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    2012 Microsoft Citizenship Report now available

    The Microsoft Citizenship Report provides an overview of the company's Citizenship work over the past fiscal year (July 2011 to June 2012).

    This is the third year in a row that Microsoft has released the Citizenship Report at the same time as their annual Financial Report. Together, these two...

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    The most transparent Ukrainian companies identified by the Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Development

    The Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Development presented results of annual evaluation of Ukrainian companies on corporate social responsibility information disclosure according to Transparency Index methodology (www.gtindex.net). Transparency Index in Ukraine is conducted within...

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    EU wins Nobel Peace Prize 2012

    The Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 has been awarded to the European Union (EU). The union and its forerunners have for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.

    In the inter-war years, the Norwegian Nobel Committee made several...

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Huawei Sponsors the Fifth International CSR Conference in Germany

    Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, sponsored the fifth International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) that took place from October 4 to 6 in Berlin, Germany. It was jointly organized by Humboldt-Universiät zu Berlin and...

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    New report from Michael E. Porter and FSG shows how measuring shared value allows companies to maximize opportunities for innovation and growth

    A new report from Michael E. Porter and FSG, Measuring Shared Value: How to Unlock Value by Linking Business and Social Results, shows how measuring the business and social results from shared value strategies allows companies to maximize opportunities for innovation, growth, and social impact...

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Commission launches public consultation on most burdensome legislative acts for SMEs

    The Commission has launched a public consultation on the Transparency Register concerning the TOP 10 most burdensome legislative acts for SMEs and the organisations representing their interests.

    In the Report on “Minimizing regulatory burden for SMEs - Adapting EU regulation to the needs of...

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Irish CEO survey shows responsible business practice has positive impact on bottom line
    • One in two CEOs believe that corporate responsibility policies and practices have given them a direct competitive advantage

    • Survey links responsible business practice with Ireland’s improving business reputation abroad

    • Nearly 40% of companies have no formal measurement in place for their CR...

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    IMS-Entreprendre pour la Cité publishes study on gender stereotypes in the workplace

    In France, despite the legal compliances binding on companies, professional equality between men and women is far from being granted. The study Stereotypes and Gender: how to understand and tackle stereotypes in the workplace, co-financed by the European Social Fund, was realised thanks to a...

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Microsoft’s Citizenship Director, Sylvie Laffarge, discusses importance of youth empowerment and skills investment in latest blog post

    In the blog post ‘Moving towards a European Youth Guarentee’ Citizenship Director, Sylvie Laffarge writes about the importance of promoting innovative approaches to support job-readiness, entrepreneurship and viable employment opportunities of Europe’s youth and the role Microsoft can play in...

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    CSR Europe attends World Forum Convergences 2015

    From the 19th - 21st September, the World Forum brought together over 4,000 professionals and key actors from the public, private and solidarity-based sectors committed to the fight against poverty.

    The role of companies in fighting poverty in developing countries was discussed in detail under...

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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