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    Inclusive business models and best practices mapped out at CSR Europe’s workshop

    On September 27th, around 50 participants from 18 businesses and 20 public organizations (GIZ, BMZ, USAid and UNDP among others) attended this session. This time participants were invited to look into good approaches with regards to (1) Market insight: consumer and market understanding; (2)...

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    CSR Europe's Active Ageing webinars identified next steps for the Enterprise 2020 collaborative project

    In the framework of the Enterprise 2020 collaborative project “the business contribution to active ageing”, co-lead by GDF Suez and Intel as well as AGE Platform Europe, the last two webinars in the series of four took place on September 24th on a) "HR Age Management strategies: Business and...

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Challenges and opportunities faced by companies highlighted in the webinar on Monitoring Auditing Suppliers beyond Tier 1

    On 2 Oct 2012, in the framework of the collaborative project on SSC, BHR, CSR Europe held a webinar focusing on Monitoring/ Auditing Suppliers beyond Tier 1. Co-hosted by CSR Europe and the UN Global Compact, the webinar served to highlight the challenges and opportunities companies face in...

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Toyota Motor Europe publishes sixth sustainability report

    Toyota Motor Europe has published its sixth annual Sustainability Report 2012 providing an overview of social, economic and environmental performance for the financial year 2011 (FY11).

    Some of the highlights of FY11 include:

    • According to a recently published provisional 2011 CO2 report...
    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg launched successfully with the attendances of the Mayor of Luxemburg City and the Minister for Family and Integration

    The official launching ceremony of the Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg was held on September 2012, 26th at ‘Centre Culturel Tramsschapp’ (Limpertsberg) with the attendance of Mr. Xavier BETTEL, Mayor of Luxemburg City, Marie-Josée JACOBS, Minister for Family and Integration and Patron of the...

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Companies explore new partnership opportunities at CSR Europe's Incubation on Inclusive Business Models at the Base of the Pyramid

    On September 26th, representatives from 11 companies, together with experts in distribution and e-waste, worked together to explore new partnership opportunities and market solutions in specific sectors: Access to energy (solar solutions for rural communities in Africa),...

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Coca-Cola Enterprises announces two initiatives in support of ambition to become a low-carbon, zero waste business

    Coca-Cola Enterprises, which produces, markets and distributes Coca-Cola products in Western Europe, is today announcing two new initiatives aimed at improving recycling behavior and infrastructure, as part of its journey to becoming a low-carbon, zero-waste business.  CCE’s sustainability plan...

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Bridging Enterprise 2020 initiative with Europe 2020 strategy: CSR Europe and the European Commission co-organise working meeting on CSR and innovation

    Following a suggestion from Vice-President of the European Commission, Antonio Tajani, CSR Europe and the European Commission co-organised a working meeting on 13 September 2012 to explore further potential collaboration opportunities and synergies of Enterprise 2020 and Europe 2020 with a focus...

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Western Union announces commitment to design and launch a new financial platform for NGOs

    Western Union has announced its commitment to creating a financial platform specifically designed to meet the payment needs of non-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the people they serve.

    The platform, Western Union's NGO Global Pay, will be created to help NGOs overcome the ‘last...

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Vattenfall and Volvo partner to offer environmentally friendly hybrid car

    The first thousand of Vattenfall and Volvo's new V60 plug-in hybrid are proving popular, having sold out even before reaching car dealerships. Vattenfall is aiming to become a driving force when it comes to the electrification of transport and supplying charging solutions.The first 1000-vehicle...

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012