Today’s news round up in Poland

Today’s news round up in Poland Kalbar/TFN

Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites. – Polish companies need to become more "green," the biggest private daily wrote. In general, coal plays a major role in Poland's energy mix, up to even 80 percent of all energy produced. But there are moments when it drops to only 50 percent, as wind farms and photovoltaic panels take over electricity production. The European Union has introduced ESG (Environmental, Social, Corporate Governance) taxonomy as a reporting standard and the biggest investors are taking it into account. Also, customers are more and more seeking "green" goods. This is why, according to the daily, Polish companies have no choice and must follow the green trend. – Polish ministries are rewarding their employees. According to the Rzeczpospolita daily, the highest rewards were given at the ministries of finance and foreign affairs, PLN 50,000 and 22,000 respectively (EUR 10,600 and EUR 4,255). Rzeczpospolita also wrote that the majority of ministries are not willing to reveal detailed data, either to journalists, or to members of parliament. – Police in four countries, Europol and Eurojust have arrested 16 gangster producing methamphetamine in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania. In total, the cartel could had produced up to 4.7 tonnes of methamphetamine worth over EUR 370 million. The cartel used up to 169 million pills with ephedrine or pseudoephedrine to produce methamphetamine. The arrests took place at the end of February and beginning of March. – According to the biggest private radio broadcaster, prices of meat should not increase till Easter but year on year they are 50 percent higher. "This Easter will be one of the most expensive, as far as meat prices are concerned," said Witold Choinski, the CEO of Polish Meat Producers Association. "But there are chances for some stabilization, and before Easter prices should not change," he added.