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    Renault launches disabled-access mapping of its French sites

    For World Disability Day today, December 3, 2012, Renault is calling on its employees to test access to its sites for people with reduced mobility. The company has developed a site-listing tool with the Jaccede association, whose collaborative guide today covers 26,000 locations in France and...

    Monday, December 3, 2012
    Sustainability agendas must be kept 'real' says Unilever CSO

    Sustainability managers need to take a more pragmatic approach if they want to effect change and secure buy-in across their organisations, Unilever's chief sustainability officer Gail Klintworth has said.

    Speaking at the Sustainable Brands conference in London earlier today, Klintworth said that...

    Monday, December 3, 2012
    Speech of Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the CSR Europe Enterprise 2020 Summit, Brussels, 29 November 2012

    CSR Europe was delighted to welcome Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR,) as opening speaker to CSR Europe's Enterprise 2020 Summit.

    Brussels, 29 November 2012.

    First, can I say I was at your Annual Meeting earlier this year and I am deeply...

    Friday, November 30, 2012
    Speech by President Barroso at CSR Europe's Enterprise 2020 Summit: "Business and Policy Strategies Towards 2020: meeting the Challenge of Sustainable and Inclusive Growth"

    Dear President,

    My dear friend Etienne Davignon,

    Ladies and gentlemen,

    First of all let me say to you how pleased I am to be here on the invitation of my dear friend Etienne Davignon. As he said we should follow him and in many in his initiatives he is showing great leadership and I want to thank...

    Friday, November 30, 2012
    Coca-Cola vending machines cut power consumption by 68%

    Coca-Cola Japan says its peak-shift vending machines, jointly developed with Fuji Electric, can provide cooled products for 16 hours while reducing daytime power consumption by 95 percent during summer months, compared to average figures for same models manufactured in 2012.

    The new vending...

    Friday, November 30, 2012
    Commission presents new Rethinking Education strategy

    Europe needs a radical rethink on how education and training systems can deliver the skills needed by the labour market. The challenge could not be tougher in the context of widespread austerity measures and cuts in education budgets.

    Today, the European Commission is launching a new strategy...

    Friday, November 30, 2012
    Enterprise 2020 Summit - Strengthening Europe through collaboration on sustainability

    President Van Rompuy, President Barroso and 24 governments meet with business leaders at the first-ever Enterprise 2020 Summit

    29 November 2012, Brussels, BelgiumCSR Europe welcomed over 250 high-level business and policy representatives to the first-ever Enterprise 2020 Summit in Brussels....

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Announcement: Ireland’s opportunity for ‘green’ asset managers to be highlighted at New York event

    Ireland’s Green International Financial Services Centre (GIFSC) is launching its Global Roadshow at the Irish Consulate, 345 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, New York City, this Thursday, November 29. The breakfast briefing will be hosted by John Bruton, President, IFSC Ireland, first EU Ambassador to...

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    The Coca-Cola Company expands 5by20 women's economic empowerment initiative

    The Coca-Cola Company has announced strong progress toward its goal to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across the Coca-Cola value chain by 2020. The initiative, known as 5by20, is expanding beyond its pilot programs in four countries to launch and scale programs...

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012
    Enterprise 2020 in Spain – Towards a Responsible Recovery

    CSR Europe's Board Member, Tomás Sercovich, Director of Communication & Public Affairs at Forética, contributes to the latest edition of the Enterprise 2020 blog with an article on how Enterprise 2020 is being rolled out in Spain and highlights the need for social and environmental concerns to...

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012