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    BASF environmental programs are recognized by the wildlife habitat council

    BASF Corporation’s Coatings Technical Support Center in Whitehouse, Ohio, has received Wildlife at Work recertification from the Wildlife Habitat Council.

    The Wildlife at Work program provides a structure for corporate-driven cooperative efforts between management, employees and community members...

    Tuesday, December 4, 2012
    Human rights guidance for oil and gas sector now online for public consultation

    The Oil & Gas (O&G) sector guidance is now online for public consultation and will be open for comment through Friday 1 February 2013. Comments can be submitted to the project team at sectorguidance@ihrb.org by 1 February.

    It is the European Commission’s intention to produce practical, useful...

    Tuesday, December 4, 2012
    European Commission publishes introductory guide to human rights for SMEs

    The European Commission has published an introductory guide to human rights for SMEs  This guide is consistent with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Other language versions will be published soon.

    In its CSR policy published in October 2011 the European Commission points...

    Tuesday, December 4, 2012
    Speech of Steven Vanackere Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Belgian Minister of Finance and Sustainable Development to the CSR Europe Enterprise 2020 Summit

    Speech of Steven Vanackere Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Belgian Minister of Finance and Sustainable Development to the CSR Europe Enterprise 2020 Summit in Brussels, delivered by Chief of Cabinet, Dhr. Eric Kirsch.

    Brussels, 29 November 2012

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished guests,

    What...

    Tuesday, December 4, 2012
    Europe’s first ever pan-European CSR Award Scheme is officially launched

    Today marks the official launch of Europe’s first ever pan-European CSR Award Scheme - an EU funded CSR Award Programme aimed at giving higher visibility to best practice in the field of CSR in Europe.

    Does your company, whether large or small, engage in innovative, multi-stakeholder CSR...

    Monday, December 3, 2012
    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

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