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    Future of work: Investigating Corporate Digital Responsibility

    CSR Europe is launching its first working group under the Future of Work Business Platform, which would be investigating company practices on ‘Corporate Digital Responsibility’.

    Working together with the Bertelsmann Foundation, this workshop brings together cross-company practitioners...

    Thursday, July 5, 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
    BASF invests in carbon recycling company LanzaTech

    BASF Venture Capital GmbH is to invest in LanzaTech, a biotech company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Using special microbes, LanzaTech has developed a technology for gas fermentation that first enables ethanol to be produced from residual gases containing carbon monoxide and hydrogen....

    Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    ArcelorMittal launches: 'Steligence' a disruptive construction industry concept

    ArcelorMittal has unveiled a radical new concept for the use of steel in construction, which will facilitate the next generation of high performance buildings and construction techniques and create a more sustainable life-cycle for buildings.

    The concept, know as Steligence® , revolves...

    Monday, July 2, 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
    National Leaders collaborating for impact

    There is no better time to take action! Systemic change is only possible if collaboration is embedded in impact-oriented projects designed to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    Sharing knowledge through partnerships with the aim of tackling the SDGs can be cost effective while...

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Enel CEO re-nominated to the Board of UN Global Compact

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has re-appointed Francesco Starace, Enel Group’s CEO and General Manager, to the Board of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) for the next three years (2018-2021).

    Mr. Starace was appointed for his first three-year...

    Monday, June 25, 2018
    BBVA issues eurozone's largest ever senior green bond

    The 7-year non-preferred senior green bond makes BBVA the first Spanish bank to issue such debt instrument. High demand - three times higher than the bond’s value - allowed it to lower the price to mid-swap plus 80 basis points.

    “We are committed to sustainable finance, and this issue is...

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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