Ardo is Business of the Year in Flanders

Ardo is Business of the Year in Flanders

The global producer of vegetables, spices and frozen fruits, Ardo, was designated Flemish Business of the Year on Tuesday by the EY consultancy, De Tijd daily and the BNP Paribas Fortis bank. The Ardo group comprises 21 companies in nine countries and a worldwide sales network. Strong growth achieved in recent years by the firm, located in Ardooie, resulted in 2017 in a gross turnover of one billion euros. On Monday, the Easyfairs company from Brussels, specialized in organizing salons, was designated Business of the Year in Francophone Belgium, replacing…

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Combating misinformation: Facebook, Twitter and EC put forward their road map

Combating misinformation: Facebook, Twitter and EC put forward their road map

Threatened by the European Commission as to the imposition of new rules to intensify the fight against online misinformation, the main social media platforms (Google, Facebook, Mozilla and Twitter) on Tuesday set out self-regulatory measures. They did so with next May’s European election campaign in mind. These measures include transparency tools to indicate the political nature of some advertisements, and training in Internet security for the European Parliament’s political groups and the authorities responsible for organizing the elections. Other strengthened cooperation with fact-checking organizations is also proposed. The Net giants,…

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