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    Nestle and Bayer lead in carbon-cutting efforts

    Nestle and Bayer are leading efforts to measure and cut emissions as companies increasingly view extreme weather events caused by climate change as a threat to their business, says Carbon Disclosure Project.

    About 37 per cent of respondents in a survey of the 500 biggest companies reported an...

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Forética launches second edition of ENGAGE -an international platform for corporate volunteering

    Forética has launched, in collaboration with NGOs, the second edition of ENGAGE, an international platform for collaborative strategic corporate volunteering, developed in Spain (Madrid and Barcelona).  This second edition of ENGAGE is made up of volunteers from businesses aimed at developing...

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Forética launches second phase of Enterprise 2020

    The second period for receipt of collaborative proposals that respond to sustainability challenges will be until the 9th of October

    Forética opened a second call to companies and organizations interested in presenting their collaborative initiatives under the European framework for Enterprise...

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Developing guidance on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights in the employment & recruitment agencies, information & communications technology, and oil & gas sectors

    Over the first half of 2012 the Team for the European Commission Human Rights Sector Guidance Project received numerous requests across all stakeholder groups to allow for adequate time for consultation on the draft Employment and Recruitment Agencies, ICT, and Oil & Gas sector guidance...

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Novo Nordisk launches the Copenhagen Catalogue of Good Practices in Diabetes

    Novo Nordisk has launched the Copenhagen Catalogue, a collection of concrete examples of good practices in diabetes care. The catalogue originates from the European Diabetes Leadership Forum which took place in Copenhagen on 25-26 April 2012 emphasising that sharing information about the many...

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Intel Stores Servers in Oil to Reduce Energy

    Intel has completed a yearlong test of Green Revolution Cooling’s oil-based coolant for server storage, and found the technology can reduce data centers’ energy usage.

    Intel says oil-cooled systems only use another 2 or 3 percent of their power for cooling, compared with a typical air-cooled...

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Still time to apply to the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award

    The international Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award – sea, for short – offers pioneers a special opportunity: all companies that submit their projects and ideas for sustainability by 31 October will be presented on the sea website and on the sea social media platforms by means of a short...

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    France increases requirements on sustainability reporting

    With the recent publication of the revised article 225 on “business transparency in the environmental and social domains” France is moving to the forefront of prescriptive CSR reporting in Europe. 

    For members only: an Issue Insight on this topic is designed to give you an overview of the...

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Volkswagen endorses environmentally compatible mobility for Catholic Kolpingwerk

    The Volkswagen Group is donating a vehicle to the Catholic charity Kolpingwerk for its social and educational work in the deprived districts of the city of Guarapuava in Southern Brazil. The small car, a new Gol, is equipped with TotalFlex technology developed in Brazil and allowing operation on...

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Porsche Leipzig banks on sustainability as it expands its plant

    Substantial saving of energy thanks to efficient production technologies

    Porsche's Leipzig plant is one of the most efficient automobile factories in the world. With its current expansion of the location, it sends out another clear message for environmental protection. The plant's designers have...

    Monday, September 3, 2012