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    Stakeholder Media Workshop on 24 May 2013 in Brussels

    On 24 May, CSR Europe together with the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust, INSEAD and ABIS organised a Workshop on Stakeholder Media. Around 30 companies joined the event and discussed risks and opportunities regarding stakeholder media. Dr. Mark Lee Hunter, Adjunct Professor of...

    Friday, May 24, 2013
    CSR Europe interviews Tom Dodd, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission

    As part of the Business and Human Rights project, CSR Europe interviewed Tom Dodd about the EU's own policies regarding business and human rights.  Mr Dodd outlined the Commission's expectations of businesses and what guidance it offers in this area.  He also describes the way in which the...

    Monday, April 15, 2013
    MVO Nederland launches CSR Risk Check

    An interactive new tool has recently been launched by MVO Nederland, which offers a fast and easy insight into CSR risks in international business conduct.

    Within five minutes this freely available online tool provides an insight into risks companies might encounter through international...

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013
    CSR Europe publishes 'Rethinking Careers' report

    In response to the changing demographic of European society, CSR Europe has produced a report bringing together some of the key facts and analysing the way that human resources processes can be improved in order to deal with these issues over the mid-term.

    For companies, the current economic...

    Thursday, April 25, 2013
    Novo Nordisk welcomes Consultation Draft of IR Framework

    Novo Nordisk has welcomed the new integrated reporting draft framework, just published by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), which today enters a commenting period lasting until 15 July 2013.  The framework is the latest aid in helping companies with producing detailed...

    Tuesday, April 23, 2013
    Business leaders and EU officials launch the first-ever Blueprint for Business Action on Health Literacy

    CSR Europe welcomed more than 70 health-related business and policy representatives to a Morning Debate on Health Literacy and CSR in the European Parliament in Brussels. The major aim of this event was to launch the first-ever Blueprint for Business Action on Health Literacy and to explore...

    Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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    Automotive companies join forces in new European Working Group to strengthen sustainability efforts in the supply chain

    Brussels, 4 April 2013 – A group of automotive manufacturers – BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group – in addition to their own efforts - have joined forces to...

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    European Commission releases analysis of companies' reference to CSR guidelines

    The European Commission has released the results of its study into the extent to which companies make reference to specified and internationally accepted CSR guidelines in their own CSR strategy.  The EC examined the frequency of references to five particular instruments which make up "an...

    Tuesday, March 12, 2013
    Volkswagen announces ambitious target to cut new fleet's CO2 emissions

    With the aim of becoming the "world's most environmentally sustainable automaker by 2018", Volkswagen Group has given itself the ambitious target of further cutting CO2 emissions in its European new car fleet, down to 95g/km by 2020.

    Volkswagen is the first car manufacturer to make the pledge,...

    Tuesday, March 12, 2013
    SITA staff in Beirut collect donations for BASSMA

    In December 2012, SITA's Beirut office held a collection drive to gather essential food and clothing for the regional charity BASSMA.  The charity fights poverty in Lebanon by helping vulnerable families to gain financial and psychological independence.  Working across the political and...

    Monday, March 11, 2013