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    Entrepreneurial Skills Pass outlined at Changing Lives project launch

    CSR Europe's Changing Lives project, part of CSR Europe's Skills for Jobs campaign, was launched during a webinar with prospective participants on 1 July.

    The project aims to promote the development of an entrepreneurial mindset in education and skills in order to meet employer needs and boost...

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
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    Guide for contractors on supplier CSR questionnaires

    ORSE, the national CSR organisation in France, recently conducted a study alongside MEDEF into the CSR questionnaires that purchasers send to their suppliers.

    The study tries to list all the questions regarding the use of CSR questionnaires but each company is free to decide if this kind of...

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Quality Internships & Apprenticeships project launches assessment tool

    In a launch webinar on 25 June 2013, CSR Europe unveiled its assessment tool designed to benchmark existing practices against peers and the principles laid out in the European Quality Charter on Internships and Apprenticeships.

    The assessment process is the first stage in the Quality...

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Audi opens power-to-gas facility

    Audi has recently opened an "e-gas" plant in Werlte, Germany, which will see the automobile manufacturer turn surplus green electricity from the power grid into synthetic methane ("Audi e-gas"), using up CO2 generated in an adjacent plant in the process.  The gas can be used to provide 15,000...

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    ArcelorMittal Gent awarded 10th Environmental Charter

    On 20 June 2013, ArcelorMittal Gent, Belgium was presented with the East Flanders Environmental Charter for the 10th consecutive year – a strong recognition of both the company’s overall initiative and the site’s efforts to pursue sustainable development.

    The Environmental Charter is an...

    Wednesday, July 3, 2013
    CSR Europe launches Learning Network on Health and Wellbeing

    On 2 July 2013, CSR Europe together with the project leaders of the “Learning Network on Health and Wellbeing” organised a webinar to show the promotional video of the Blueprint for Business Action on Health Literacy and to discuss with companies, national partner organisations, EU officials...

    Wednesday, July 3, 2013
    Study trip to Sweden marks beginning of Entrepreneurship Boost project

    The Entrepreneurship Boost project has begun by examining the entrepreneurship agency model of Jobs & Society Sweden – the first step in increasing entrepreneurship levels across Europe. CSR Europe along with several members took lessons from the Swedish organisation in how to successfully set...

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    BITC's Give & Gain Day biggest ever

    This year's Give & Gain Day, Business in the Community's (BITC) flagship employee volunteering day, involved unprecedented numbers of volunteers, more international partnerships than ever before, and a huge shift in the reach of the Give & Gain Day brand and press pick up. Activity occurred...

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    EU Quarterly Review highlights growing social challenges

    The EU's Quarterly Review, released in June, has highlighted the social challenges faced across Europe as unemployment continues to rise.  The EU Employment and Social Situation report provides up to date facts and figures and focuses specifically on the youth labour market and the effects of...

    Monday, July 1, 2013
    Bank of America's 2012 CSR report now available

    Bank of America has released its Corporate Social Responsibility Report for the year 2012.  The report outlines the progress and challenges encountered during the year providing figures and case studies.  The report is split into the six core areas of the bank's CSR policies:

    • Responsible...
    Monday, July 1, 2013