‘Sustainable Business Exchange’: a virtuous cycle for EU business
Businesses operating in Europe will be joining forces to become leading contributors to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through CSR Europe's Sustainable Business Exchange.
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Making business-education partnerships the new norm – a meeting of business and EU leaders
On November 24, CEOs from multinational companies and NGOs reconfirmed their commitment to the European Pact for Youth, a mutual engagement of business and the European Union leaders, initiated by CSR Europe, to support youth employability and inclusion.
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The non-financial reporting directive has come into force: this is what you need to know
 
Through COP21 and the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by over 150 governments around the world in 2015, and with public opinion urging for more transparency and responsible tax behaviour of companies and investors, we have hit a turning point.
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Take part in CSR Europe's survey on the SDGs
 
In collaboration with CSR Forum Japan, CSR Europe is running a survey among companies and organisations about their perspectives towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
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European Commission presents new initiative for Europe's youth
 
On December 7 the European Commission presented several key actions to support young people in Europe, under the umbrella of the “Investing in Europe’s Youth” initiative.
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Upcoming events from CSR Europe and its network
Seminar: The EU directive on non-financial information: ready to report? (December 14, 2016, 09:00 - 14:00 CET, Mechelen)
 
Join this European Seminar for an opportunity to discuss the state of play and implementation of the EU directive on non-financial information. 

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High-level meeting: NPO Executive Directors and CSR Europe Board meeting (December 14 - 15, 2016, Mechelen)
 
This high level event will bring together the Executive Directors of National Partners and the Board of CSR Europe to discuss the progress on the three priorities of the Enterprise 2020 Manifesto, with special attention to the European Pact for Youth.

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Roundtable: Responsible Sourcing across Industries (January 18, 2017, 11:00 - 16:00 CET)
 
On January 18, the second meeting of the Platform for Responsible Sourcing Across Industries will take place to discuss the most prevalent issue that has been identified by the members of the platform.

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Kick-off meeting: Responsible Steel Initiative (January 24, 2017, London)
 
ArcelorMittal, in collaboration with other steel companies, is launching an initative on responsible steel and mining, and would be happy to involve other relevant stakeholders who work in the steel sector (customers, OEMs, NGOs, etc). For further information please contact Alan Knight.
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Roundtable: Big Data and human rights (January 27, 2017, 11:00 - 16:00)
 

This roundtable (hosted by Microsoft) will provide an opportunity to discuss challenges, solutions and policy recommendations on the topic of Big Data and human rights to shed light on how big data can be used for social good.

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Webinar: Ensuring good working conditions in complex supply chains (February 7, 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 CET)
 

Join this webinar to explore how to move from policy commitment to capacity building - via due diligence with good practice examples. You will also discuss the learnings from the sector's platform meeting and understand EU expectations on decent work in global supply chains. 

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Save the date: May 22, 2017
 
CSR Europe will organise a conference on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Contribute to the next Newsbundle

The deadline for contributions for the next issue of the Newsbundle is January 3 , at 17.00 (CET).

If you would like to share relevant information on your CSR activities or events with the Newsbundle readers or contribute an Enterprise 2020 blog post, please contact Davide Castro at dc@csreurope.org.

EU Update
New European Union strategy on the SDGs approved by Vice President Timmermans
Commission launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition
New study shows extraordinary growth of green bonds
Update on EU Conflict minerals Regulation
Corporate Member News
Bridgestone reiterates commitment to the European Pact for Youth
Microsoft's 2016 CSR report reflects the company’s commitment to making the planet a better place
Office Depot recognises customers for leadership in greener purchasing
Solvay promotes collaboration and innovation to fight climate change
Toyota presents initiatives for sustainable growth in 2016 Global Sustainability Report
National Partner News and Events
More than 50 projects promoting employment selected by Forética in Enterprise 2020 campaign
Partner News and Events
Take part in survey on workplace equality and corporate social responsibility
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