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    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
    Guest Article: National governments should follow EU push for more sustainability in public procurement

    This is a guest article by Louise Koch (Corporate Sustainability Director EMEA, Dell EMC) on Sustainable Public Procurement and the Parliament’s Draft Resolution that 'calls on the Member States to use public procurement strategically in order to promote an innovative, sustainable, circular...

    Monday, October 15, 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
    China seriously tackles CSR in 2017

    The Chinese government has been working hard in 2017 to put businesses and civil society under pressure to comply with environmental law and responsible business policies. These have a direct impact on most of the Chinese population.

    Here are the 10 most significant new CSR policies set out...

    Thursday, February 8, 2018
    New report on the sustainability profession

    Are you a CSR or Sustainability professional? Interested in the latest developments of the role (including salary and compensation data)? Fill in the Greenbiz Salary Survey and get a copy of the report.

    An increased number of organisations are placing a senior executive in charge of...

    Wednesday, January 17, 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
    Making Japan-EU business collaboration on the UN SDGs very practical

    The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals have provided a language that enables us to seek alignment on our efforts towards a sustainable economy and society.

    Both the Japanese Government and the European Commission have embraced these 2030 Global Goals and also stressed the importance...

    Friday, September 15, 2017
    Applications open for the Green Alley Award 2017

    Application for the Green Alley Award 2017 has just opened! Green Alley is on the hunt for great green ideas, new services, products and technologies that can turn waste into a resource. Business ideas can include products, services or technologies to help avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle or...

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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