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    Interview with Charlotte Wolff, General Manager for Corporate Responsibility, ArcelorMittal

    Ethical Corporation recently held an interview with Charlotte Wolff, General Manager for Corporate Responsibility, ArcelorMittal.

    In the interview, Charlotte sheds light on the future direction of ArcelorMittal's CSR strategy.  In particular, the interview focuses on the relationship between...

    Friday, February 22, 2013
    Huawei becomes first corporate member to sponsor Enterprise 2020 MarketPlace

    We are delighted to announce that Huawei has been confirmed as one of our sponsors of the upcoming Enterprise 2020 MarketPlace on 18 April 2013.  The event will be launching our European Business Campaign ‘Skills for Jobs’ and will feature presentations from keynote speakers as well as a...

    Friday, February 22, 2013
    AL-INVEST IV launches a new call for CSR Training for SMEs in Latin America

    Aimed at managers and staff in the area of CSR, the course 'Corporate Social Responsibility as a Competitive Factor' will train experts from intermediate organizations that support Latin American entrepreneurs to implement CSR policies. Thus, small and medium enterprises will have different...

    Thursday, February 21, 2013
    European Commission releases roadmaps on corporate governance and stakeholders' rights

    The European Commission has recently released two roadmaps concerning corporate governance and stakeholders' rights.  Both reports fall under the Action Plan on European Company Law and Corporate Governance adopted by the Commission on 12 December 2012 and highlight shortcomings in the past...

    Thursday, February 21, 2013
    European Commission highlights need for social investment

    EU members have been urged by the Commission to prioritise social investment as a key part of their economic recovery.  Contemporary issues members face (of high unemployment, financial difficulty and social exclusion) require an efficient and coordinated social investment strategy.  Various...

    Thursday, February 21, 2013
    Coca-Cola Enterprises awarded Carbon Trust Water Standard

    Thanks to Coca-Cola Enterprise's continuous efforts to drive down the amount of water it uses in production, the company has been awarded the Carbon Trust Water Standard - one of the first companies to do so.

    Between 2007 and 2012, Coca-Cola Enterprise has achieved a reduction of 15% on its water...

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    A.I.S.E. welcomes 200th member to Charter for Sustainable Cleaning

    The International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products (A.I.S.E.) recently welcomed Vipack BV to the Charter for Sustainable Cleaning.  Vipack BV is a Dutch manufacturer of laundry detergents and cleaners and has become the scheme's 200th member.

    The manufacturers signed up...

    Monday, February 18, 2013
    Doughty Centre's David Grayson blogs on external expert panels

    The Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility recently released a report entitled "Business in the Community, Towards a Sustainability Mindset: How Boards Organise Oversight and Governance of Corporate Responsibility."  In a blog in the Guardian, David Grayson, professor of corporate...

    Monday, February 18, 2013
    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

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