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    CSR Europe's Executive Director receives award

    CSR Europe's Executive Director, Stefan Crets was recently awarded a GIL (Growth, Innovation and Leadership) Award at the GIL 2014 conference hosted by Frost & Sullivan in Frankfurt.

    Receiving the award, Stefan Crets was recognised as a passionate and innovative leader who has made specific...

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014
    CSR Europe spends Human Rights Day in Poland with UNGC and Microsoft

    On 10 December, the international Human Rights Day, CSR Europe attended a conference hosted by UNGC Poland and Microsoft Poland in Warsaw together with representatives from Shift, an independent, non-profit center for business and human rights practice.

    The aim of the conference was to kick-off...

    Friday, December 12, 2014
    UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

    This year’s UN Forum focused on two main messages: delivery and collaboration on human rights. The Forum Chairperson, Mo Ibrahim, stressed the importance of:

    • States delivering on their national action plans (to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human...
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014
    CSR Europe urges new EU commission and stakeholders to build a European Pact for Youth on skills for jobs

    (4 December, Brussels) Against the backdrop of Commission President Junker’s plan on growth and investment to get European citizens back to work, CSR Europe’s EU policy seminar today set out an ambitious 2016 target to equip 5 million people across Europe with the skills required for jobs in...

    Thursday, December 4, 2014
    Join CSR Europe’s events at the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights!

    On the last day of the Annual UN Forum on Business & Human Rights (Geneva, December 1-3), CSR Europe will host a panel discussion AND a business lunch.

    The panel discussion – on 3 December from 8:00 to 9:30 – will be moderated by Jan Notredaeme, CSR Europe’s Senior Advisor for External...

    Friday, November 21, 2014
    Enhancing sustainability through automaker – supplier collaboration

    Last week was an important milestone for enhancing sustainability in automotive supply chains. The European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability, consisting of ten automotive manufacturers and facilitated by CSR Europe, organised the ‘Sustainability Automotive Supply Chain Forum’ in Istanbul, Turkey.

    120 participants joined the Forum including representatives from automakers, suppliers and local associations. The speakers at the event included representatives from the BMW Group, Daimler, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen and Volvo Cars.

    Building on the Automotive Industry Guiding Principles to Enhance Sustainability Performance in the Supply Chain, the themes at the event evolved around issues related to business ethics, environmental sustainability, human rights and working conditions in the automotive supply chains.

    To view the press release, click here.

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    BON et Bien – New coalition to support local employment and combat food waste

    ‘BON et Bien’ is a joint project between supermarket chain E.Leclerc Templeuve, potato expert and CSR Europe member McCain, employment bureau Randstad and the Food banks of France (Banques Alimentaires).

    This new coalition has emerged due to the high unemployment rate in the Nord Pas de...

    Friday, November 14, 2014
    Call for action for ESP

    The Entrepreneurial Skills Pass (ESP) is an international qualification that aims to facilitate students' transition from education to entrepreneurship or employment.

    In order to make ESP a pass to further opportunities, JA-YE Europe and CSR Europe launched a call for action for companies and...

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014
    Compendium 2014 - National Public Policies in the European Union on CSR

    Friday the 31st of October, the European Commission launched its 2014 Compendium on national public policies in the European Union on corporate social responsibility.

    The Compendium is partly the result of seven peer reviews on corporate social responsibility that took place in 2013 between EU...

    Monday, November 3, 2014