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    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
    Western Union announces “Education for Better,” a three-year commitment to education globally

    The Western Union Company and the Western Union Foundation have announced “Education for Better,” a new three-year commitment to help meet global education goals.

    Unveiled during the launch of the United Nations Education First initiative, Western Union’s Education for Better program will provide...

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Cargill takes measures to improve fuel-efficiency in shipping

    The cooperation of food giant Cargill, the chemical manufacturer Huntsman Corporation and the British oil company UNIPEC is a huge step towards reducing the global shipping industry’s carbon emissions and announced they will use only the “greenest” ships as ranked by RightShip, the ship vetting...

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    CSR Europe to participate in European Health Forum in Gastein

    On 5 October 2012, Christine Neumann, Project Manager Membership & Stakeholder Relations of CSR Europe will present the current status and future developments of CSR Europe’s Enterprise 2020 Collaborative Project on Health Literacy at the European Health Forum in Bad Hofgastein (Austria).

    This...

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Nestlé supports the UN ‘Education First’ initiative

    Nestlé has committed to support a new United Nations’ initiative to boost child and youth education worldwide.

    The company set out details of the work it is doing at the recent 2012 UN General Assembly in New York. Nestlé’s commitments are part of its Creating Shared Value programmes in...

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Coca-Cola Company accelerates global production of plastic packaging made from plants

    Coca-Cola Company has announced a partnership with JBF Industries Ltd. to further expand production of the plant-based material used in the Company’s PlantBottle™ packaging.  The supply partnership will help Coca-Cola continue its leadership in bringing renewable, lower-carbon plastics to the...

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    IBM teams with ESB to develop an electric vehicle smart charging IT system in Ireland

    IBM has has teamed with ESB ecars to implement a fully integrated smarter charging IT system that will help manage electric vehicle public charge points, which are being rolled out across Ireland by ESB ecars. Together the companies will add a layer of intelligence and convenience to the...

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Unilever to use Carrotmob ‘Buycotts’ to promote sustainability

    Unilever has partnered with Carrotmob, a nonprofit that uses consumer spending to influence businesses’ environmental impacts, to create sustainability campaigns.

    Over the next two years, the global consumer goods company whose more than 400 brands include Ben & Jerry’s, Dove and Q-tips will work...

    Monday, October 1, 2012

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