November 23, 2023
Food has become Italy's main wealth: its agri-food chain has generated an aggregate turnover of over 600 billion euros in 2022, despite the difficulties linked to the war and international tensions. These are some of the data provided by an analysis by Coldiretti, published at the opening of the International Forum of Agriculture and Food, organized at Villa Miani in Rome in collaboration with The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
Healthcare, alarm on spending. An unsustainable balance: to save Italy's healthcare system we need more children and migrants
November 20, 2023
Italy still devotes few resources to healthcare, in one of the countries with the oldest population on the European continent. According to a study by The European House - Ambrosetti, by 2050 the sanitary fund will require up to 211 billion euros each year in order to ensure the healthcare assistance to Italian citizens.Download PDF
«Tourism is the only solution for world peace»: the speech of Alessandra Priante at the National Forum of Sustainable Tourism
November 13, 2023
UNWTO Director for Europe comments on the occasion of the National Forum of Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage Sites, organized by The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
November 13, 2023
The study "Industrial opportunities from the energy transition in Sicily, Italy and Europe", realized by the Hydrogen Community and the Floating Offshore Wind Community of The European House - Ambrosetti analyzes the opportunities for economic and industrial development for the region in the broadest efforts of decarbonisation in the Continent and the world.Go to the article
November 8, 2023
Pietro Mininni, CEO of the European House Ambrosetti's African Chapter joins CNBC Africa's Palesa Mofokeng to delve deeper into the upcoming 10th edition of the Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue. We explore what has been achieved over the past few years and what to expect going forward.
November 8, 2023
The study by The European House - Ambrosetti: if all of Italy's Special Economic Zones (ZES) had similar results to those obtained by the Campania Region there would be an increment of 23% of the total Value Added of the Southern regions of the country.
October 26, 2023
The study "Just Fashion Transition 2023" by European House - Ambrosetti marks some progress in the fashion sector in Italy and Europe, but there is a lot to do. Eight proposals for a green transition.Go to the article
October 24, 2023
"The welfare system in our country is increasingly expensive, but pays more for the past than the future, penalizing education". Valerio De Molli, Managing Partner and CEO of The European House Ambrosetti, said on the sidelines of the presentation of the report of the "Welfare, Italia" Think Tank, supported by Unipol Group with the collaboration of The European House - Ambrosetti, during the Welfare Italia Forum 2023, in Rome.Go to the article
October 19, 2023
The relationship between Italy and the South East Asia region are already very strong but present considerable opportunities for growth: stimulating the dialogue among the main economic and institutional actors is the first step to strengthen the level of cooperation between Italy and the ASEAN countriesGo to the article
October 12, 2023
According to a report by The European House - Ambrosetti and Salesforce, Italy is among the most committed countries in Europe for the adoption of artificial intelligence in public administration, but must invest more to fill the gap with the rest of European countries.Go to the article
October 4, 2023
The ability to attract capital, foster technological innovation and support sustainable development is a perfect way to measure the attractiveness and competitiveness of any country. Italy's performance is improving in this regard, although much more should be done. The great challenge is to offer (existing and future) companies an economic, financial and social environment where they could unleash their unexpressed potential, and develop more ecosystems and anti-fragile supply chains.Go to the article
September 29, 2023
Lorenzo Tavazzi, Partner and Head of global intelligence and scenarios of The European House - Ambrosetti tells the business opportunities between Italy and ASEAN countries. Since 2017, TEHA organizes the event High Level Dialogue on ASEAN Italy Economic Relations; in 2023 it will be held in Bangkok.Go to the article
September 27, 2023
In Italy there is a higher proportion of women in the boards of companies than in the Parliament, but only 13.7% hold senior positions. A study from The European House Ambrosetti’s Observatory on Women’s Empowerment.
