The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) invited Ethan Tu, one of Taiwan's early tech pioneers, to give a speech at a lunch to coincide with its mid-year meeting.
The UN's sustainable development goals are even more relevant to business sustainability today in the face of a global pandemic and devastating climate change
By Duncan Levine
ECCT member companies across multiple industry sectors are working to reduce the impact of their operations on the environment
The ECCT is pleased to announce that the chamber has formed a news sharing partnership with ICRT. Under the new cooperative agreement, the ECCT will publish selected ICRT news stories in the News section of Euroview online as well as ICRT's weekly “Taiwan this Week” podcast. In return, ICRT will draw on or cite selected content from Euroview and the ECCT's website.
The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) organised a forum on the topic "Risk management in solar financing - Due diligence and bankability" in conjunction with the EU Taiwan Centre and TÜV Rheinland.
More than 90% of the rubbish collected was discarded equipment from the fishing industry. The fact that so much fishing waste was collected from just a tiny section of Taiwan's coastline clearly showed the disproportionate level of damage caused by the fishing industry along Taiwan's coast.
The ECCT arranged a Premium Event lunch on the topic: "The next four years: Implications of the US election on economic & trade policies and Taiwan".
Jerry Fong is retiring after 23 years at the ECCT. During this time he has witnessed dramatic events and changes and made valuable contributions to the chamber's development
The ECCT held a Premium Event lunch with Dr Lin Chia-lung, Minister of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC).
Despite its limitations, the European Union has been an outstanding success story and delivered exceptional value to its citizens and the world
By Duncan Levine
Rhetoric in support of action to address climate change sends a positive signal but has no teeth unless it is backed up by a comprehensive policy framework and effective implementation
By Duncan Levine
The ECCT was the co-organiser of the three-day 2020 Global Offshore Wind Summit Taiwan - Virtual together with the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
The ECCT hosted a webinar on the role of ventilators in the Covid-19 pandemic, covering the medical use of ventilators as well as the business of the ventilator market.
The ECCT hosted the 2020 ECCT EU-Taiwan telecom forum for the sixth time since 2009 with the theme of “5G - Opportunities and challenges in the new decade”.
The ECCT's 2021 Position Papers were officially released at a Premium Event lunch.
The ECCT today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) to promote cooperation between the chamber and the university and provide internships for students and employment for graduates. At a ceremony held today, the MoU was signed by ECCT Chairman Giuseppe Izzo and Dr Wang Sea-fue, President of NTUT.
The ECCT's Technology committee hosted a webinar on the subject of "Working From Home - Best practice and how to prepare your business" featuring host and presenter Thomas Kuiper, General Manager of Gandi.net.
ECCT members are working together with the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO), EU Member State representative offices, local partners and Taiwan authorities in the process to procure and ship medical supplies and equipment to Europe that are urgently-needed to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
European Chambers of Commerce around the world that are members of the European Business Organisations Worldwide Network (EBO WWN) recently surveyed their members to gauge the economic impact of Covid-19 in their respective countries.
Once again, this year's ECCT Gala Ball was a stunning spectacle. The theme, “Black & White”, proved a big hit with guests as did the décor and the packed entertainment programme. The evening kicked off with a performance by saxophone prodigy, Kuan Lin. ECCT chairman then made an appearance to thank the organisers, after which a mouth-watering dinner was served at a leisurely pace, accompanied by a variety of beverages.
Once again the ECCT was the first to kick off the festive season with its annual Christmas Lunch party. Over 100 ECCT members, colleagues, friends and families gathered for a lively celebration
The ECCT hosted a Premium Event lunch on the topic "The EU's Covid-19 response - Actions to safeguard public health and support the economy" featuring guest speaker
Filip Grzegorzewski, Head of the European Economic and Trade Office in Taiwan.
The ECCT hosted a Premium Event lunch with Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan and senior Taoyuan City Government officials.