Societal Changes Working Group

The Societal Changes Working Group focuses on issues that pertain to Europe's greatest resource: its people. The future of Europe and its industries depends on the workforce of today and tomorrow.

The Societal Changes Working Group is currently addressing four aspects related to labour force and education issues:

  • Reforms for a healthier and more robust labour market based on best practices, and in particular, policy proposals to address the problem of youth unemployment.
  • Education Initiatives supported by ERT Member companies to close the skills gap by changing the dynamics in cooperation with education providers
  • Identification of bottlenecks and ways to smoothen labour mobility in Europe
  • Women in leadership positions: keep track of status and progress of the number of women on supervisory boards.

Related Documents

Position Paper

Why Europe matters to youth

Concise outcome of the survey and the national workshops

ERT partners with JA Europe to reach out to young people, inviting their opinions on issues they care about, such as employment, and encouraging them to engage in the political process. “Why Europe Matters” is a call for action: it asks young people, business people and policy makers to come...
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