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Sustainable product design has a key role to play if the targets of the Green Deal are to be fulfilled. On 30 March 2022, the EU Commission presented a new package, which not only improves product standards, but shall also provide consumers with sound information, enabling them to make environmentally friendly purchase decisions and to avoid greenwashing.

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AK EUROPA, together with European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (BMSGPK) organised a webinar on consumer protection as an integral part of trustworthy Artificial Intelligence.

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Event jointly organised by Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (AK EUROPA), the Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (BMSGPK) and The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC).

 

Trustworthy AI? Not without Consumer Protection!
 

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Christiane Wendehorst

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Event jointly organised by Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (AK EUROPA), the Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (BMSGPK) and The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC).

 

Trustworthy AI? Not without Consumer Protection!
 

Input for the Webinar by Walter Peissl
(Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Technology Assessment - ITA)

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Walter Peissl

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On 8 March 2022, the EU Commission published the Communication “REPowerEU” containing measures to make Europe independent from Russian fossil fuels well before 2030 as well as to tackle current extreme energy prices.

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An increasing number of Austrian households are putting emphasis on sustainable consumption. However, a recent AK study shows that in reality consumers encounter problems again and again. Making sustainable consumption suitable for daily use, requires improved framework conditions – both at national and EU level.

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The Brussels Office of the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (AK EUROPA), the Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (BMSGPK) and The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) are pleased to invite you to our webinar.

 

Date Tuesday, 15th March 2022, 10:30
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Amazon became a pandemic giant. In Austria, the platform is the undisputed number one among online shops and marketplaces. For years, the success of the company was accompanied by accusations of a breach of competition law, complaints regarding their employment terms, and consumer protection concerns. The present study contributes to the debate with an in-depth and databased analysis of the marketplace.

 

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Daniela Zimmer

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The Brussels Office of the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (AK EUROPA), the Brussels Office of the Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB Europabüro), the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) are pleased to invite you to the following event.

Date Tuesday, 25th January 2022, 11:30
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