September 26, 2023
Connectivity is not only an enabler of digital inclusion, but also of economic and social inclusion. The analysis of The European House - Ambrosetti and Eolo that was presented today brings to the attention an opportunity, but also the weight of the existing digital divide. In short: if all Italian provinces had reached an ultrabroadband subscription rate equal to the top performer province (Milan), the national GDP would have had an increase of 69 billion, equal to +3.54%.Download PDF
September 25, 2023
The 2023 Global Attractiveness Index records the rise of Italy up to the seventeenth place in the world for the attractiveness of the country. The key factors to be improved, however, still weigh heavily on its performance: digitalisation, wages, research and sustainability.Download PDF
September 20, 2023
Foreign companies have always played a fundamental role in the Italian economy, contributing to export, employment and innovation. In some cases, Italy has also become the centre of pivotal transformations.Go to the article
19 September 2023
A 5.0 society focuses on the well-being of people, and is based on the integration between companies and territories. In Riva del Garda, the assembly of Confindustria Trento marked the third and final act of a project launched in 2021: "Duemilatrentino - FuturoPresente", realized with the support of Sparkasse and in collaboration with The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
September 19, 2023
Italy is the first manufacturer of footwear and leather goods in the high range, represents 60% of tanned leather in Europe and is a leader in cutting-edge technologies: the strengths of a sector that boasts the highest commercial balance in absolute terms.Go to the article
Drought and water losses: 48 billion euros over ten years to safeguard the water cycle and hydropower production
September 18, 2023
How to protect the water cycle, after returning to the water capacity of 1954? Reuse, reduction of leakage and consumption in addition to rainwater recovery are proposed in the study carried out by The European House - Ambrosetti in collaboration with A2A and presented at the Cernobbio Forum.Go to the article
September 11, 2023
Pharmaceutical companies with foreign capital (29 billion of production) ask to revise the payback system in Italy to create more favorable conditions, as it has been done in Germany, France and Spain. The contribution that foreign-owned pharmaceutical companies make to the Italian ecosystem is quantified in the White Paper "Increasing the attraction of foreign investments for the competitiveness of Italy. What strategy for the pharmaceutical industry" of The European House - Ambrosetti, prepared with the support of Iapg (Italian pharmaceutical companies with American capital) and Eunipharma (European and Japanese capital).Download PDF
September 14, 2023
"Today we need to make the most of all the resources we have and look at our geographical location as one of our strengths. From this point of view, the sea is everything in Italy: it is tourism, biodiversity, the environment, fisheries and transport. Whatever comes to mind passes through the sea, but we have not worked enough to give value to this resource" said the minister Francesco Lollobrigida at the Risorsa Mare Forum of The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
Life Sciences, Ambrosetti: Italy ranks 8th in the EU for innovation but the country struggles to retain its researchers
September 13, 2023
In Italy, the research and innovation ecosystem of the Life Sciences sector is becoming progressively more competitive, with several areas of excellence but also important gaps that distance it from more advanced countries. The overview of the situation was presented at the 9th Technology Forum Life Sciences of The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
Increasing salaries? The Ambrosetti study analyzes the benefits: "It would increase GDP and revenue. And halving the salary gap with Germany is worth two budget laws"
September 5, 2023
"Acting on the wage situation is right for the future of the country". And "to argue that it is inevitable to maintain current wage levels to ensure the survival of businesses, without asking whether it is acceptable to have entire sectors based entirely on semi-exploitation, perhaps is not the most appropriate strategy for a country-wide solidarity". These considerations come from the 2023 Global Attractiveness Index report of The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
September 3, 2023
A study of The European House - Ambrosetti estimates an expenditure of 23 billion euros per year up to 2070 to correct the ongoing denatality and mortality trend and bring the Italian population back to 60 million inhabitants.Go to the article
September 2, 2023
One of the most influential Republican senators: "Abandoning Kiev would be a mistake, like withdrawing from Afghanistan. We don't want to give any gift to Putin: Crimea is part of Ukraine. The rumour: "The Saudis may recognize Israel early next year"Go to the article
September 2, 2023
The Nobel Prize for Economics on the sidelines of the Ambrosetti Forum in Cernobbio: "The economic policy of the Meloni government? I think there is a problem of lack of skills".
