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    Bank of America Merrill Lynch supports Prince's Trust in training youth

    An annual Invest in Futures Gala Dinner was held on 14 February, raising £1.1m for the Prince's Trust, which aims to give disadvantaged young people the "skills, confidence and motivation to get their lives on track."  The event received considerable support from Bank of America Merrill Lynch,...

    Monday, February 18, 2013
    Coke's coolers empower women and boost business

    "eKoCool" is changing lives across India.  The scheme, ran by Coca-Cola, aims to provide female shopkeepers with solar-powered refrigerators that carry on running two and a half hours after sunset.

    Retailers in the Indian province of Uttar Pradesh face frequent power cuts and struggle to keep...

    Friday, February 15, 2013
    CSR Europe interviews Richard Howitt MEP

    Richard Howitt MEP is the European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility and has been extremely active in driving forward a European-wide CSR agenda.

    During the Enterprise 2020 summit, Mr Howitt spoke to us about his parliamentary report concerning the Commission's strategy on...

    Thursday, February 14, 2013
    EU aims to capitalise on growth of emerging markets

    The European Commission recently sent representatives to emerging markets in Africa, Latin America and Asia to gain an insight that will benefit Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) back in Europe.  By boosting cooperation in the areas of "industrial innovation, key enabling technologies,...

    Thursday, February 14, 2013
    CSR Europe bids farewell to Christine Stewart, Communications Manager

    After two and a half years at CSR Europe, Christine Stewart is moving on to new challenges at the European Commission where she will be continuing to work in the field of communications and sustainability on an EU funded research project for the airline industry.  We wish her the best of luck in...

    Thursday, February 14, 2013
    CSR Europe’s EU Update Call

    In the EU update webinar on 14 February 2013, Margaret Wachenfeld from the Institute for Human Rights and Business provided an update on the Human Rights Guidance in different corporate sectors (ICT, oil & gas, recruitment agencies). CSR Europe also explained its current and future activities of...

    Thursday, February 14, 2013
    Minutes from pre-launch of European Business Campaign 'Skills for Jobs' now available

    On the 28th of January (15:00-16:00 CET), CSR Europe pre-launched the upcoming European Business Campaign on Skills for Jobs by means of a webinar, open to all members interested to know more about the direction CSR Europe is taking with this campaign & the opportunities for cross-business...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    SITA South Africa provides a computer lab for school

    In a new initiative, SITA in South Africa has worked with the local community to identify a school project with a difference. Missourilaan Secondary School located in Eldorado Park is benefitting from a new computer lab, provided by SITA.

    SITA’s sponsorship has allowed for an existing classroom...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    SITA awarded Eco-Label in Geneva

    SITA's Geneva office has been awarded the Eco-label for Tri et dechet, and Energie, at a special ceremony held in December. The programme was started in 2011, when SITA undertook an initiative with Sponsorize to work towards certification. A small team got together to identify ways that SITA...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Cargill supports Grow Your Own programme in Hungary

    Cargill has recently agreed to join the Agricultural and Rural Youth Association (AGRYA) in helping to educate Hungarian students on how to grow and harvest their own vegetables.

    The scheme will provide around 30,000 school children in Hungary with seeds and technical expertise (a third of whom...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013