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    Raw Materials Week 2018 (November 12-16, Brussels)

    Following the success of the Raw Materials Week 2017, the 3rd edition of the EU 'Raw Materials Week' will take place from Monday 12 to Friday 16 November 2018 in Brussels. This exciting week will build upon a series of events organised by the European Commission addressing the latest news on raw...

    Friday, October 5, 2018
    Introducing a Podcast Series on Capacity Building for Sustainable Supply Chains

    What is Capacity Building?
    Capacity building along the supply chain is no easy task. It refers to the process whereby a company takes an active role in collaborating with its key stakeholders as well as business partners to obtain, improve, and retain skills, knowledge, and resources needed...

    Thursday, September 6, 2018
    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
    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
    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
    Automotive now has a tool to assess risks linked to raw materials

    Wednesday, 18 April 2018 – Paris. Drive Sustainability announced the Risk Assessment Study at the ‘OECD Forum on responsible mineral supply chains’.  The research was conducted by The Dragonfly Initiative (TDI) in collaboration with Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals...

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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