The Local Council of Had-Dingli has once again preferred Green Mt as its partner for the collection of recyclables and packaging waste from the locality. The agreement has been reached after discussions held between the parties during which it was acknowledged that over the past five years, the locality has increased its recyclables collection and has also increased its residents` awareness towards further recycling.
On Friday 10 October, the European Union justice ministers agreed on part of the data protection regulation reform. This is great news for SMEs as the exemption for businesses with fewer than 250 employees is in the text agreed on. As a result, SMEs and microbusinesses will not have to appoint an independent data protection officer or undertake privacy impact assessments.
On 29 September, Commissioner Reicherts was pleased to report that, since October 2010, the share of women in boards of publicly listed companies had risen by 7.6 points, reaching the unprecedented percentage of 18.6%.
The Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC), together with the Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) and the Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change (MSDEC) have organised a consultation session on the Proposal for a Directive amending Directives: