with fashion and creativity. At the EU level there is a lot of policies concerning the fashion and textile sector – it covers both environment, labelling, consumer protection, export and trade relations. Lykke Advice can help you get an overview of the important policy areas and as well help to defend and promote your association and/or company at EU level.
Sustainability & Circular Economy
Sustainability and circular economy is one of the areas that the current European Commission has said is their priority to ensure coherence between industrial, environmental, climate and energy policy to create an optional business environment for sustainable growth, job creation and innovation. It is the aim of the European Commission to transform EU economy into circular economy, where the value of products and materials is maintained for as long as possible, bring major economic benefits. In the coming years we will see several new proposals to help this agenda and it is important to make sure that the industry is heard, therefore Lykke Advice can help you company and/or association to be fully updated on these developments.