September 2, 2023
The European House - Ambrosetti announces the third major operation of 2023 after the acquisition of GDS Communication and Cybrain. The company will have a participation in Foodball s.r.l., a society specialized in the development of sport entertainment and food projects at the international level, which possesses 70% of Beyond Consulting s.r.l. The announcement was made during the Cernobbio Forum.Go to the article
September 2, 2023
The European House - Ambrosetti's CEO, in front of the financial elite, opened the Cernobbio Forum with worrying data on the social and economic implications of the decline in births: «In two centuries the last Italian child will be born».
August 26, 2023
The focus by SACE: more than a third of turnover on international markets: a figure higher than Germany, France and Spain. Green and digital transition are increasingly at the heart of corporate plans. More results in a new study carried out in collaboration with The European House - Ambrosetti, which will be presented at the next Cernobbio Forum.
August 18, 2023
"Desalination - said Valerio De Molli, Managing Partner and CEO of The European House-Ambrosetti - has the potential to become one of the solutions of an integrated water supply system in Italy." The Community Value of Water for Italy of The European House-Ambrosetti advocates for an integrated approach: enhancing reservoirs and collecting rainwater, reusing water for irrigation and industrial purposes and promoting seawater desalination.Go to the article
August 4, 2023
The Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata and Exprivia will host for the third year in a row the hub in Puglia of the Cernobbio Forum by The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
August 1, 2023
According to the study by The European House - Ambrosetti, digitalization would strengthen the competitiveness of the Italian museum system and increase revenues between 44 and 66%. This is what emerged from the study "Public museums, a strategic heritage for the Italian system", presented during the first edition of the Forum Cultura Italia, organized in collaboration with the cultural platform Aditus.Go to the article
July 31, 2023
In Europe, 22% of organizations with more than 10 employees report cyber breaches, such as unavailability of ICT services, interruption or corruption of data and publications or theft of sensitive data. In Italy, the percentage is lower (16%), a value that, however, is due to a weakness: it should not be read as a symptom of a greater preparation of the enterprises in the field of cybersecurity, but it must be considered in the light of the still modest digitalization of companies in Italy.Download PDF
July 28, 2023
The study conducted by the Corporate Governance Observatory of The European House - Ambrosetti highlights how the sustainability and quality of governance systems are among the most relevant criteria for the selection of investment targets, just behind the quality of management and fundamental analysis.Go to the article
July 25, 2023
"In Italy, public spending continues to be below the European average and even the financing of the National Health Fund, although increasing, is insufficient to cover the healthcare needs of a population that has an increasing number of chronic elderly people", Valerio De Molli, Managing Partner & CEO of The European House - Ambrosetti.Scarica PDF
July 25, 2023
Eni signed in Rome two cooperation agreements on the sidelines of the fourth Ecam Council Summit, which was held at the St. Regis hotel in the capital, in collaboration with The European House-Ambrosetti and which was dedicated to food security and sustainable health.
