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    Praise Awards 2016

    As part of the PRAISE project, ETSC (European Transport Safety Council) presents annual awards in recognition of organisations that have made an outstanding commitment to improving work-related road safety.

    The competition is divided into three separate categories according to the size and...

    Saturday, June 18, 2016
    It pays to be transparent

    22 companies have experimented the past two years with making the influence of their products on people and society transparent, from sourcing to end user. For example, ABN AMRO mapped the social and environmental effects of cocoa financing and DSM looked at the impact of OatWell, an innovative...

    Friday, May 27, 2016
    AXA Group divests tobacco industry assets

    As a responsible health insurer, the AXA Group has decided to divest its tobacco industry assets, currently valued at approximately 1.8 billion euros, as follows:

    • AXA will sell its equity holdings in tobacco companies immediately, the current estimated value of which is approximately 0.2...
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    European Commission publishes new rules to increase corporate tax transparency

    On April 12, 2016, the European Commission launched a new legislative proposal on the public disclosure of country-by-country reporting by multinational companies.

    As a result, big multinational firms – with an annual turnover of more than €750 million – operating in the EU will be...

    Thursday, April 14, 2016
    Enel partners with GRI at 2016 Global Conference

    Enel has partnered with international sustainability standard-setter GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) ahead of the 5th GRI Global Conference: Empowering Sustainable Decisions, which takes place in Amsterdam May 18 - 20, 2016.

    Enel is partnering with GRI to promote the use of sustainability...

    Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    CSR Europe launches Blueprint For Embedding Human Rights in Key Company Functions

    Yesterday, at the Open Forum on Shared Responsibility for Human Rights and Global Value chains, CSR Europe launched its latest publication "Blueprint for Embedding Human Rights in Key Company Functions"

    The publication breaks down the embedding process into six different elements, describes...

    Thursday, March 17, 2016
    MEP Richard Howitt hosts morning session of human rights and supply chain conference

    This morning, CSR Europe held a European Policy Forum on Business and Human Rights in the framework of our Open Forum on Shared Responsiblity for Human Rights and Global Value Chains.

    This was hosted by Richard Howitt, Member of European Parliament and Rapporteur on CSR.

    You can see his...

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016
    Have your say on the enforcement of intellectual property rights

    Participate now in public consultation on the evaluation and modernisation of the legal framework for the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR).

    In July 2014, the European Commission adopted the Communication 'Towards a renewed consensus on the enforcement of Intellectual Property...

    Monday, March 14, 2016
    European Commission launches European Social Innovation Competition 2016

    On February 25, the European Commission launched the European Social Innovation Competition in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

    The 2016 edition’s theme is ‘Integrated Futures’ and focusses on innovative products, services, technologies that support the reception and integration of refugees...

    Monday, March 7, 2016
    CSR Europe's member companies amongst the #50MostInnovative

    CSR Europe's member companies have been named amongst the #50MostInnovative of 2015.

    The interactive guide shows the changes to The Boston Consulting Group’s list of the most innovative companies - now in its tenth year.

    In the Stories tab, you can explore four categories of change in...

    Thursday, February 11, 2016

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