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The 'European Purpose' Project

The first industry-led search for an EU platform model
"In Europe we have purpose"
M. Vestager, Commission Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, 2019.

Introduction & context

In 2020 four European tech companies began searching for a platform vision which reconciles the potential and opportunities provided by this new business model with the European values that underpin our societies.

European Purpose Project timeline

Q4 2020

Phase 1

Searching for the framework
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Phase 2

Policy consultations
Q1 2021
June-December 2021

Phase 3

Public consultation
June-December 2021
Date to be announced

Phase 4

Launch of final version of European Purpose documents
Date to be announced
Date to be announced

Phase 5

Launch of policy recommendations
Date to be announced

updates

Contributions

Launch event postponed to a later date

Due to escalating COVID restrictions and a busy agenda of key stakeholders, we are extending the consultation deadline to December 15 and postponing the in-person launch event to a later

Industry Code of Conduct on Platform Work

Preamble We, leading technology platforms operating in the EU,Reaffirming the EU’s values, principles and traditions of social dialogue that1. built the European social model and social market economy and2. fostered

The project participants have decided to extend both the deadline and the scope of the consultation.

Given the responses that we have received over the summer, the project participants have decided to extend both the deadline and the scope of the consultation. The new deadline is

Commission launches consultation on a Declaration of Digital Principles – the «European Way» for the digital society.

Caring and creating opportunities: A spotlight on our local communities

Glovo partners with Pachama to offset carbon emissions from deliveries