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    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
    BASF partner with Henkel and Solidaridad to support 5,500 smallholders in Indonesia

    BASF and Henkel have partnered with the development organisation Solidaridad to support a project in Indonesia and advocate for smallholder and local initiatives.

    When renewable raw materials such as palm oil and palm kernel oil are used, the main focus is on economic, environmental and...

    Tuesday, August 23, 2016
    HP Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

    HP has released its 2015 Sustainability Report. The report describes the progress the company is making to support its vision of creating technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.

    Some key achievements  detailed in the report include:

    • Achieving the company goals of...
    Friday, July 1, 2016
    Get involved in EPALE Migrant Education Week, April 25 - 29

    Get involved and take part in the upcoming Migrant Education Week, between April 25 and 29.

    The current migration crisis has emphasised the vital role of adult education for the integration and skills development of migrants across the European Union. 

    To support the ongoing discussions...

    Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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