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    Unilever accepts Oxfam offer to analyse supply chain

    Oxfam has been extremely active in promoting good practice by businesses throughout their global supply chains, which still fall below the standard expected in the UN Framework on Business and Human Rights.  As part of their commitment to transparency and promoting good labour practices,...

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Ferrero becomes newest CSR Europe member

    CSR Europe is proud to announce that a new corporate member has joined our network!  Ferrero is an established family owned company in the food industry, famous for Nutella, Rocher and Kinder among others.  Italian owned and operating globally, the company has 20 production plants worldwide of...

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    EU Update Webinar on 14 March 2013

    In the EU update webinar on 14 March 2013 at 11.00 – 12.00 CET, CSR Europe will provide members with an overview of the latest EU developments on Jobs and Inclusion covering:

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    CSR Europe interviews Andrew Lofts, Business Excellence Director for CSR at Ricoh

    During the Enterprise 2020 Summit, CSR Europe spoke to Andrew Lofts, Business Excellence Director for CSR at Ricoh, about the company's CSR policies, its expectations for future trends and how it aims to balance its business model with these upcoming changes.

    Mr Lofts details the established...

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches portals

    The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has recently launched two new high-profile portals.  The first is dedicated to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and can be accessed here.  The second details the work of the UN Working Group on businesses & human rights and can be...

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Hitachi Stakeholder Dialogue: Business and Human Rights

    CSR Europe organised a third annual stakeholder dialogue for Hitachi on February 13th 2013, focusing on the Group’s human rights approach (policy and impact assessment). A total of 22 stakeholders participated in the session, representing the European Commission (DG MARKT, DG EMPL), NGOs and...

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    BASF reports cross-board improvement in environmental issues

    In the past decade, BASF have made substantial progress in reducing its carbon footprint and improving safety.  Some of its achievements include:

    • Cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 31.7% per metric ton of sales product
    • Increasing energy efficiency by 19.3%
    • Reducing work-related accidents by 48%
    • Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    ORSE publishes report on questionnaires sent by contractors regarding suppliers

    In February 2012 ORSE published a study dedicated to CSR questionnaires sent by contractors regarding suppliers, with the aim of improving the relationship between contractors and subcontractors.  The study will now serve as an aid to contractors when they want to implement a CSR questionnaire...

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Centre for CSR Development in Ukraine publishes report on CSR progress

    Our National Partner Organisation in Ukraine, The Centre for CSR Development, has recently published a report entitled "CSR in Ukraine in 2012. Forecasts for 2013", which provides a holistic analysis of last year's CSR progress in the country as well as an overview of what trends are predicted...

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    CSR+D publishes analysis of disability disclosure

    The European Network for Corporate Social Responsibility and Disability (CSR+D) is an organisation that promotes the inclusion of disability matters in the CSR agendas of companies worldwide.

    As part of their framework on Disclosure and Socially Responsible Investment, CSR+D have recently...

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013