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    European CSR Awards in Spain: news on the composition of the Award jury

    The call for nominations for the European CSR Awards in Spain, led by Forética, began on the 10th of January, 2013. Companies interested in presenting their collaborative projects for the awards must submit the application form with the relevant annexes by 1st of March, 2013.

    The Spanish Awards...

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    European Commission publishes brochure analysing the importance of promoting senior entrepreneurship

    The European Commission and OECD have joined forces to produce “Policy Brief on Senior Entrepreneurship”, a brochure which emphasises the importance of a shift in entrepreneurship policy to encourage older people to become more active.

    The publication examines a range of different initiatives and...

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Senior Entrepreneurs and Youth Employment Conference

    On 1 April 2013, Seniors Entrepreneurs is co-organising a conference in Brussels on “Senior Entrepreneurs and Youth Employment” with the European Union and Age Platform Europe.

    The event will be opened by the Chairman of the Committee of the Regions or his representative. Max Uebe, DG...

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    How Norway promotes good living conditions for children and youth

    Tackling child poverty has been high on the Norwegian political agenda for over a decade.

    This was illustrated by a peer Review held in Oslo on 13-14 November 2012 in the framework of the PROGRESS programme. The peer review attracted representatives from six Member States (Belgium, Denmark,...

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Application period open for Ashoka's IMPACT Programme 2013

    To promote the development of innovative Belgian Social Entrepreneurship, capable of bringing about large-scale changes, on December 14, 2012 Ashoka Belgium opened applications for the first edition of his IMPACT Program supporting projects in various sectors such as economic development,...

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    CSR Europe participates in workshop to eradicate child malnutrition

    A workshop is being jointly organised by Accenture Development Partnership and BoP Innovation Center, with the contribution of CSR Europe, on February 28th in Herleen, Netherlands (hosted by DSM) in order to define the next steps of Project LaserBeam.

    Project Laser Beam is a five-year,...

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    European Business Campaign on Skills for Jobs – Pre-launch

    On the 28th of January (15:00-16:00 CET), CSR Europe will pre-launch the upcoming European Business Campaign on Skills for Jobs by means of a webinar, open to all members, partners and other parties that are interested to know more about the direction CSR Europe is taking with this campaign.


    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Goodwill® and Bank of America Charitable Foundation Invest in Veterans

    Goodwill Industries International is launching a new initiative, with the support of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, to help military veterans and their families connect with the education, training and support services they need to succeed on the homefront.

    Vested in Veterans will...

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    Report from Boston Consulting Group focuses on the quality of growth

    After decades of measuring economic progress in terms of income growth, national leaders are now paying more attention to the quality of that growth.

    The Boston Consulting Group has created the Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) an approach to systematically assessing and...

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CSR Europe's Board of Directors

    Dear Members and National Partners,

    In line with CSR Europe’s By-laws, CSR Europe will hold an election in February in order to renew its Board of Directors. In this respect, CSR Europe is pleased to launch a call for candidates and invite one candidate from your organisation to apply.


    Wednesday, January 16, 2013