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    IBM labelled 'America’s Most Community-Minded Company'

    IBM recently topped a league table compiled by Bloomberg Businessweek.  'The Civic 50' aimed to pinpoint those who "best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in their local communities and beyond."

    In light of the accomplishment, CSR Wire recently released an...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Microsoft invests in renewable energy thanks to internal carbon price

    For the past six months, Microsoft has been charging fees for the carbon output from its own activities (namely electricity usage and business air travel), which it is now ploughing back into renewable energy projects.

    Through the offset fee, the carbon footprint has been incorporated into the...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    IBM and Emerson cooperate to help business growth and save energy

    A joint project by Emerson and IBM will create an integrated data center infrastructure management (DCIM) system, which will help both tackle infrastructure issues impeding growth and save energy.

    The system will enable users to have a complete overview and control of their data center...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Western Union's 2012 charitable spending totals $9.47m

    In 2012, Western Union made 251 grants and donations totaling $9.47m and helping thousands of people across 61 countries.  The company aims to deepen its community connection around the world by connecting with a variety of stakeholders and those involved in its global supply chain.

    Western Union...

    Tuesday, February 12, 2013
    HP tackles underage employment in China

    Underage employment has been a growing throughout China and inevitably, many of these workers are employed by suppliers to international firms.  In light of recent reports, HP has now issued unprecedented guidelines which set out to curb the number of underage workers at its plants throughout...

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Is your company looking for extra visibility in the field of CSR? If so, sponsorship of CSR Europe's activities may be for you

    CSR Europe considers itself as an ideal platform for companies to position themselves as being committed to social responsibility. In this regard, CSR Europe has put together a range of sponsorship opportunities for members in 2012 and 2013. Please note that these opportunities will be offered...

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    MEPs support European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life

    After staging a successful conference this week entitled 'Vulnerable Families - What can Europe do?', the Confederation of Family Organisations (COFACE) has achieved success in the European Parliament.  A total of 388 MEPs adopted Declaration Nr. 32, calling for 2014 to be designated as the...

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    ICA & COFACE publish press release from conference on vulnerable families

    The Irish Countrywomen’s Association (ICA) and Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union (COFACE) recently held a two day conference entitled 'Vulnerable Families - What can Europe do?' with the aim of 'giving a voice to the most vulnerable families in Europe.'

    The conference...

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    More companies report profit from sustainability efforts

    A recent report by the MIT Sloan Management Review has shown that companies are increasingly finding that their sustainability efforts are creating profit.  Up from 23 percent last year, 37 percent of companies are now reporting profit thanks to their sustainability efforts.  These companies...

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Increased responsibility results in safer chemicals in Europe

    Thanks to the REACH initiative - a cooperative effort by chemical companies and the EU to regulate chemicals - the range of chemicals around Europe are at the safest levels they have been for decades.  The initiative has only been in existence for five years but is already bearing fruit. ...

    Thursday, February 7, 2013