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    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
    Coca-Cola performs well in sponsorship evaluation

    Working with Demos, a UK-based think-tank, Coca-Cola issued a report entitled 'Measuring up - the social value of sponsorship', which was made possible thanks to a new tool developed in cooperation with each other.  The innovative evaluation tool enables corporates sponsors to measures the...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    European Commission calls for more entrepreneurship education

    According to the European Commission, entrepeneurship education helps significantly boost the number of pupils that will then go on to start their own company (up to 20% of participants).

    The investment in entrepeneurship education brings high returns as pupils go on to found their own...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    IBM labelled 'America’s Most Community-Minded Company'

    IBM recently topped a league table compiled by Bloomberg Businessweek.  'The Civic 50' aimed to pinpoint those who "best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in their local communities and beyond."

    In light of the accomplishment, CSR Wire recently released an...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Microsoft invests in renewable energy thanks to internal carbon price

    For the past six months, Microsoft has been charging fees for the carbon output from its own activities (namely electricity usage and business air travel), which it is now ploughing back into renewable energy projects.

    Through the offset fee, the carbon footprint has been incorporated into the...

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013