Latest news from CSR Europe
Sustainability has Reached Critical Mass for Change

More than 370 CEOs are ready to work for a Sustainable Europe by 2030 at a time when 149 industry associations are pushing for an ambitious industrial strategy for Europe and the EU institutions are pursuing the greenest mandate of our time. Signatories, CSR Europe members and NPOs are invited to join the EU webinar on 19 December. You will discover the follow-up actions to the Call; what the EU Commission has worked on in its first three weeks, including what happened at COP25. READ MORE

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5 Actions to Move Beyond Due Diligence in the Cobalt Supply Chain

In the latest study “Interconnected Supply Chains”, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) offers insights on how companies can extend due diligence in the cobalt supply chain to include corruption and human rights risk. In response, companies of the Drive Sustainability partnership, facilitated by CSR Europe, issued a Position on Cobalt. The prerequisite for impactful action? Thought Leadership. READ MORE

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Join the Sustainability Leaders Forum 2020

 

On 4-5 February, edie’s 2020 Sustainability Leaders Forum will focus on reaching the climate turning point. The event, taking place in London, unites business leaders and sustainability decision-makers from the world’s largest companies, along with climate experts, policymakers, NGOs and investors to ignite business transformation. CSR Europe members will receive a 15% discount upon registration. READ MORE

 

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Materials
Join CSR Europe’s Biodiversity & Industry Platform

 

Biodiversity is declining at an unprecedented rate. “Business as usual” is no longer an option. For this reason, CSR Europe launched the Collaborative Platform Biodiversity and Industry. Join now and strengthen your business strategy for biodiversity conservation and regeneration while benefiting from best practices of other partners. Partners will gather on 30th January 2020 for the 1st working meeting. READ MORE

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New Date for Digitalisation & Circular Economy Conference

Digitalisation and circular economy have the potential to drive our society and economy towards sustainability and transform the way we do business and live our lives. The 5th edition of the Sustainability and Innovation Conference, organised in collaboration with Huawei, will focus on Digitalisation & Circular Economy. Join us on 20 February 2020 and discover how companies can benefit from circularity and digitalisation. READ MORE

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Join 13 Leading Carriers and Shippers for Better Trucking

 

Join 13 partners of the Collaborative Platform “Better Trucking” to create better working conditions for European road transport workers and improve the image of the industry. The Group will meet again on  27th February 2020 to produce Social Guidelines. Read more

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Markets
How Your Business Can Manage Corporate Climate Impact

What are the challenges and opportunities of managing the impact of company processes on climate? This was the focus of the discussion between companies and investors at the technical workshop “Managing corporate climate-related impact”, co-hosted by CSR Europe and the European Investment Bank (EIB). READ MORE

 

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EU
New Commission Ready to Take Office on 1st December

 

Ursula von der Leyen and her team of Commissioners will take office next Sunday, December 1st, and will participate the next day to COP 25, the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. READ MORE

 

 

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The Sustainable Development Goals
How to Develop a Business Strategy to Address the Sustainable Development Goals

 

The SDG Masterclass helps companies to link their business strategy to the Sustainable Development Goals, tackling education, collaboration, communication, and knowledge sharing. Discover our service for companies. The Masterclass is now available also to Sector Associations interested in implementing a sector approach to the SDGs. READ MORE

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EU Update
Upcoming EU Events
Disagreement between EU Institutions Over the new EU Taxonomy
New Online Tool to Support Responsible Minerals and Metals Sourcing
Commissioner Breton: Ready to Help EU Industry Prepare for Tomorrow’s Growth
Corporate Member News
Iccrea Banca calls for the integration of ESG matters in financial decisions
Unipol promotes diversity through one of Italy’s first inclusive hackathons
BBVA - Join New Climate Finance Leadership at COP25
National Partner News and Events
Croatia, Greece & Slovenia: Business and Human Rights Trainings
Portugal: SDG Masterclass is a Success
Cyprus: Implemented Strategy for the promotion of CSR and Corporate Governance’
Malta: Workshop to build cross-sector collaboration
Luxembourg: Simulation Game on Carbon Neutrality