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    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
    Solvay teams up with Henkel to expand its Sustainable Guar Initiative

    Solvay has expanded its Sustainable Guar Initiative with Henkel joining as a new partner to help more than double the number of Indian farmers involved in this project by 2020.

    The Sustainable Guar Initiative, implemented by non-profit organisation TechnoServe, teaches and promotes...

    Friday, December 15, 2017
    Enel and Intesa Sanpaolo strengthen commitment to the Circular Economy

    Enel and Intesa Sanpaolo pledge to strengthen the commitment to the continuous improvement of Italian companies in innovation, competitiveness and environmental performance by promoting the Circular Economy, an approach which allows for these goals, which are highly complementary, to be...

    Thursday, November 30, 2017
    Vattenfall releases new report on human rights risks in Colombia

    In March 2017, Vattenfall conducted an on-site enhanced due diligence to identify possible human rights risks through their coal procurement activities in Colombia. This visit resulted in a report ‘A Human Rights Risk Assessment in Colombia’.

    According to Annika Ramsköld, head of...

    Wednesday, November 8, 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
    AbbVie Foundation supports International Medical Corps respond to refugee crisis in Greece

    International Medical Corps, a global health care nonprofit, has been on the ground since the beginning of the refugee crisis in Greece, assisted by a grant from the AbbVie Foundation. 

    They offer more than medical, psychological and hygiene services: In a situation that can seem utterly...

    Monday, January 23, 2017
    L'oréal Switzerland and Urban Decay brand step up recruitment of persons with disabilities

    In Switzerland, L’Oréal has adopted an unprecedented approach to disability inclusion: the company is not only recruiting persons with disabilities for public-contact positions, it has also created a product-use tutorial for consumers who are deaf or hard of hearing.

    For more than a...

    Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    Ferrero leads the 2016 WWF Palm Oil Scorecard

    On September 21, the WWF International Palm Oil Scorecard 2016 was published and placed the Ferrero Group as a top scorer among 137 global companies, which were all assessed according to their sustainability actions in the palm oil sector during 2015

    Specifically, in recent months WWF has...

    Thursday, September 29, 2016
    Honda joins the European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability

    CSR Europe is pleased to announce that Honda has joined the European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability from July 2016.

    The group, facilitated by CSR Europe, is made up of 11 automotive manufacturers working together to improve the sustainability of their supply...

    Thursday, September 8, 2016
    Sustainability from procurement to human rights at Enel

    Over the course of 2015, Enel launched its Sustainable Supply Chain Project through close collaboration between two of its functions, Global Procurement on the one hand and Innovation and Sustainability on the other, at both global and local levels.

    Thus a single selection process was created...

    Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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