BUSINESS FOCUS

Economic restart after COVID-19 should be green

Slovakia’s plan for usage of money from the EU’s Recovery Fund, innovation potential and examples of green solutions of local companies and the challenge of renovating buildings are among the highlights of the latest Business Focus.

The Velux plant in Partizánske utilises 97 percent of waste from production.The Velux plant in Partizánske utilises 97 percent of waste from production. (Source: Courtesy of Velux Slovensko)

In November 2020, The Slovak Spectator published its Business Focus on the Green Economy. Here is your overview of stories from the focus issue:

Restart of Slovak economy should be green

Economies across the world are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and Slovakia is no exception. Along with other countries, it is looking for solutions to help companies and to restart the economy, which should be green.

“Economic growth cannot be at the expense of the environment,” said Environment Minister Ján Budaj (OĽaNO), adding that after the novel coronavirus crisis is over, we will ask ourselves what lessons we have learned.

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