A sustainable Europe

A sustainable Europe

We stand for a smarter, greener Europe, achieved through greater energy efficiency and by tackling climate change and renewing European industry. 

Leading the fight against climate change

The Socialists and Democrats have a vision for a sustainable future: our ambition is to tackle climate change and leave a less polluted world for our children – and this goes hand-in-hand with...

An ambitious vision for the Energy Union: Our priorities

Making the transition to a sustainable and carbon-free Energy Union involving the creation of millions of new jobs., that’s our vision for the proposed new Energy Union. The Socialist & Democrat...

Equipping European industry for the 21st century

We have a vision to put industry back at the heart of Europe. Together we can renew European industry, create jobs, shift to a more sustainable model of production and strengthen European...

Sustainable agriculture, safer food, strong rural communities

We want far-reaching reform of agriculture and farming. The EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must make sure public funds are transparently used in the public interest, focussing them on...

Safeguarding our fisheries and our fishing communities

The 2013 Common Fisheries Policy Reform (CFP) was a huge success for the Socialists and Democrats. S&D MEP Ulrike Rodust was the lead negotiator for the reform and fought for a new approach to...