Recent opinion

VDMA: Climate protection needs credible signals

21.08.2018 Matthias Zelinger, spokesman for energy policy for the VDMA, comments on Commissioner Canete's proposal to raise the EU's climate protection target for 2030. The behaviour of all states involved in the Paris climate process is crucial.

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European Sustainability Award launched

24.07.2018 In 2018 the European Commission launched for the first time ever a European Sustainability Award to reward the efforts and creativity of European people, businesses and organisations

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Mechanical engineering industry creates 32,000 new jobs

25.06.2018 VDMA: Workforce expansion is remarkable, but not sufficient for production requirements - Production in the first four months of 2018 has increased by 4.2 percent

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15 points for more sustainable development through EU Free Trade Agreements

24.04.2018 Commissioner Malmström unveils 15-point plan to make EU trade and sustainable development chapters more effective

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Scoring with innovations for the environment and climate

16.04.2018 Two VDMA member companies are among the winners of the German Innovation Prize for Climate and Environment, which is awarded every two years by the Federal Ministry for the Environment and the BDI

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Bianca Illner

Managing Director Management Services

Phone: 

(+49 69) 66 03-14 81


Fax: 

(+49 69) 66 03-24 81


bianca.illner@vdma.org

Dr. Ralph Wiechers

Chief Economist, Managing Director Taxes

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+49 69 6603-1371


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+49 69 6603-2371


ralph.wiechers@vdma.org