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    Circular Economy: The Next Challenge of Spain

    The current model of production and management of resources, goods and services based on the promotion of mass consumption in the short term is unsustainable in the not so distant future. In this socio-economic context, the concept of circular economy increasingly becomes the focus of attention...

    Friday, October 5, 2018
    Does your company want to advance human rights in their business operations?

    The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP) have encouraged and guided companies to adopt policies and due diligence processes to further respect human rights across their value chain.

    In the light of this increased awareness, there is a corporate need to translate National...

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018
    Collaborative approach tackles China’s sustainability challenges

    In China, the automotive industry provides millions of jobs. But in the new era of green growth, the focus now lies on social and environmental responsibility, rather than job creation. Cleaning up China’s supply chains will take close collaboration between the automotive companies and their...

    Friday, June 29, 2018
    Organise a local 'Business & Human Rights' training

    The second round of business and human rights local training series will begin this year in September. Organising a local training is a great opportunity for national and regional partners to build their expertise on the topic. 

    Following the success of the first business and human rights...

    Monday, March 19, 2018
    Sustainable Finance in EU in starting blocks

    On January 31, the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) published its final report on strategic recommendations for the EU to develop an overarching and comprehensive roadmap on sustainable finance. One of its key recommendations is to reform disclosure rules to make...

    Friday, February 9, 2018
    New version of SGE 21 Standard from Forética: an Ethical and Socially Responsible Management System for companies and organisations

    Forética has recently launched a new version of its SGE 21 Standard, an Ethical and Socially Responsible Management System for companies and organisations.

    SGE 21 is Forética’s proprietary standard, and the first European standard that since the year 2000 has allowed organisations to...

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018
    Register for Business and Human Rights training series across Europe

    There is still time to join a series of unique one-day human rights training workshops organised across Europe together with our national partners.

    Two modules have been made available: an introductory module which outlines the business case for good human rights practices and the steps which...

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    CSR Kosovo launches CSR Europe's business and human rights Blueprint in Kosovo

    CSR Kosovo has launched CSR Europe's Blueprint for Embedding Human Rights in Key Company Functions in Kosovo.

    CSR Kosovo also took the opportunity, together with its member companies and the Minister of Labour, to sign a declaration against child labour and exploitation. 

    Out of it...

    Thursday, June 2, 2016
    It pays to be transparent

    22 companies have experimented the past two years with making the influence of their products on people and society transparent, from sourcing to end user. For example, ABN AMRO mapped the social and environmental effects of cocoa financing and DSM looked at the impact of OatWell, an innovative...

    Friday, May 27, 2016
    European Commission publishes new rules to increase corporate tax transparency

    On April 12, 2016, the European Commission launched a new legislative proposal on the public disclosure of country-by-country reporting by multinational companies.

    As a result, big multinational firms – with an annual turnover of more than €750 million – operating in the EU will be...

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

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