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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...

    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....

    Forética (Caja Navarra) - Civic Account: Do You Know How Much Your Bank Earns from You? Private

    The solution consists of creating a new right for customers, the right to know the profit Caja Navarra obtains from them as individuals as well as how much their contributions are to the social projects.  In support of this the company has decided to send each of Caja Navarra's 650,000...

    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...
    Forética (Caja Navarra - Banca Cívica) - CSR Reports for SMEs Private

    The objective of the project is to promote CSR as a differentiating factor for SMEs by creating a simple, accessible tool through which they can report on their actions and strategies in the field of sustainability, covering economic, social and environmental aspects.  The initiative aims to...

    Forética (Metro de Madrid) - Geothermal system for Metro stations Private

    The objective of this initiative is to build an air conditioning system using geothermal energy at metro stations in Spain.

    The installation of a geothermal air conditioning system in Madrid's ‘Pacífico' metro station was completed in 2009. This was the first station in our network to use...

    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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