July 20, 2023
The preservation of culture is a heritage to be protected for future generations: this was the main ethical theme that emerged at the first Italian Culture Forum "Public Museums of Rome: a strategic heritage", a meeting of the culture system promoted by The European House - Ambrosetti.Vai all'articolo
July 18, 2023
There is a gap for epilepsy care in Europe, with significant differences in access to treatment across countries. So much so that although about 70% of people with epilepsy in Europe respond to treatment, about 40% - and up to 90% in some areas - do not receive satisfactory care. These are the salient data that emerged from the second edition of the report "Headway - A new roadmap in Brain Health: Focus Epilepsy", presented by Angelini Pharma (Angelini Industries) and The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
July 18, 2023
The discussion of the Intermediterranean Commission was related to innovative infrastructures that may guide the transition to renewable energy sources and the impact of EU directives on the fisheries sector.Download PDF
July 18, 2023
For Commissioner for Drought Nicola Dell'Acqua, who spoke at a meeting of the "Community Value of Water for Italy", we need a long-term planning, at least twenty years, to efficiently solve the problem of drought and extreme climatic events in Italy. In parallel, we have to define an emergency plan for the next 2-3 years.Go to the article
July 18, 2023
The Mediterranean is facing a series of events that put a strain on its resilience, requiring decisive and determined action. At the 34th General Assembly of the Intermediterranean Commission of the Conference of Peripheral and Maritime Regions, the main issues were: transportation and integrated maritime policy, territorial cooperation and macro-regional strategies, water and energy, economic and social cohesion.Download PDF
July 16, 2023
The food delivery sector is now worth 1.8 billion euros and currently serves 71% of the Italian population. At The European House - Ambrosetti's 7th "The Roadmap of the future for food&beverage" Forum in Bormio, it has been emphasized the fundamental role of the food delivery platforms, which over the last year have covered 97% of the total value of all sold meals. Only 3% come from online channels of traditional restaurants.Go to the article
July 11, 2023
In 2022, the permacrisis had negatively affected growth expectations for 2023.The latest Istat forecast, released in June 2023, estimates a +1.2%: a remarkable positive revision. The June 2023 survey of the Ambrosetti Club Economic Indicator places the confidence level of Italian entrepreneurs at 32.4 (on a scale from -100 to +100), a value over fifteen points lower than the previous release, but still in a positive area.Download PDF
Ambrosetti Forum in Rapallo, presented the report of the Liguria 2030 Think Tank: the Pnrr is better than the Marshall Plan
July 10, 2023
The Report of the 7th Think Tank Liguria 2030 was presented in Rapallo with the support of the Liguria Region. Valerio De Molli: "Thanks to the PNRR, the Liguria Region has attracted resources for 6,8 billion euros, about 14% of the regional Gdp"
July 10, 2023
E-commerce is a major social and economic transformative phenomenon. In Italy, the industry supports more than 380 thousand jobs for a turnover of 70 billion euros. A survey carried out by The European House - Ambrosetti in collaboration with Amazon shows that the high cost of living is perceived as a pressing problem by 7 Italians out of 10 and that the e-commerce has allowed 6 out of 10 to increase or maintain their purchasing power unchanged in the last year.Go to the article
July 10, 2023
A survey by JAM - Join the Ageless Mind, an initiative by The European House - Ambrosetti, highlights that most people aged under 30 want to work in the digital field. Among the most requested jobs are: crypto, gaming, e-sport, robotics, high-tech, drop shipping.Go to the article
July 30, 2023
The latest EU's green buildings Directive has very ambitious goals but the increasing adoption of certifications in the construction sector may help to reach them. In the first Impact Report by GBC Italia, produced in collaboration with The European House - Ambrosetti, we estimate the annual savings that could be achieved by 2030 if the criteria of certified sustainable building were followed.Go to the article
June 23, 2023
Since the foundation of the European Union, France and Italy have supported and conveyed a vision of Europe based on the principles of sharing and exchange. The two countries are pillars of the European project and have the duty to keep a fruitful relationship. The meeting "Italy and France: together to face the great European challenges" took place as the final event of the 6th edition of the "Italian-French Dialogues for Europe": an initiative launched in 2018 by Luiss Guido Carli University and Sciences Po University, in collaboration with The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
June 22, 2023
Only one patient out of three receives an adequate medical treatment. Data from the Headway - Mental Health Index 2.0 realised by The European House - Ambrosetti.Go to the article
June 21, 2023
Hydrogen can be a driver of sustainability and competitiveness for Italy, which already has distinctive skills in the production of specific technologies related to its use, but for now it is expected a much lower national production than other EU countries, 15 times lower than Germany.
June 12, 2023
In 2015, The European House- Ambrosetti launched, in collaboration with Liguria Region, the initiative "Liguria 2030", whose objective is to develop a vision for the future of Liguria and identify new trajectories and development divers for the territory. On May 22 2023, the 7th edition was started at the Palazzo del Principe in Genoa.
