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    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...
    BITC Ireland - The Schools-Business Partnership Private

    The SBP assists the Department of Education by partnering top companies in Ireland with almost 100 targeted schools in disadvantaged regions and communities at post-primary level. The SBP is governed by a multi-stakeholder Task Force that includes representation from both the business and...

    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....

    RBF Poland (RWE Stoen) - Enlightened Warsaw (Oswiecona Warszawa) Private

    The idea of illuminating places which can be dangerous due to, among other reasons, poor lighting, has been enhanced by the name: Enlightened Warsaw.  The meaning of these words is broad enough to encompass not only the aspect of "lighting" for safety reasons, but also other activities that...

    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...
    BITC Ireland (Permanent TSB) - The Launch of Ireland's First Green Loan Private

    In February 2007, Permanent TSB launched Ireland's first green loan.  A €10m fund was made available to facilitate customers borrowing money to improve the energy efficiency of their home.  This was the first scheme of its kind to be launched by any bank in Ireland.

    • Products that qualify...
    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...

    Danone - A Social Business Enterprise Private

    The goal of the enterprise is to launch a dairy product at a highly affordable price that is specially developed to meet specific nutritional needs of Bangladeshi children (30% of daily intake). The ways of doing this is completely new, with four objectives:

    • Offer a product with high added...
    BITC Ireland (Diageo) - Embedding our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability Private

    A series of initiatives are in place to reduce environmental impact and use resources efficiently:

    1. Offsetting Carbon Emissions: In February 2007, Diageo Ireland introduced a new initiative focused on offsetting carbon emissions from business air travel. Every time a brewery team member takes...

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