European Multistakeholder Forum on CSR, Plenary Meeting 2010
On 29-30 November the European Commission hosted a plenary meeting of the European Multistakeholder Forum on CSR.
The aim of the meeting was to exchange views about the scope and content of a new European policy initiative in the field of CSR.
Michel Barnier, Commissioner for the Internal Market, and Lázló Andor, Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs, both addressed the meeting, together withMEP's Richard Howitt, Klaus-Heiner Lehne and Richard Falbr, and Belgian Minister Paul Magnette.
Vice-President Tajani, Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, was represented by his advisor Mattia Pellegrini.
Participants included representatives from all major stakeholder groups, including business, trade unions, investors, non-governmental organisations, academics and national governments.
Participants took stock of developments in the field of CSR over the past two years, and discussed possible ways forward.
They also addressed 6 themes in more detail: responsible consumption; responsible investment; the links between CSR and competitiveness; transparency and disclosure of non-financial information; business and human rights; and the global dimension of CSR.
Recorded highlights of the meeting can be viewed on the page of the WebStreaming recordings of the Plenary Meeting of the European Multistakeholder Forum 2010