CSR in the World

Apple has begun a new charitable matching program

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Apple has begun a new charitable matching program for employees today that will see the Cupertino company match charity donations made by its staff up to the tune of $10,000 per year. The program is currently exclusive to full-time employees …

New International Standard for the UN in the field of business and human rights

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On June 16, 2011 the United Nations Human Rights Council  endorsed the Guiding Principles (GPs) for business and human rights developed by Professor John Ruggie. The decision, reached by consensus, marked the first time the Council (or its predecessor, the …

CSR Europe welcomes DTEK to the membership network

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CSR Europe is delighted to announce that DTEK has joined the CSR Europe membership network. DTEK is the largest privately-owned energy company in Ukraine, with efficient enterprises that mine and prepare coal as well as operate on electrical power generation …

The Global CSR Summit 2011

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The 3rd Annual Global CSR Summit 2011 Philippines 11-12 August 2011 “The Search For Asia’s Most Sustainable Company” Asia’s most prestigious event on corporate social responsibility, The Global CSR Summit & The Global CSR Awards are back for the 3rd …

UN Global Compact and Accenture study: CEOs see Sustainability as an engine for growth

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25 May, London/New York – A new research study published today by the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture shows major differences in perceptions of sustainability between CEOs in different industry sectors, and significant gaps in the level of integration of …

The UN Global Compact Week

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16-20 May, Copenhagen – As the first-ever gathering of its kind, UN Global Compact Week convened practitioners and experts engaged in the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative in an effort to improve collaboration and strengthen business commitments to sustainability and …

United Nations Global Compact News

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New members of the Global Compact April 2011 – 95 companies and 44 non-business stakeholders joined the Global Compact. 47 companies were delisted for failing to communicate on progress. The largest companies (by employee number) to join during the month …

Australia

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Australia’s policy in the field of the corporate social responsibility is not very active with the exception of some regulatory activity. Of course, there are numerous legislative acts regulating behavior of the corporations in the fields which are the parts of the agenda of Corporate social responsibility.

Austria

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Austria is one of the fastest growing fair-trade markets. Under the auspices of various initiative non-governmental organizations, the turnover of fair-trade products per capita is quite high and, according to it, Austria holds the fourth position following Great Britain, Switzerland, and Luxembourg.

Bornholm Island

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Bornholm is an island in the Baltic Sea with the population of 43 thousand people. Bornholm is the only municipality in Denmark with its own Development Forum and Regional Development Plan. But the island’s uniqueness and attention of the international community are attracted by the ambitious objective of the islanders.