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    Téléfonica presents guide to address child labour risks in the corporate supply chain at UN headquarters

    Téléfonica has delivered a tool to United Nations in order to promote its dissemination. The extension of the guidance to Latin American companies will be conducted through the Local Global Compact Networks and Regional Center for Latin America and the Caribbean. Movistar, Ecopetrol and Ingenio...

    Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    BASF opens new production plant with the aim to drive electromobility in North America

    BASF celebrated the grand opening of its new cathode materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio. The materials manufactured at the Elyria plant will be  used by BASF’s customers to produce advanced lithium-ion batteries that will propel current and next-generation hybrid and full electric...

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Novartis receives positive opinion for groundbreaking vaccine to help prevent MenB infections, the leading cause of meningitis in Europe
    • Meningococcal serogroup B (MenB) disease is easily misdiagnosed, can kill within 24 hours and may cause serious, life-long disabilities[1],[2]

    • Upon approval, Bexsero will be the first and only broad coverage MenB vaccine to help protect all age groups, including infants

    • Anticipated approval of...

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Provident Romania wins Golden Award for Excellence in PR

    Provident Romania (part of International Personal Finance) recently won the Golden Award for Excellence at the 10th edition of the PR Awards, for their communications campaign around the Family Budget financial education programme. Provident Romania was nominated in two categories, Financial...

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Orange announces winners of the African Social Venture Prize

    Orange has announced the three winners of the African Social Venture Prize during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town. The three winners will receive financial assistance along with management and technical support from Orange specialists.

    This is the second edition the Orange African...

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    INCAS Consulting publishes guide on corporate implementation of the UN Guiding Principles

    INCAS Consulting Ltd has published a guide on how to review company performance and implement the guiding principles on business and human rights. It is among the first to assist large companies review their operations in light of the Guiding Principles. Given limited practical guidance and...

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    University of Delaware and Cahn Group publish article on improving factory workplace standards through capacity building

    In the latest article -Improving Factory Workplace Standards through Capacity Building: An Integrated Approach to Learning and Assessment for Supply Chain Training Programs - Dr. Marsha A. Dickson from University of Delaware and Mr. Doug Cahn from the Cahn Group, a corporate responsibility...

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    EU awards ceremony closing the “European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations”

    The awards ceremony closing the “European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations” took place on November 13.

    During the event which gathered 350 participants, Commissioner Andor (DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion) awarded 18 awards in 5 different categories: age...

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    CSR Europe’s Enterprise 2020 Summit drawing closer

    With only two weeks left to go, CSR Europe is delighted to announce that the preparations for CSR Europe’s first-ever Enterprise 2020 Summit are going well.  A high level participation from both business and policy representation is expected, with the objective to align business and policy...

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Children from 33 countries and region attend ceremony hosted by Panasonic at the World Heritage site in Kyoto

    Panasonic Corporation held a ceremony to honor winners of its Eco Picture Diary Global Contest at the UNESCO World Heritage listed Nijo Castle in Kyoto, Japan on Tuesday, November 6. 

    On June 3 , 2011, Panasonic and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre signed a strategic partnership agreement to...

    Thursday, November 15, 2012