June 12, 2023
The Italian Sounding, that is the misleading trade of products that "sound" Italian, while they are not, is valued as much as the entire Italian agri-food exports. Exports could be doubled if this phenomenon were counteracted with adequate investments. It emerged from a report made by The European House - Ambrosetti and ISMEA and presented on the second day of the 7th edition of the forum "The Roadmap of the future for food&beverage: evolutions and challenges for the coming years" organized in Bormio by The European House - Ambrosetti with Ambrosetti Club's Food&Bevergage Community.Go to the article
June 9, 2023
In 2040, circular economy will be able to meet up to 32% of Italy’s annual need for strategic raw materials. This is what emerged during the event sponsored by Iren Group and The European House - Ambrosetti at the Ara Pacis in Rome, which was attended by industry experts and the Minister of Enterprise and Made in Italy, Adolfo Urso.Go to the article
June 9, 2023
Seven out of ten Italian companies (69.2%) in the food&beverage sector think that energy inflation is the most serious problem caused by the state of permanent crisis ("poli-crisis") that the global economy has been experiencing for over three years. The European House - Ambrosetti interviewed a sample of 500 companies in the sector with a survey presented at the 7th forum "The Roadmap of the future for food & beverage: evolutions and challenges for the coming years" organized in Bormio, Lombardia.Go to the article
June 2, 2023
Circular economy is a fundamental lever in order to meet the European and Italian need of strategic raw materials. But to reach the expected recycling rates Italy should be equipped with at least 7 recycling plants. The data emerges from the Position Paper "Critical raw materials and Italian industrial production. Opportunities arising from the circular economy", realised by The European House - Ambrosetti in collaboration with Iren.Download PDF
June 2, 2023
The EU Directive on the energy classes of buildings will enter the approval phase with the Spanish presidency of the Council of the European Union. According to the Smart Building Community of The European House - Ambrosetti, the cost of adjustment will be paid in 12 years.Download PDF
May 29, 2023
Southern Italy has plenty of resources and skills, but above all it has the potential to become the engine and centre of reference of the Mediterranean, for the benefit of the Italian country.
Critical raw materials: from copper to titanium, these are the top 10 for Italy. The role of circular economy
May 24, 2023
According to the analysis by Iren Group and The European House - Ambrosetti, the Italian need for critical raw materials is expected to grow up to 11 times compared to current levels by 2040.Go to the article
May 24, 2023
Since our observatory has started monitoring the region, 7 years ago, Liguria has climbed the ranking - says Valerio De Molli, Managing Partner & CEO of The European House - Ambrosetti - and has had a growth of 62% in our chosen indicators. Economy of the sea, tourism and innovation are the besis for a green and digital relaunch of the region.
May 21, 2023
Sorrento hosted the second edition of "Verso Sud (Looking Southward). Europe’s Strategy for a New Geopolitical, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Season in the Mediterranean", the annual Forum organized by The European House - Ambrosetti. Today more than ever, the ambition of Verso Sud has been to break a fatalistic and resigned narrative of our country, stimulating companies and social partners to design a future of geopolitical, economic and social leadership of Italy in the Mediterranean region, in alignment with the institutions.
Green transition is on its way in Friuli Venezia Giulia: 4 companies out of 5 are ready for green investments
May 12, 2023
If Friuli Venezia Giulia's businesses will take advantage of the green and digital transition "wave", they will be able to keep growing as they have done in the past two years: this was said during the second day of the "Festival del Cambiamento", an event that was organised by the Venezia Giulia Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with The European House – Ambrosetti, in its headquarters in Trieste, Piazza della Borsa.
