Public Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Eight Ways a Divided Congress and White House Can Boost Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eight-ways-divided-congress-and-white-house-can-boost-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Scott Paul, President, Alliance for American Manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There are several areas where President Obama and the GOP can work together to support American manufacturing and increase job growth. We know these policies work, and we also know they have widespread support from voters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eight-ways-divided-congress-and-white-house-can-boost-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eight-ways-divided-congress-and-white-house-can-boost-manufacturing#comments Public Policy The Latest Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:26:00 +0000 156141 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Scott Paul, President, &nbsp;Alliance for American Manufacturing&nbsp;</p> Will Congress Make 2015 A Happy New Year for Manufacturers? http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/will-congress-make-2015-happy-new-year-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In spite -- or because of -- their differences of opinion, American business leaders must participate in public-policy conversations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/will-congress-make-2015-happy-new-year-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/will-congress-make-2015-happy-new-year-manufacturers#comments Corporate Responsibility Legislation Public Policy Leadership The Latest Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 155481 at http://www.industryweek.com French Business Owners Protest Taxes, Red Tape http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/french-business-owners-protest-taxes-red-tape <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In Toulouse, protesters held banners reading "Taxes, levies, charges: enough is enough" or "Six local firms die every hour."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/french-business-owners-protest-taxes-red-tape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/french-business-owners-protest-taxes-red-tape#comments Public Policy Global Economy Workforce The Latest Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:19:00 +0000 154591 at http://www.industryweek.com China to Cap Coal Use at 4.2 Billion Tons by 2020 http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/china-cap-coal-use-42-billion-tons-2020 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Coal provides 69% of energy currently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/china-cap-coal-use-42-billion-tons-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/china-cap-coal-use-42-billion-tons-2020#comments Energy Management Public Policy The Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:51:00 +0000 153981 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Pollution in &nbsp;Beijing</p> <p><em style="font-size: 12.8px;">Copyright Kevin Frayer,Getty Images</em></p> Economic Growth – How to Get Back on Track http://www.industryweek.com/blog/economic-growth-how-get-back-track <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Getting back on track means doing something about the situation! Sometimes bold decisions are needed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/smes-guide-european-manufacturing">The SME&#039;s Guide to European Manufacturing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/economic-growth-how-get-back-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/economic-growth-how-get-back-track#comments Public Policy The SME&#039;s Guide to European Manufacturing Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:25:00 +0000 153541 at http://www.industryweek.com Pepsi, IKEA, Others Got Tax Avoidance Deals in Luxembourg http://www.industryweek.com/finance/pepsi-ikea-others-got-tax-avoidance-deals-luxembourg <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In its investigation, the ICIJ said global accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers had helped multinationals in question secure at least 548 tax rulings in Luxembourg between 2002 and 2010.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/pepsi-ikea-others-got-tax-avoidance-deals-luxembourg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/pepsi-ikea-others-got-tax-avoidance-deals-luxembourg#comments Public Policy Finance The Latest Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:23:00 +0000 152641 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>EU Commission Office</em></p> <div> <em>Photo Courtesy of Luxembourg City Tourist Office</em></div> Argentina Adds GE and Ambev to Tax Fraud Probe http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/argentina-adds-ge-and-ambev-tax-fraud-probe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The government accuses the companies of overvaluing imports as a way to reduce the amount of taxes they pay in local currency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/argentina-adds-ge-and-ambev-tax-fraud-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/argentina-adds-ge-and-ambev-tax-fraud-probe#comments Companies & Executives Public Policy Finance Global Economy Leadership The Latest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 22:46:00 +0000 152541 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt</p> Credit: Mark Wilson, Getty Images Are the Election Results Good for Manufacturers? http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/are-election-results-good-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The election is bringing in candidates from both parties that have manufacturing’s best interest in mind, says industry group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/are-election-results-good-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/are-election-results-good-manufacturers#comments Public Policy The Latest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19:32:00 +0000 152511 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images</em></p> Transportation Infrastructure is the Road to More Competitive US Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/transportation-infrastructure-road-more-competitive-us-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Howard Sosoff, Manufacturing &amp; Distribution practice leader at BDO USA LLP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The continued deterioration of the transportation infrastructure could be a significant roadblock to a flourishing manufacturing industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/transportation-infrastructure-road-more-competitive-us-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/transportation-infrastructure-road-more-competitive-us-manufacturing#comments Public Policy Strategic Planning & Execution Transportation Supply Chain The Latest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:37:00 +0000 152481 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Med-tech Firm Fined by US for Bribes in Russia, Vietnam, Thailand http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/med-tech-firm-fined-us-bribes-russia-vietnam-thailand <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In a deal with the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company will pay $55 million and avoid criminal prosecution under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by cooperating in the probe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/med-tech-firm-fined-us-bribes-russia-vietnam-thailand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/med-tech-firm-fined-us-bribes-russia-vietnam-thailand#comments Expansion Management Public Policy The Latest Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:16:00 +0000 152341 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo courtesy of Bio-Rad Technology</em></p>