The Treaty of Rome, signed on 25 March 1957, not only set the grounds for the single market and free movement of goods we immensely enjoy today, but this legal framework also brought integration and cohesion, values that are nowadays more important than ever
On 29 March, the UK triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, initiating the process of leaving the EU. FTA will continue to advocate for a smart Brexit process that safeguards open markets and business interests.
Read the latest op-ed by FTA Director General Christian Ewert on climate change and how BEPI strives to reverse these trends by supporting companies to improve environmental performance in their supply chains.
Following factory workers’ protests in December that led to several arrests and workers dismissals, FTA together with over 20 brands, signed a joint letter to the Government of Bangladesh urging for swift action towards respecting and adhering to workers’ rights, especially related to freedom of association.
Labour and migrant brokers, chemical legislation, EU-Vietnam trade agreement…take a look at the webinar series FTA organised in 2016 to explore and discuss current and emerging trends on trade and sustainability in supply chains.