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May 4, 2023
In Italy, the agri-food value chain directly supports about 30 macro-chains and generates a total Value Added of 282 billion euros, 16.4% of its GDP. In 2022, the trade balance is in the red, after three consecutive years of surplus, but there is a record of exports, worth 58.8 billion euros. These are the main data provided by The European House - Ambrosetti during the presentation of the seventh Food&Beverage Forum, to be held in Bormio on June 9 and 10, 2023.Go to the article
May 4, 2023
The Italian agri-food industry is healthy and is pursuing a sustainable development: this is what emerged from the data analysed by The European House - Ambrosetti together with the many partners of the Food&Beverage Community.Go to the article
May 2, 2023
The event "Strengthening Italian-Saudi cooperation for a common and sustainable development - The Italian economic landscape" took place in Rome. The initiative, organized by The European House - Ambrosetti, followed the strategic journey of the members of the Ambrosetti Club in Saudi Arabia and was attended by Saudi and Italian companies, the president of the Saudi - Italian Business Council, Kamel Almunajjed, representatives of the Government and the Sovereign Investment Fund of the Middle Eastern country.Go to the article
The actions that large-scale and specialised retail trade must put in place to make sustainability increasingly widespread: a commitment that is aligned with the Italian Constitution, which claims the need to protect the environment, the landscape, biodiversity, and ecosystems.Download PDF
April 28, 2023
Decades of misuse, mismanagement, over-extraction of groundwater and contamination of freshwater reserves have exacerbated water stress in the world, along with the scarcity of water caused by climate change and the degradation of natural ecosystems. The Value of Water for Italy Community is committed to monitoring the evolution of the situation and the impacts caused by these trends.Go to the article
April 11, 2023
Ferruccio De Bortoli: "One wonders whether in the envisaged (from the PNRR) substitution of powers of local authorities and municipalities, a figure or a commissarial structure may be necessary. The PNRR Observatory of the Ambrosetti Club is, with the encyclopedic report of the Court of Auditors, a useful tool to analyse the main obstacles in the Plan's implementation."
April 6, 2023
Increasing renewable energy sources and decommissioning of coal thermoelectric generation capacity: the two key dynamics that increase the importance of storage systems, of which hydroelectric pumping represents a strategic resource. Supporting data are contained in the report "The strategic role of hydroelectric pumping in the energy transition", presented in Rome by The European House - Ambrosetti in collaboration with Edison.
Digitalisation, Italian companies are at a standhill: the majority invests less than 10% of their revenues
April 5, 2023
Italian companies invest too little on digitalisation: 81% of them allocate about 10% of their total turnover. The data comes from a new study by The European House - Ambrosetti and Workday, "Innovation and new organisational models: goald and challenges for CFOs" ("Innovazione e nuovi modelli organizzativi: obiettivi e sfide per i CFO"), with the objective of analysing the drivers of change that are influencing the administrative, financial, and audit functions of Italian businesses, and the adoption stage of digital tools in an unstable context.Go to the article
April 1, 2023
At the Finance Workshop in Cernobbio it is said that only 6% of funds from the NRRP have been spent. The Minister for Economy, Giancarlo Giorgetti, said: "We are studying a measure to improve efficiency in the Public Administration". The European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni: "I acknowledge the good will of the Government".Go to the article
March 31, 2023
We are living a perma-crisis, that is, in a historical moment characterized by a prolonged period of instability and insecurity and where various crisis factors add up, intersect and are being created. Even in this difficult context, there are signs of optimism, as shown by the Ambrosetti Club Economic Indicator.
March 31, 2023
The electronic polls at the Workshop by The European House - Ambrosetti showed that only 10.9% of participants are «very» worried by war. A year ago 19% of them gave this answer. The case of the Silicon Valley Bank and Credit Suisse are considered «isolated cases» by 47.9% of participants, but 35.4% think that they are «precursors of a systemic crisis of financial institutions». At the last place we find worries about climate change, expressed by 2.3% of them only.
March 30, 2023
«I think of entrepreneurs and managers as “perma-innovators” and “perma-optimists” because they have always been used to working in a complex and harsh environment», Valerio De Molli at the 34th edition of the del Workshop "The Outlook for the Economy and Finance".
March 30, 2023
Updated data on electronic payments in Italy was presented at the Round Table of the Cashless Society Community, organised by The European House - Ambrosetti. The study shows that Italy's transition to cashless is proceding smoothly, but the performance is still unsatisfactory when compared to the European average. Italy is third to last, and loses a position since 2021, with better results than Romania and Bulgaria only. Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands are the best performers.Go to the article
Italy's infrastructures are moving towards the future but too slowly. For this reason, The European House - Ambrosetti, the first independent Italian think tank, has launched "Constructions of the future", a project addressed to the Ambrosetti community (and also the greater public) that aims to take stock of a strategic sector for the country.
