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    Conflict-free tin initiative announced

    Industry partners convened by the Dutch government this week announced their intention to start a conflict-free tin sourcing program in South Kivu, an eastern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This happened during the GeSI and EICC Conflict-Free Minerals Workshop attended by...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    CSR Europe’s National Partners meet in Berlin to discuss the future of Enterprise 2020 and the development of CSR in Europe

    On the 11th and 12th of September, 24 National Partner Organisations (NPO) joined CSR Europe at the Volkswagen Forum in Berlin, for the bi-annual meeting of CSR Europe’s NPO Network.

    The meeting was a milestone event on our Enterprise 2020 journey and participants had the opportunity to discuss...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Join LEAD in Bulgaria or Portugal on the world-class LEAD Europe Fellowship Programme

    Develop your leadership skills while tackling a real, live sustainability challenge on-location in Sofia or Faro. Working in a team to solve real sustainability issues is what makes the LEAD Programme unique and inspiring. Designed with maximum flexibility to fit in with busy working lives, the...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    New grants from The Coca-Cola foundation will spark sustainability efforts on six continents

    Sixty-eight community organizations in 41 countries around the world were awarded a total of $10.5 million in grants from The Coca-Cola Foundation, the global philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company, during the second quarter of 2012. These grants support the Foundation’s global priority...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Nestlé launches nationwide health education programme for elderly people in China

    Elderly people across China will be able to receive free heart checks and health consultations as part of a new nationwide education programme launched by Nestlé.

    The company is working with China’s Organizing Committee of the National Community Care Campaign to raise awareness among senior and...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    CSR Europe highlights the importance of collaboration at Green Standards Week

    Stefan Crets, Executive Director of CSR Europe, was privileged to take part in the Green Standards week, hosted by CSR Europe’s member, Microsoft. The Green Standards Week (17-21 September, Paris), brought together leading specialists in the field, from top policy-makers to engineers, designers,...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Human rights impacts and metal traceability in the Automotive OEM supply chain

    Last week CSR Europe participated in a conference organised by a number of German NGOs (180+ participants) focusing on human rights impacts and metal traceability in the Automotive OEM supply chain.

    The conference served to launch a report “From Ore to Car”, which calls for...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Check out CSR Europe's latest blog and discover how companies are creating smart business at the Base of the Pyramid!

    This month's Enterprise 2020 blog features an article written by CSR Europe's Executive Director, Stefan Crets, who offers his insights on how companies can do profitable business with significant social benefits in base of the pyramid markets. 

    You can view the blog by clicking the following...

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Volkswagen Takes “Think Blue.”-programme to the dealerships

    Volkswagen ups the ante on environment protection and sustainability at its dealerships

    Volkswagen is expanding application of its programme of sustainability measures to its dealer and service partners, maintaining that sustainability measures and environmental orientation can only take full...

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program receives Leadership Award from Institure of International Education

    At the Institute of International Education's awards gala 400 business, education, government, foundation and policy leaders will celebrate the 2012 award winners’ commitment to the Institute’s mission of Opening Minds to the World® and rescuing threatened scholars.

    IIE will present Western...

    Monday, September 17, 2012