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    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
    CSR Europe is delighted to welcome Bridgestone to its membership network

    CSR Europe is delighted to welcome Bridgestone Corporation to its membership network. Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest manufacturer of tyres and rubber products, has a sales network in more than 150 countries and employs over 138.000 persons on a global level, generating a turnover...

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012
    Possibility to submit entries to the European Social Innovation Competition open until 21 December

    The European Social Innovation Competition was launched by the European Commission in memory of Diogo Vasconcelos. The aim is to find the best social innovation solutions to help people move towards work or into new types of work.

    Over 25 million Europeans are out of work. On top of that, many...

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Cargill supports European Award recognising the next generation of food scientists

    Cargill has sponsored the European Federation of Food Science and Technology’s (EFFOST) Student of the Year award as part of its commitment to support and foster the next generation of food scientists. This is the second year that Cargill has sponsored the award and also endorsed EFFoST’s goal...

    Monday, November 26, 2012