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Reflection Paper towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030



This paper intends to inform a debate among citizens, stakeholders, governments and institutions in the months ahead, with a view to inspiring the debate on the future of Europe, the preparation of the European Union’s Strategic Agenda 2019-2024, and the priority- setting of the next European Commission.







Issuer (type)

European Commission (Regional)

Instrument type

Reflection Paper

Disclosure instrument


Geographical scope


Mandatory or voluntary


Text analysis

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    • E focus: climate change, conservation, degradation, emissions, energy, energy use, environment, environmental policy, fisheries, forests, green procurement, greenhouse gas, land use, oceans, pollution, recycling, renewable energy, renewables, resource efficiency, resource use, restoration, soil, sustainable agriculture, sustainable finance, sustainable food, sustainable products, waste, water, water management, water quality, water reuse, water scarcity, water use, wetlands, biodiversity
    • S focus: collective bargaining, compensation, conflict minerals, discrimination, diversity, fair trade, forced labour, gender equality, gender pay, human rights, social impacts, value creation, children
    • G focus: animal welfare, corruption, money laundering, responsible products, accountability
    • SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 2: Zero Hunger, SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, SDG 4: Quality Education, SDG 5: Gender Equality, SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, SDG 10: Reduced Inequality, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, SDG 13: Climate Action, SDG 14: Life Below Water, SDG 15: Life on Land, SDG 16: Peace Justice Strong Institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships to achieve the SDGs
    • Agriculture, Construction, Education, Finance, Management, Manufacturing, Mining, Public administration, Transportation