EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: Preparing for the new regulation - The implementation of the European Union’s (EU) Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) on 1 October 2023 is expected to reshape global trade at large. It is imperative that businesses understand and prepare for the changes that the mechanism will bring about.
Join us for a webcast on 14 February 2023 as KPMG professionals provide insights into the inner workings of CBAM, explore the effect that these measures have on organizations situated both within and outside the EU, and delve into why decarbonisation of production, whether that production is expected to be a key source of competitive advantage for selling into the EU market.
- Guest Speaker: METINVEST: Vitality Kovalenko, Sustainability and environmental management Director
- Mike Hayes, Partner, Climate Change and Decarbonization Leader, Global Head of Renewable Energy, KPMG International
- Ruth Guerra, Partner, International Trade & Green Taxation; KPMG Avocats (KPMG in France); Global Climate Advisory Leader, Global Decarbonization Center, KPMG International
- Anne-Cecile Moreno, Director, Global Climate Change and Decarbonization Center, KPMG International; Climate Risks & Decarbonization Leader, KPMG in the Netherlands
- Richard Lin, Partner, Supply Chain (GHG Emissions & Reduction) and; Head of Compliance in Carbon Market, KPMG China
- Merijn Betjes, Tax Director, Environmental Tax Expert & ESG Tax Lead for the Netherlands, KPMG in the Netherlands
- Carol Newham, Partner, and; ESG Tax & Legal Partner Sponsor, KPMG in the UK
Suggested audience: Heads of ESG, Heads of Finance, Heads of Sustainability and environment, Heads of Tax, and other business leaders
The development of IT industry in the capital of Lower Silesia is remarkable and noteworthy; more and more companies announce new vacancies for work in their branches based in Wroclaw. One of the last examples is Sii, which is going to double the number of workers in their branch office located in our city. Those who are employed at branch office of Sii based in Wroclaw, work for clients from diverse industries including automotive industry, as well as banking and insurance sectors. They work at IT helpdesks, support customers using over 300 applications, administrate business support systems, develop software etc. Wroclaw's office was the third in Poland after Warsaw and Gdansk – now it is one six in the whole country.czytaj więcej
Concern NExteeer Automative, which biggest factory plants are in Poland, will invest about 12 millions of USD in new testing infrastructure, which should help to invent and develop smoother and more quite electric steering systems for hybrid and electric vehicles. The investments in technology have to give hybrid and electric models of vehicles, produced by international companies, improvement in driving comfort. Automobiles produced today are known to have less noise inside the vehicle. Not only noise reduction of the engine compartment or car interior influence on the noiseless, but also the usage of hybrid and electric propulsion system, as well as start-stop systems for instance. As Nexteer Automotive engineers note, reduction of noise decibels made by the engine led onto noise reduction of other components, as well as steering systems.czytaj więcej
Currently, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PIFIA) is in charge of 152 investment projects. Total value of planned investments may reach nearly 3 mln euro, whereas the amount of 32 000 new vacancies can be made.
The Agency is in charge of 38 projects originating from the United States, 29 German projects as well as 10 projects from Great Britain. Among the others, there are investors from France and Japan (9 projects from each country), as well as China, India, Switzerland and South Korea (6 projects from each country).
According to the information from MIoR, its officials would like to start with two helicopters equipped with traffic enforcement cameras for the beginning, and later even more, some of them would probably be unmanned aerial vehicles.
According to the official reports, the process of purchasing the machineries is currently carried out. These changes are possible thanks to the amendments in the Law of road traffic and its advanced chapter number 129.
“At the design stage of central system of automatic traffic surveillance, a careful consideration was given to the possibility to officially authorize MIoR to record traffic offenses from the deck of an aircraft.” says the press secretary of MIoR, Jan Mroz.