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    Truvia Business and World Food Programme launch online campaign to fight childhood hunger in Bolivia

    Brand  consumers of Truvia, a stevia-based sugar substitute developed jointly by The Coca-Cola Company and Cargill, can now help fight hunger and improve nutrition for schoolchildren in Bolivia, where two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line. By logging on to

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    ArcelorMittal unveils Nature, a new collection of chromium-free organic coated steels for the construction industry

    ArcelorMittal has launched a range of organic coated steels that have eliminated the need for the chemical Strontium chromate (SrCrO4). This chemical that has been used by the construction industry in coated steels for decades will be banned in 2016 under the European REACH regulatory framework...

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Huawei Outlines Vision for Green e-Cities of the future

    The world is undergoing a major transition, as according to the UN, city dwellers will reach 4.9 billion by 2030, and 6 billion (two-thirds of the world’s population) by 2050, said Edward Chen, President of Huawei’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, speaking at the "Connected City – the...

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Sanofi reaffirms its commitment to diabetes at the EASD 2012 Congress

    The 48th European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Congress held in Berlin from October 1 to 5, 2012 was an important event for the international scientific community. Sanofi used this opportunity to comment on the latest clinical results of its research (28 publications have been...

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    The next frontier of inclusive business models at the Base of the Pyramid: the European Commission, businesses and NGO’s are set for new collaboration

    18 October 2012, BRUSSELS, Belgium - Many multinational companies are seeking to create new business models and partnerships which aim not only to produce economic results but also to contribute to poverty alleviation and societal development targeting the poor as consumers, producers and...

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    BITC Ireland's database of sustainable business practices grows by 18 new entries

    BITC Ireland has announced the addition of 18 new examples of excellence in responsible and sustainable business practice on the Inspiring Excellence database - the only collation of its kind in Ireland. The 12 BITCI Member companies featured in Inspiring Excellence 2012 are: A&L Goodbody,...

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Orange named to Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) for carbon performance

    Through this inclusion the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 655 institutional investors, recognises Orange for the action it is taking to reduce its carbon emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change.

    The Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) highlights those 33...

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Unilever Announces New Initiative in Progress to Helping 1 Billion People Improve Their Health and Wellbeing

    Unilever and the Earth Institute announced a new initiative to bring handwashing with soap – a lifesaving habit – to the Millennium Villages, a project that works with nearly 500,000 people in rural villages, across 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth...

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Enterprise 2020 Blog: CSR and Transparency – the strategic value of assessing non-financial performance

    This month's Enterprise 2020 blog features an article written by CSR Europe's Board Director, Michel Bande, Senior Vice President Sustainable Development, Solvay, who highlights the strategic value for companies to assess their non-financial performance. 

    You can view the blog by clicking the...

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    CSR Europe congratulates Presidents of the European Council, Commission and Parliament on reception of Nobel Prize for Peace

    CSR Europe was delighted to learn that the European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Peace. CSR Europe is particularly delighted to see that the Norwegian Nobel Committee emphasizes the role of the European Union in further strengthening democracy and the advancement of human...

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012