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    The STEM Alliance discusses scaling-up business-education cooperation for a better STEM future for Europe

    [Brussels, December 7, 2017]

    High-level representatives from businesses and the education sector gathered today to discuss how to advance and scale up business-education cooperation to improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies and careers in Europe. The event...

    Thursday, December 7, 2017
    Ten leading automotive companies launch an initiative to identify and address sustainability issues in raw materials sourcing

    Wednesday 29 November 2017 – Brussels

    Today, Drive Sustainability, a partnership between 10 leading automotive companies (BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Scania CV AB, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group), announced it would set up a Raw...

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    Sustainable Natural Rubber Platform to drive a green, inclusive and responsible global supply chain

    China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals and Chemicals Importers and Exporters (CCCMC) and CSR Europe are co-launching the Sustainable Natural Rubber ‘Collaborative Platform’. This Platform will strive to make the global natural rubber supply chain green, inclusive and...

    Monday, November 27, 2017
    EU and business leaders make youth employment a top priority in Europe

    Thursday, November 23, 2017 — Today, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, and the President of CSR Europe, the European business network for Corporate Social Responsibility, Etienne Davignon, are hosting the 1st European Business-Education...

    Thursday, November 23, 2017
    His Majesty the King of the Belgians reviews results of the Pact for Youth with more than 30 CEOs

    Equipping Youth for the Future of Work - Making Business-Education Partnerships the New Norm in Europe

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — Today, November 22, His Majesty the King of the Belgians will meet 30 CEOs in order to review the accomplishments of the European Pact for Youth, launched...

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    8 Companies in Ireland achieve the Business Working Responsibly Mark

    Over 170 business leaders attended the annual Business in the Community CEO Breakfast Forum at Dublin Castle, where the companies certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark in 2017 were announced.

    The Mark which is run by Business in the Community Ireland and based on ISO 26000 is...

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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    NSF 391.1 sustainability standard for professional services firms now open for public comment

    The new NSF 391.1: Sustainability Assessment Criteria for Professional Services is now open for public comment, allowing companies in the professional services sector to achieve certification that demonstrates they are operating sustainably.

    It is designed as a performance and results-based...

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    Partnerships between schools and companies are the key for introducing ICT in STEM education

    In its fourth issue of the “ICT in STEM Education – Impact and Challenges” series, the STEM Alliance highlights the importance of partnerships.  Public and private schools are encouraged to work together with publishers and ICT companies as these partnerships represent the key to...

    Thursday, October 5, 2017
    Education and industry collaboration expand teachers' STEM and business related-skills

    The STEM Alliance has just published a "Teacher Placement Initiatives – Collection of Best Practices" publication, containing 15 initiatives from 10 countries around the world, providing inspiring examples of STEM teacher placements in industry which really work to the benefit of all...

    Monday, September 18, 2017
    Making Japan-EU business collaboration on the UN SDGs very practical

    The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals have provided a language that enables us to seek alignment on our efforts towards a sustainable economy and society.

    Both the Japanese Government and the European Commission have embraced these 2030 Global Goals and also stressed the importance...

    Friday, September 15, 2017

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