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    Total Impact Disclosure: Driving Capital towards Sustainability

    The European Commission adopted the Action Plan on Sustainable Finance in 2018 to redirect capital towards sustainable and green activities. Impact assessment and corporate transparency are two key elements to foster sustainable finance. Discover CSR Europe’s Total Impact Disclosure approach...

    Friday, April 5, 2019
    Reflection Paper: Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030

    Last January 30th, the European Commission published its Reflection Paper “Towards a Sustainable Europe 2030”, which was part of a larger initiative of President Juncker on the Future of Europe, aimed at addressing the key policy-areas for the future of the continent. The path of the...

    Monday, March 11, 2019
    Europe 2030: Large stakeholder group agrees on how to implement SDGs!

    On Thursday 11 October, the Commission's high-level multi-stakeholder platform on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) met for the second time to present input to the Commission Reflection Paper 'Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030'.

    CSR Europe, together with other organisations, has...

    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    Spend every Euro in a sustainable way

    Étienne Davignon, President of CSR Europe, together with Raphael Weyland, EU Conservation Policy Officer at Birdlife, and Masha Smirnova, Policy & Advocacy Adviser at Social Platform, met with the European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans to handover an Advisory Report by the...

    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    Sustainable Finance in EU in starting blocks

    On January 31, the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) published its final report on strategic recommendations for the EU to develop an overarching and comprehensive roadmap on sustainable finance. One of its key recommendations is to reform disclosure rules to make...

    Friday, February 9, 2018
    Interview with Sarah Nelen on new European Commission strategy on plastic

    Since May 2017 the UN Global Compact and CSR Europe agreed to partner up to align our work on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and foster collaboration between our national partners.

    We recently caught up with Sarah Nelen from DG Environment at the European Commission to talk about...

    Thursday, December 14, 2017
    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
    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

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