“The presence of the European institutions makes Brussels one of the most important decision-making centres in the world.”
Michael Porter, the head of Harvard Business School’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, recently discussed an updated version of CSR (corporate social responsibility) based on a ‘shared value’ - an approach to business strategy in the post-capitalism framework.

Brussels – Gastronomic capital of Europe?

Saturday, 24 January 2015 11:13
Brussels, and Belgium, has one of the best restaurant scenes in Europe: some critics even say it has surpassed Paris.
“It’s not just that they’re wrong but some organizations are clearly breaking the law.”

Who was Felix Nussbaum?

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 12:31
“When I perish, do not allow my pictures to die with me. Show them to the people.” Felix Nussbaum (1904 – 1944) was a Jewish-German painter who lived in Brussels until he was caught by the Nazis and deported to his death in Auschwitz. In a new book Belgian author…
“Belgium is one of Europe’s best kept secrets” Interview with Alison Rose, Britain’s new Ambassador to Belgium By Martin Banks Alison Rose, Britain´s new Ambassador to Belgium, says one of her key tasks is to promote jobs and growth and work closely with Belgian companies to promote the UK’s reputation…
Yvan Mayeur was born in Etterbeek on 24 January 1960. He grew up in one of the most popular districts of Brussels: the Marolles. Social worker by training, he was appointed Mayor of the City of Brussels after former mayor Freddy Thielemans stepped down on 16 December 2013.
In an effort to support innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Horizon 2020 introduced a new dedicated SME instrument, managed by the Executive agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME).
Dieter-Michael Grohmann is a director and writer, known for Just a Dream (2013), European Union's Secret Service: Fiction or Fact (2010) and Eating Up Hesitation (2013). The Brussels Times sat down with Dieter to learn more about his work and life as an artist in Brussels.