CSR Europe study reveals economic potential of the Sustainable Development Goals for Europe
New research released by Frost & Sullivan and GlobeScan on behalf of CSR Europe demonstrates the economic potential of the SDGs for Europe and imperatives to meet the UN 2030 Agenda.
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UN Global Compact and CSR Europe agree on new three-year plan to collaborate on the SDGs
CSR Europe and the United Nations Global Compact joined forces on May 22, 2017, at the annual European Business Summit, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding as a commitment toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Discover how CSR Europe's network is responding to the refugee crisis in Europe
 
Actions taken by CSR Europe's network demonstrate the increasing role of the private sector in the integration of refugees and migrants into society and the labour market.
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CSR Europe publishes first sustainability report
 
CSR Europe's first ever sustainability report outlines the organisation's values and vision of the future, and sets these in the context of all projects and operations.
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Training offer on business and human rights for CSR Europe members' affiliates
 
In June, a series of business and human rights local training workshops organised by CSR Europe will kick off in Finland and China. The training series will support members’ affiliates to advance their knowledge on business and human rights implications for their business, and clarify how to integrate them in their policies and processes.
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CSR Europe to release new Issue Insight on human rights reporting for European companies
 
On June 8, CSR Europe will release a new Issue Insight which will provide companies with an overview of supply chain due diligence and how to best contribute to improved social standards in supply chains.
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Explore Big Data for sustainable development through CSR Europe's SDG Incubator
 
CSR Europe is inviting all members to join the upcoming web-meeting on Big Data for sustainable development. The meeting will explore the possibility of forming a small action group of strategic partners to co-implement a project that leverages their capacity to capitalise on the opportunities of Big Data to address common challenges and opportunities.
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Do you want to know your level of maturity and integration of sustainability?
 

CSR Europe has begun assessing companies on maturity and integration, including evaluating management processes of material issues and recommending actionable steps. 

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#DigitalDirections: The role of business and digital technology in shaping the future economy
 
Drawing from our newly published research on the Sustainable Development Goals, CSR Europe's Stefan Crets contributes to the #DigitalDirections platform by drawing attention to digital technology as an opportunity for business to capitalise on the opportunities of the SDGs.
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Upcoming events from CSR Europe and its network
Webinar: Let’s talk about sustainability outside CSR departments: invite your finance colleagues (June 9, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 CEST)
 
Engaging internal stakeholders represents a fundamental aspect of integrating sustainability across corporations. This webinar will discuss models and good practices of engaging colleagues from different departments and geographical scope.

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Web meeting: Big Data for sustainable development (June 12, 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 CEST)
 
Join this web meeting to gain information regarding risks and opportunities of Big Data, and learn more opportunities for collaboration within CSR Europe’s SDG Incubator. 

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NPO quarterly webinar and progress on Pact for Youth National Action Plans (June 15, 2017, 10:30 - 12:00 CEST)
 
National Partner Organisations are invited to join this webinar to learn about the EU Policy Toolbox for NPOs and share local approaches, latest progress and challenges related to the National Action Plans (NAPs).

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Open Pact for Youth webinar: Unleashing youth’s full potential (June 27, 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 CEST)
 
Join this webinar to learn how Pact for Youth partners, in their own ways are supporting the development of essential soft skills for youth.

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Workshop: Business-led collaboration for refugees and migrants (June 29, 2017, 09:30 - 16:30 CEST)
 
This workshop aims to explore opportunities for collaboration between companies and local stakeholders to support the integration of refugees and migrants.

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Open webinar: How to innovate your business model (July 4, 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 CEST)
 
Your business is committed to CSR and sustainability, but how do you effectively change your business model and where do you start? Join this webinar to find out.

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Pact for Youth Leaders Meeting (July 12, 2017, 13:45- 18:00 CEST)
 

Please note that attendance to this event is by invitation only. European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen and Viscount Etienne Davignon are convening the third Leaders’ Meeting of the European Pact for Youth, in Brussels on July 12, 2017. 

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Contribute to the next Newsbundle

The deadline for contributions for the next issue of the Newsbundle is July 4, 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.

Interactive Calendar of Events
EU Update
European Commission launches Multi-Stakeholder Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals
European Commission calls for corporate ambassadors for Our Ocean 2017 conference
Council conclusions on sustainable garment value chains
European Parliament adopts resolution for cutting food waste
Joint Communication for a renewed impetus of the EU-Africa Partnership
Report from the third meeting of the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance
Upcoming EU Events
Corporate Member News
ArcelorMittal publishes 2016 annual review – ‘Sustainable progress’
BASF joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation initiatives for circular economy
Generali board approves the group's new Charter of Sustainability commitments and 2016 Sustainability Report
State Street releases 2016 corporate responsibility report: achieves environmental targets 3 years ahead of schedule
National Partner News and Events
IMS Luxembourg launches new employee recruitment guide for the integration of third country nationals
Diversity Charter Spotlight
Danish Diversity Charter launches how-to-guide for companies to implement refugee mentoring programmes