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    Nestlé launches nationwide health education programme for elderly people in China

    Elderly people across China will be able to receive free heart checks and health consultations as part of a new nationwide education programme launched by Nestlé.

    The company is working with China’s Organizing Committee of the National Community Care Campaign to raise awareness among senior and...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    CSR Europe highlights the importance of collaboration at Green Standards Week

    Stefan Crets, Executive Director of CSR Europe, was privileged to take part in the Green Standards week, hosted by CSR Europe’s member, Microsoft. The Green Standards Week (17-21 September, Paris), brought together leading specialists in the field, from top policy-makers to engineers, designers,...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Human rights impacts and metal traceability in the Automotive OEM supply chain

    Last week CSR Europe participated in a conference organised by a number of German NGOs (180+ participants) focusing on human rights impacts and metal traceability in the Automotive OEM supply chain.

    The conference served to launch a report “From Ore to Car”, which calls for...

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Check out CSR Europe's latest blog and discover how companies are creating smart business at the Base of the Pyramid!

    This month's Enterprise 2020 blog features an article written by CSR Europe's Executive Director, Stefan Crets, who offers his insights on how companies can do profitable business with significant social benefits in base of the pyramid markets. 

    You can view the blog by clicking the following...

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Volkswagen Takes “Think Blue.”-programme to the dealerships

    Volkswagen ups the ante on environment protection and sustainability at its dealerships

    Volkswagen is expanding application of its programme of sustainability measures to its dealer and service partners, maintaining that sustainability measures and environmental orientation can only take full...

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program receives Leadership Award from Institure of International Education

    At the Institute of International Education's awards gala 400 business, education, government, foundation and policy leaders will celebrate the 2012 award winners’ commitment to the Institute’s mission of Opening Minds to the World® and rescuing threatened scholars.

    IIE will present Western...

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Western Union Unveils New Education Initiative around UEFA Europa League to deliver one million school days

    The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services and new Global Partner of the UEFA Europa League, and the Western Union Foundation, announced that they will turn every successful pass in this season’s competition into funding to support one day’s education for young...

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Hikmet Ersek from Western Union named as a Responsible CEO of the Year by Corporate Responsibility Magazine

    Hikmet Ersek was named a Responsible CEO of the Year by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. Each year since 2008, CR Magazine has awarded the prestigious Responsible CEO of the Year Award to CEOs from business, NGOs, and government, who, during the previous year, put themselves at personal and...

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    BASF included in three renowned indices

    BASF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the Carbon Performance Leadership Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and is among the leading companies in the world in climate protection

    BASF has been again included in the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index...

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Merck launches 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report

    This week, the global healthcare leader Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, launched its 2011 global corporate responsibility report. The online report and detailed information can be accessed here.

    The report outlines Merck's approach to corporate responsibility...

    Friday, September 14, 2012