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    Guest Article: National governments should follow EU push for more sustainability in public procurement

    This is a guest article by Louise Koch (Corporate Sustainability Director EMEA, Dell EMC) on Sustainable Public Procurement and the Parliament’s Draft Resolution that 'calls on the Member States to use public procurement strategically in order to promote an innovative, sustainable, circular...

    Monday, October 15, 2018
    Raw Materials Week 2018 (November 12-16, Brussels)

    Following the success of the Raw Materials Week 2017, the 3rd edition of the EU 'Raw Materials Week' will take place from Monday 12 to Friday 16 November 2018 in Brussels. This exciting week will build upon a series of events organised by the European Commission addressing the latest news on raw...

    Friday, October 5, 2018
    Introducing a Podcast Series on Capacity Building for Sustainable Supply Chains

    What is Capacity Building?
    Capacity building along the supply chain is no easy task. It refers to the process whereby a company takes an active role in collaborating with its key stakeholders as well as business partners to obtain, improve, and retain skills, knowledge, and resources needed...

    Thursday, September 6, 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
    Circular economy: What are the enablers and barriers?

    CSR Europe and the other partners of the R2π project have published a report on the enablers and barriers of a circular economy. By presenting stakeholder views on what influences the transition from linear to circular economy business models, the report provides an insight into the main...

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018
    AUTOMOTIVE & ELECTRONICS: New Report provides Insights on Responsible Sourcing

    Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI)  just released ‘Material Change’, a report that assesses the environmental, social and governance risks of key materials in automotive and electronic industries. As the report provides insights on Responsible sourcing, it...

    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    Sustainable Finance is a flagship initiative of the European Commission

    The financial sector can be supported to re-orient capital flows to contribute to sustainable development with a ‘’step-by-step’’ approach.

    By Lorena Sorrentino, Senior Project Manager EU, CSR Europe

    The European Commission (EC) estimated that an annual EUR 180 billion investment...

    Thursday, July 5, 2018
    5 Drivers for sustainability leadership and enhanced competitiveness

    Integration, capacity building, collaboration, transparency and regulation are the 5 main drivers for sustainability leadership, in turn leading to competitiveness.

    By Stefan Crets, Executive Director, CSR Europe

    Recently I attended a seminar on sustainability organised by Business Europe,...

    Wednesday, July 4, 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
    The business case for hiring refugees: How far does your search for talent go?

    Did you know? Ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to financially outperform the national industry median, according to research by McKinsey.

    Volkswagen, Microsoft and L’Oreal, 3 CSR Europe members, have developed refugee recruitment programmes. At the same time, a European...

    Thursday, June 28, 2018

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