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    Chinese Industry shows sustainability leadership with ‘Rubber guidelines’

    CSR Europe welcomes the ‘Chinese Industry Rubber Guidelines’ to be implemented on their ‘Sustainable Natural Rubber Platform’ with CCCM.

    Last September, the China Chamber of Commerce for Metals, Minerals and Chemical Importers (CCCMC) and CSR Europe announced their cooperation on the...

    Thursday, October 26, 2017
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    NSF 391.1 sustainability standard for professional services firms now open for public comment

    The new NSF 391.1: Sustainability Assessment Criteria for Professional Services is now open for public comment, allowing companies in the professional services sector to achieve certification that demonstrates they are operating sustainably.

    It is designed as a performance and results-based...

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    BBVA publishes CSR Europe's Blueprint for Embedding Human Rights in Key Company Functions in Spanish

    In 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council endorsed the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which has become the global standard on this topic, for the responsibilities of both governments and corporations.

    The responsibility for companies to respect human rights means that...

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017
    Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Motor Co. form joint venture to develop electric motors

    Japan's Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Motor Co. signed a formal agreement to form a 5 billion yen ($44 million) joint venture to develop engines for electric vehicle. 

    The venture, known as Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems, will construct motors for gasoline-electric hybrids,...

    Wednesday, July 5, 2017
    ArcelorMittal defines the Circular Economy and why it's important

    ArcelorMittal has published an article on the circular economy that not only defines what the cicular ecnomony is but also explains how the three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) can be put into action. Amongst other things, the article discusses Ellen MacArthur's defining moment that led to the...

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Developments in the field of human rights reporting for European companies

    The pressure on companies to report on their human rights and due diligence activities is vastly increasing. Through recent developments in Member State and EU-level laws, numerous businesses will now have to disclose the steps which they have taken to identify and eliminate social issues in...

    Monday, May 29, 2017
    CSR Europe publishes first sustainability report

    Through the work we do with companies and stakeholders at CSR Europe, we have recognised over the years the importance of transparency in managing organisations responsibly.

    We are pleased to announce that we have fully embraced this approach and applied it to our own organisation and...

    Monday, May 22, 2017
    State Street releases 2016 corporate responsibility report: achieves environmental targets 3 years ahead of schedule

    State Street Corporation has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility report, which highlights the company’s commitment to corporate citizenship, and environmental, social and governance activities. The report details how State Street exceeded its environmental goals set for 2020, three...

    Monday, May 15, 2017
    BASF joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation initiatives for circular economy

    BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, today announced its membership of two Ellen MacArthur Foundation programs, to further advance its existing circular economy solutions.

    Founded in 2010, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation works with businesses, government and academia to build a...

    Friday, May 12, 2017
    Training offer on business and human rights for CSR Europe members' affiliates

    In the effort to tangibly improve human rights, companies continue to face challenges in moving from awareness to action, especially at a local level. Companies must consider human rights impacts as part of every consequential business decision. 

    To help get CSR Europe members there, CSR...

    Friday, May 5, 2017

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