March 14, 2023
96.3% of Italians say that they often have sustainable behaviours, but less than 30% regularly drink tap water. However, young people could reverse this trend: 60% of people under 30 are already drinking public water.Go to the article
March 13, 2023
A study by Atos Italia and The European House - Ambrosetti quantifies the impact of Digital Twins in the economic and social scenarios of today and tomorrow's Italy.
50% of Italian infrastructures were built more than 60 years ago, digital tools improve safety of building sites
March 9, 2023
Italy ranks second in the EU for the number of construction companies. but bureaucracy is an obstacle.We presented in Rome a new report during the "Public Administrations Technology Forum - Dialogues with the P.A.": a meeting among the Vice Minister of Infrastructures; Edoardo Rixi, and Valerio De Molli, Managing Partner & Ceo The European House - Ambrosetti and Corrado Panzeri, Partner & Head of our InnoTech Hub.Go to the article
March 8, 2023
The fourth edition of the Value of Water for Italy Community, in continuity with last year, carried out a survey towards Italian citizens to monitor their perception of the value of water, the effects of climate change, and their consumption habits. The analysis reveals ten paradoxes that underline how important it is to make information on the water resource in the country.Go to the article
March 7, 2023
Sicily is the 4th largest agricultural economy in Italy and in 2021 generated a turnover of 5.4 billion euros, 8.1% of the national total. The current water crisis puts at risk the agricultural sector, which must be supported with new digital technologies.Download PDF
March 3, 2023
As Italian business leaders grow older, three out of four companies have not yet addressed the issue of generational change nor do not plan to do so. In Veneto, 74% of companies with a turnover of more than 20 million euros are family owned, and family businesses with a leader who is under 50 years old are only 11% of the grand total. Although the generational transition is a priority, three out of four companies still do not think about passing the baton to the younger generations.Go to the article
March 2, 2023
Created by the Pordenone-Udine Chamber of Commerce, together with The European House – Ambrosetti, the first edition of «Open Dialogues For Future» took place in Udine: a forum that gathers entrepreneurs and geopolitics experts who discuss today's most pressing issues (war, pandemic, economic crisis, energy transition, climate change, work) and their impacts on the Region and the nation.Download PDF
Technical, management, organizational and creativity skills bmust be adapted to the objectives of each company
March 2, 2023
Innovation requires skills that can turn the potential offered by technologies into actual benefits. While technologies can be purchased, skills need to be built, and it takes much more time and a vision. This thought was the focus of the conference 'Which skills are needed for the Italian industrial leadership?', organized by the InnoTech Community and The European House - Ambrosetti, and hosted at the headquarters of the Competence Center Industry 4.0 - Made, at the Politecnico in Milano Bovisa.
February 27, 2023
Available data on women employment is not positive: out of 334 new employees over a span of a year, more tha 88% are men. However, there are some sectors where there is a greater female employment, such as healthcare, tourism, retail, social services. In this list, The European House - Ambrosetti highlights the impact of the Modern Distribution, which has registered a growth of 32% in comparison to the national average.Go to the article
February 10, 2023
The shortage of drugs in Italy and Europe is a well-known issue. According to the Italian Medicines Agency, there are 3,198 drugs with difficul availability (+66 compared to December 2022), although in 54% of cases it is a cessation in production. We need an industrial policy to support the pharmaceutical sector.
February 10, 2023
In a view of mutual learning, senior and junior professionals may create new leadership methods that enhance individual skills and encourage everyone to express their ideas, adopt technologies, and demonstrate that the dream job is real. Jam - Join the Ageless Mind believes that this is all possible.Download PDF
February 10, 2023
As we wait for the presentation of the 2023 White Book (fourth edition) of the Value of Water for Italy, on March 2023 in Rome (International Water Day), some results have been release at a press conference in Milan. Consumers' habits have not been affected by the rising prices and the consequences of climate change. Half of Lombardy's inhabitants still do not drink tap water for a matter of taste, while 31% of them think that tap water is not safe to drink.Go to the article
February 9, 2023
«Water is a strategic asset for Italy: it generates more than 15% of the national GDP», said Valerio De Molli, Managing Partner and CEO of The European House - Ambrosetti, commeting on the preview of the 2023 White Book of the Value of Water for Italy Community.
