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    Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards highlight positive impact of business in UK

    The winners of Business in the Community’s (BITC’s) Responsible Business Awards – which celebrate the outstanding achievements of companies tackling key social and environmental issues – were announced last night in London.

    The winning companies across 13 categories each demonstrate...

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014
    CSR Europe is delighted to welcome Teleperformance to its membership network

    Teleperformance, the worldwide leader in outsourced multichannel customer experience management, serves companies around the world with customer care, technical support, customer acquisition and debt collection programs with headquarters in Paris, France.

    The company operates about 111,000...

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Mandatory CSR in India means business as usual for Novo Nordisk

    For two decades, Novo Nordisk has been working to support the Indian healthcare infrastructure to cope with the millions of people living with diabetes. Going beyond philanthropy, the company has taken a holistic approach to diabetes care, raising awareness of diabetes, building healthcare...

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    BASF publishes new issue of “SD Update – Newsletter Sustainable Development”

    This second issue in 2014 of “SD Update – Newsletter Sustainable Development” covers how BASF received certification of European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard after Tarragona (Spain) also for its Ludwigshafen site, thus advancing sustainable water management in Germany.

    Additionally,...

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    Human Rights Council adopts resolution by Ecuador/South Africa to elaborate legally binding instrument for transnational corporations
    On 26 June, the UN Human Rights council voted in favour of a resolution to develop a treaty holding transnational companies legally responsible for human rights abuses. 
     
    The resolution was adopted with 20 votes in favour, 14 against (including all European members of the council,...
    Friday, June 27, 2014
    The Future of EU Strategy on CSR and Reporting

    Today, CSR Europe held a special meeting for CSR Europe members at Microsoft Innovation Centre in Brussels. The purpose of today’s event was to review the EU CSR Strategy 2011-2014 and share member priorities and expectations for its future direction with a new European Commission.

    The...

    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Striving for Excellence, Enterprise for Job Creation Roundtable

    Today, CSR Europe hosted a Roundtable under the Skills for Jobs campaign project Enterprise for Job Creation at Microsoft Innovation Centre in Brussels. Together, CSR Europe members, project leaders, partners and stakeholders analysed the success factors to support entrepreneurs to grow their...

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Doing business differently: HEC Paris launches the first global executive program on Inclusive Business

    HEC Paris has launched the first global open enrolment program dedicated to ‘Inclusive Business and Value Creation’. The program aims to develop alternative busines practices, and is designed as an accelerator for business executives wanting to design, implement and scale projects or new...

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Renault has reduced its carbon footprint by 10% in three years

    The Renault group has achieved an automotive industry first by achieving its public commitment to reduce its carbon footprint by 10% between 2010 and 2013.  

    The policy is part of the Group’s determination to reduce the greenhouse gases (and CO2 in particular) emitted by its products and...

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Novo Nordisk measuring the value of partnerships to change diabetes in India

    As a business concept, Creating Shared Value is increasingly being seen as a framework to guide and motivate corporate sustainability efforts. Since 2010, Novo Nordisk has been documenting how its Triple Bottom Line business principle creates value to stakeholders, society and the company. The...

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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