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    Toyota cuts carbon footprint with recycled hybrid batteries

    Toyota is already a leader in environmental innovation, having paved the way for hybrid vehicles.  It will now recycle the batteries from the vehicles to make an energy storage system to be sold to dealerships throughout Japan.

    Dealerships will be able to cut energy costs by up to half thanks to...

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    CSR Asia publishes 'ten steps to making CSR strategic'

    This week, CSR Asia has issued a 10-step mini-guide to achieving a strategic CSR programme.  The steps offer the following advice for companies:

    1. Link your CSR strategy to brand, reputation and trust
    2. Build strong relationships with stakeholders
    3. Base all CSR activities on your most material...
    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    European map of e-Inclusion to be formed

    The European Commission, alongside its partner DG-CONNECT, has initiated a project to improve the awareness and understanding of e-Inclusion intermediary actors.  Via an expansive survey, the project aims to produce an 'impact assessment framework' to assess and display the impact of these...

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Employment and social analysis publication now available

    A silent revolution is underway in the field of employment and social data collection and analysis, giving a much more vivid picture of what people are going through and how they are evolving over time. This issue of Social Agenda focuses on the methodology of data collection and its political...

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    European Parliament votes on two CSR Reports

    In a debate on Tuesday 5 February, MEPs called on businesses to incorporate social responsibility and stimulate sustainable growth.  They also addressed two reports on CSR, one on legal affairs and the other on employment and social affairs, put forward by Italian Christian Democrat Rafaele...

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Member update - apply for Board by 11 February

    Members of CSR Europe have until 6pm CET on Monday, 11th February to apply for a seat on CSR Europe's Board of Directors.

    Joining CSR Europe’s Board of Directors would not only give you the opportunity to amplify your own professional development, but would also allow you to shape the future...

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    CSR Europe welcomes Hellenic Petroleum to its network

    CSR Europe is proud to welcome a new corporate member to its network! As one of the leading energy groups both in Greece and South East Europe, Hellenic Petroleum covers a wide range of activities, having refining and fuels marketing as the core of its business.

    CSR is central to Hellenic...

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Microsoft introduces 4Afrika Initiative

    In a drive to increase the global competitiveness across Africa, Microsoft has begun its 4Afrika Initiative, which will roll out smart devices to young Africans, get 1 million African firms online and help train a further 200,000.  As part of this project, Microsoft and Huawei will be...

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Partnership Sets Out Path to Certified Sustainable Coconut Oil in the Philippines

    A program to develop a certified coconut oil supply chain to enhance sustainability and improve the livelihoods of 2,500 coconut growers in the Philippines has been launched.  A result of a partnership between GIZ GmbH, BASF and Cargill and co-financed by the German Federal Ministry for...

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Corporate Citizenship publishes research on growth of corporate foundations

    A recent research publication from Corporate Citizenship has found that companies and their foundations continue to grow despite economic recession.

    The study and research identified corporate foundations in England and Wales have rapidly increased since 2006; despite recent economic recession....

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013