February 8, 2023
Study by The European House - Ambrosetti and Eni: to accelerate decarbonisation at the European level we need a strategy based on «technological neutrality».
January 31, 2023
According to the study prepared by Netcomm (the consortium of the e-commerce sector in Italy) in collaboration with The European House – Ambrosetti, e-commerce “is not just a trend anymore”. Currently, the value chain comprises 723.000 companies, and generates over than 70 billion euros in revenue.Go to the article
January 26, 2023
1st edition of the "Value of Sport Observatory" Forum, organised by The European House - Ambrosetti. The Observatory has analysed the issue of sedentary lifestyle and its impact on individual and collective health and wellbeing, economic and employment impact on the extended value chain related to sports, and the economic and infrastructural accessibility to sport activity in Italy.
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January 26, 2023
Italy's sports industry generates an Added Value of 24.5 billion euroes, equal to 1,37% of the national GDP: this is one of the main outcomes of the presentation of the first "Value of Sport Observatory", organised by The European House - Ambrosetti at the Olympic Stadium in Rome.
January 24, 2023
«As the ECB, we need to improve our communication, we are giving messages that are too harsh and frightening rather than comforting». This was said by the Governor of Bankitalia, Ignazio Visco, during a round table organized by Ambrosetti Club.
January 18, 2023
Over two decades, ecommerce has created a value chain of almost 71 billion euros (it was about 68 in 2021, with +4.4% growth in a year) in Italy, becoming a driver for the development of the country. It ranks first among the economic activities by impact on the total turnover of the private sector. This data is included in the second edition of the study «The role and contribution of e-commerce and digital retail to the growth of Italy» conducted by Netcomm in collaboration with The EuropeanHouse - Ambrosetti.Download PDF
January 17, 2023
An antidote to inflation and a lifesaver for the household shopping, Private Labels reached a turnover of 12.8 billion in 2022 with growth close to 10%, with a market share of about 20.8%. These data were illustrated by Valerio De Molli, Managing partner & CEO, The European House - Ambrosetti, during the presentation of the position paper «Today and tomorrow's Italy: the social and economic role of Modern Distribution» prepared by The European House - Ambrosetti for Adm, the Italian Modern Distribution Association.Scarica PDF
January 16, 2023
Private labes safeguard families' purchasing power in Italy. According to a study by The European House - Ambrosetti, they saved up to €77 per month.Go to the article
Modern Distribution, its central role in protecting consumers' purchasing power and boosting the growth of Made in Italy businesses
January 16, 2023
At the opening event of the Modern Distribution fair "Marca by BolognaFiere 2023", Valerio De Molli presented the study prepared by The European House - Ambrosetti for ADM – Associazione Distribuzione Moderna, in collaboration with Marca by BolognaFiere, Ipsos, and Iri: it confirmed the significant role of the distribution sector in Italy and illustrated its future development scenario.Go to the article
January 13, 2023
Events such as the collapse of Genoa's bridge are sudden but predictable. Alessandro Viviani, Consultant of The European House - Ambrosetti, explains how IoT's digital technologies may offer plenty of solutions to this issue, based on smart sensors that can monitor infrastructures on our behalf.Listen to the podcast
January 10, 2023
By analysing numerous case studies at national and international level, the Act Tank Sicilia platform, promoted and managed by The European House -Ambrosetti with the involvement of the main public and private operators of the Island, showed that the creation of ecosystems may encourage the economic growth of the Sicilian territory in the field of innovation, as it happened in the Campania Region.Download PDF
January 10, 2023
Research and innovation are a key innovation driver. It is essential to identify the starting point to develop them in Sicily, so as to fill the gaps with the rest of Italy.Download PDF