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    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
    New tool open to all companies for assessment of their grievance mechanism

    CSR Europe has published a MOC-A (Management of Complaints Assessment) checklist tool available on our website to provide all companies an opportunity to enhance their business grievance mechanisms.

    Increasing evidence has convinced companies of all sizes that upfront investment of time and...

    Thursday, June 14, 2018
    How to scale up efforts for fair trade and sustainable value chains

    Beyond an increasing number of partnerships and collaboration initiatives, many challenges to foster sustainability in trade and value chains still remain.

    CSR Europe recently organised a meeting in cooperation with the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss the opportunities and...

    Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    CSR Europe welcomes new Director of Services and Content and Community Project Manager

    From left: Bernedine Bos, Director of Services and Tulsi Zaveri, Content and Community Project Manager

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Bernedine Bos as Director of Services, replacing Beatriz Alonso, who moved back to Spain, her native country. Tulsi Zaveri joined as new Content...

    Thursday, June 7, 2018

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