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    SAP launches new sustainability solutions in the cloud to help ensure product safety

    To build a foundation for sustainable growth, manufacturers must simultaneously ensure products are safe and compliant with complex, varied environmental regulations. Bringing together its cloud leadership and footprint with manufacturers worldwide, today SAP announced two new cloud-based...

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Western Union Foundation and Western Union Agents donate $400,000 to support hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts

    Following through on its commitment to support the communities it serves, Western Union, through The Western Union Foundation Agent Gift Match Program, will donate up to US$400,000 to help support Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts.

    The Western Union Agent Gift Match Program matches...

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Helwett-Packard launches HP LIFE e-Learning

    On November 1st, Helwett-Packard launched its HP LIFE e-Learning, which takes HP LIFE to the cloud.

    HP LIFE e-Learning was developed  in collaboration with HP’s Converged Cloud teams and Education Development Center, Inc (EDC), a global nonprofit organization. This free, cloud-based, online...

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Nestlé announces winner of Creating Shared Value Prize

    An organisation in Paraguay that aims to boost education and entrepreneurship for young people is the winner of this year’s Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value. Nestlé awarded the prize to Fundación Paraguaya de Cooperatión y Desarrollo for its ‘agricultural self-sufficient school’ project...

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Global Reporting Initiative: policy will be crucial in making sustainability reporting standard practice

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) – which produces Guidelines that companies can use to report their sustainability performance - has issued its Annual Report 2011/12. The report draws attention to significant developments in encouraging policy around sustainability reporting, and emphasizes...

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Cargill invests in the next generation of farmers in Mozambique

    Cargill has announced a U.S. $1.35 million, three-year partnership with the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) to provide support for the Bilibiza Agriculture Institute (IABil) in order to enhance and expand educational possibilities for farmers in northern Mozambique.

    The partnership which has been...

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Executive Director of CSR Middle East Dr. Fatih Mehmet GUL discusses women empowerment initiatives for the future of the MENA region

    In the persistent campaign for social and economic change in the Middle East and North Africa, women are slowly but steadily moving from the sidelines to the center stage.

    Dr. Gul discusses the significant contribution the empowerment of women can have with regards to economic and social...

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    36 initiatives representing 600 organizations join Enterprise 2020 in Spain

    Forética, the National Partner Organization of CSR Europe in Spain, published on October 30th the results of the second call for initiatives under the Enterprise 2020 scheme at a national level. A record number of 36 collaborative initiatives has been reached through the inclusion of 11 new...

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    World Gold Council publishes Conflict-Free Gold Standard

    The World Gold Council, has published the Conflict-Free Gold Standard, an industry-led approach to combat the potential misuse of mined gold to fund unlawful armed conflict.

    The World Gold Council has developed the Conflict-Free Gold Standard with its member companies, comprising the world’s...

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    UN Working Group launches Business Survey in partnership with GBI, the ICC, the IOE and the Corporations and Human Rights Project

    The Business Survey is a joint effort by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Organisation of Employers and the Corporations and Human Rights Project. The purpose of the survey...

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012