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    IMS – Entreprendre pour la Cité (Bouygues) - Fair Trade Uniforms for Workers Private

    A decision was taken in September 2007 to change all the working clothes at Bouygues Entreprises France Europe (including all subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction based in France, Switzerland and the United Kingdom) to fair trade cotton uniforms. This represents 15,000 uniforms.

    This project is...

    Toyota Motor Europe - Global-Local NGO Partnerships Private

    Toyota Motor Europe, through the Toyota Fund for Europe (TFfE), has identified 2 different types of NGO parnterships: Umbrella-type international NGO: Example = Red Cross Road Safety Campaign.

    • The aim is to raise awareness and provide first aid training, targeting youth and...
    Toyota Motor Europe - CSR management capacity enhancement Private

    To facilitate the communication and understanding of Toyota’s position on CSR, and to encourage active participation of affiliates in CSR strategy development, Toyota took several actions:

    • Setting up a specific structure: Toyota Europe CSR network. The top management of each affiliated...
    IBM - Energy Efficient Server Systems Private

    IBM hardware and software engineers have designed current generation server systems with an eye towards minimising the loss of energy in the system while maximising the amount of work that is drawn from each kilowatt of energy consumed in the system. Key developments include:

    • More efficient...
    Microsoft - Access to EU Funds for SMEs Private

    Microsoft in Europe has developed a programme, the EU Grants Advisor (EUGA) designed to increase small and mid-size businesses' awareness and understanding of EU funds, as well as to facilitate the application process for those wishing to take advantage of funds for which they are eligible....

    Toyota Motor Europe - Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV) Private

    The Toyota Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV) uses, like earlier Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicles, both a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine and an electric motor. The PHV provides a solution to the problems mentioned above in the following ways:

    • Reduces fossil fuel consumption - By...
    Microsoft - 40UP: Let's Use a Computer after Forty Private

    The project was launched in January 2007 and is planned to be finalized in December 2007. The first courses were run in May 2007. In co-operation with the non-profit organization P-mat n.o., Microsoft IT Academies have been set up at 100 schools across Slovakia, out of which 40 have been...

    IMS Entreprendre pour la Cité - Promote non-discrimination and promote diversity towards our suppliers Private

    The solution focuses on:

    • Work with suppliers/ subcontractors who have signed the Global Compact, the international ILO conventions, the OECD principles, the Charter of diversity, or other written texts mentioning companies' involvement in favour of non-discrimination and diversity
    • In...
    Microsoft - Telecentre-Europe Private

    Objective: More than 290 million people in Europe lack basic ICT skills. Telecentre Europe is seeking to close this gap. The telecentres that comprise Telecentre Europe's membership are public facilities such as libraries or community centers where people can access computers and the Internet,...

    IMS (Philips) - Ciudades Sostenibles (Livable cities) Private

    The company responded to the challenge through the initiative ‘Livable cities’ , to create sustainable and eco-efficient cities through lighting renewal. This initiative aims to make cities aware of the importance of sustainable lighting and to inform them of the benefits of the sustainable...

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