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    BASF: Chemistry can provide solutions for sustainable construction
    • BASF materials raise energy efficiency, reduce maintenance and add comfort
    • Expert presentations on the effects of more sustainable concrete on certification systems
    • Latest research topic: electrochromic pigments for ambient interior lighting

    BASF is to showcase chemistry's contribution to...

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Cargill receives 'best investor' award

    The government of West Kalimantan conferred Cargill with the Best Investor award at a ceremony held in Pontianak, West Kalimantan.

    The inaugural award was presented to PT Harapan Sawit Lestari, Cargill’s oil palm plantation in West Kalimantan, recognising the company’s achievements in the areas...

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Coca-Cola ties with WWF for polar bear CSR campaign

    Coca-Cola has unveiled a major CSR drive, partnering with environmental charity WWF to invest in Arctic conservation projects and raise awareness of the plight of polar bears, which have appeared in the soft-drinks brand's ads for 90 years.

    Under its pan-European 'Arctic Home' scheme, Coca-Cola...

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Huawei announces the opening of a new Research and Development Centre in Ireland

    Huawei, the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, announced the opening of a new research and development centre spread across two sites in Cork City and Dublin, Ireland.  Huawei will create jobs for over 50 highly-skilled research professionals who...

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing is looking for new partners

    The European Commission has opened the Invitation for Commitment to the Action Plans of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. It is done in order to further strengthen and extend the critical mass working to transform the delivery of care to ageing citizens, building...

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    European Year of Citizens 2013 kicks off

    The European Year of Citizens 2013 kicked off yesterday in Dublin with a Citizens’ Dialogue in the City Hall. The upcoming year will focus on rights that every EU citizen has. All 500 million Europeans benefit daily from these rights – as does the European economy.

    The European Year will...

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Launch of anniversary-TRIGOS: Austria’s renowned CSR award enters its 10th year & cooperates with the first European CSR-Award

    TRIGOS goes Europe – Austria’s renowned award for responsible business (Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR) cooperates with the European Commission during its anniversary year. Laureates of the 10th TRIGOS now have the chance to also win the first “European CSR-Award”. Since its foundation,...

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Entrepreneurship as a main driver for economic growth

    The European Commission's Entrepreneurship Action Plan is a blueprint for decisive action to unleash Europe's entrepreneurial potential, to remove existing obstacles and to revolutionise the culture of entrepreneurship in Europe.  Investments in changing the public perception of entrepreneurs,...

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    How SAP and cities are boosting innovation through open data

    SAP has successfully launched the Performance Management Scorecard for the new Boston About Results (BAR) program. The project with the City of Boston is a premier example of how, through the SAP Urban Matters program, the company is engaging with cities all over the world to help them leverage...

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    New publication from University of Amsterdam Business School on Base of the Pyramid & Sustainable Bonuses

    In 1998-1999, Prahalad and colleagues introduced the Base/Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) concept in an article and a working paper. This article’s goal is to answer the question: What has become of the concept over the decade following its first systematic exposition in 1999?

    To answer this...

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013