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On 30 March 2022, the draft law on special arrangements to prevent the promotion of aggression against Ukraine and to protect national security was submitted to the Polish Sejm. The law aims to restrict the activities of persons and entities linked to Russia, which on 24 February 2022 attacked Ukraine, as well as Belarus, which supports the Russian Federation in these actions…

REPORT

The companies that decided to continue their operation in Russia have nothing to do with “the social responsibility of the business” And what does their fair CIT settlement in Poland look like?

The disgusting and unjustified Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to widespread ostracism and consumer boycotts. The broad scope of the sanctions meant that some companies had limited choice as far staying in Russia goes. Companies in the banking, energy or high-tech sectors have had to submit to decisions ordering to halt the trade immediately…
OPINION

Opinion of the Chief Energy Technology Specialist at The ZPP: achieving energy autonomy requires additional legislative action

On Thursday, 31 March, a signing ceremony took place for an appeal to unlock investment opportunities in onshore wind energy. Known as ’10H law’, it can be considered a key piece of legislation for the Polish energy sector in the context of the country’s current geopolitical situation. As a result of the war in Ukraine, energy independence is becoming a priority both politically and economically…
MEMORANDUM

Memorandum of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) on the economic situation in Ukraine and its consequences for Polish companies

On 24 February 2022, the Russian Federation invaded Ukraine. Hostilities spread over almost the entire territory of our eastern neighbour. The extent of the damage after nearly a month of attacks is counted in the tens of billions of dollars. Almost all critical infrastructure was either destroyed or severely damaged…
POSITION

Position of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) on Poland becoming independent of Russian supplies of primary commodities

Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers welcomes the announcements about the recapitalisation of investment projects in the gas sector. The development of strategic infrastructure, such as the Świnoujście LNG terminal, the FSRU floating regasification unit in the Gdańsk Bay, or the gas interconnectors with Lithuania and Slovakia, is a solid basis providing technical means for the diversification of gas supply…
APPEAL

ZPP appeal to launch the EU fund to help refugees

As a result of Russian aggression, part of the Ukrainian population has to flee outside the country to save itself. The natural first choice for many is Poland. Figures illustrate the scale of migration. According to data from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, more than 3.2 million people have left Ukraine since the beginning of the war…
CALL

Call by employers’ organisations: Belarusians should be allowed to quickly legalise their stay and take up employment immediately after crossing the border

In connection with the unprecedented influx of war refugees to Poland, the government has prepared a special law providing for special conditions for Ukrainians to legalise their stay and take up employment. As a result, hundreds of thousands more people crossing the border can immediately seek employment fully legally, thereby gaining financial independence from state aid…
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