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A renewed EU strategy 2011-14 for Corporate Social Responsibility (2011)
The European Commission has previously defined Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as “a concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interaction with their stakeholders on a voluntary basis”. Corporate social responsibility concerns actions by companies over and above their legal obligations towards society and the environment. Certain regulatory measures create an environment more conducive to enterprises voluntarily meeting their social responsibility
Adapting unemployment benefit systems to the economic cycle (2011)
In July 2011, 33 national articles on the theme of ‘adapting unemployment benefit systems to the economic cycle’ were commissioned from the European Employment Observatory (EEO) network of SYSDEM experts. This document summarises key messages emerging from these articles and draws links with policy developments, studies and data collected at European and international level. Further detail on the national-level developments discussed in this report can be found in the national articles, which are available on the EEO website (http://www.eu-employment-observatory.net/).
Annual Growth Survey 2011 (2011)
Europe has a comprehensive plan to respond to the crisis and to speed up Europe's economic growth. It now needs to focus its efforts in a coordinated manner and with an eye on priorities. The Annual Growth Survey charts a clear direction on where Europe should be heading in the next year and is the start of the first "European Semester" which changes the way governments shape their economic and fiscal policies.
ERM Quarterly (2011)
The fourth issue for 2011 includes: - current macroeconomic trends and prospects; - overview of ERM cases October-December 2011; - restructuring at SAAB, Sweden; - restructuring in the banking sector; - restructuring research notes: Eurofound's restructuring support measures database.
ERM quarterly – Issue 1, spring 2011 (2011)
Nearly two years after the technical end of the ‘Great Recession’, there are increasingly divergent patterns of recovery across the EU. Member States in the German – central Europe – Baltic axis are enjoying strong growth and improving labour markets while the debt-laden ‘periphery’ stagnates amidst serial announcements of retrenchment.The first issue for 2011 includes: current macroeconomic trends and prospects; an overview of ERM cases for January-March 2011; Job creation and business expansion in the IT sector; Restructuring in the FIAT plant in Termini Imerese; and restructuring research notes.
Employment and industrial relations in the health care sector (2011)
The health care sector is of increasing socio-economic significance in the context of Europe’s ageing population. Demand for care workers and staff shortages are expected to grow, partly due to difficult working conditions and relatively low pay. This situation has already led to significant workforce mobility within and outside the EU, and could serve to exacerbate skills shortages in the future. Social partner organisations have an important role to play in shaping the attractiveness of the health care sector.
Eurofound Findings on Youth and Work (2011)
The unemployment rate for young people aged between 16 and 24 years in the EU27 is twice as high as the overall rate of unemployment. The recession has exacerbated this problem significantly.Foundation Findings provide pertinent background information and policy pointers for all actors and interested parties engaged in the current European debate on the future of social policy. The contents are based on Foundation research and reflect its autonomous and tripartite structure.
Europe 2020 and employment for young people (2011)
The European Economic and Social Committee has thrown its weight behind the European Union’s efforts to help young people find their way into work. Youth unemployment is a tragic waste of potential, which not only undermines economic growth but could also have serious consequences for social cohesion in the future.
European Employment Observatory Review: Youth employment measures 2010 (2011)
In July 2010, 33 national articles on the theme of youth employment measures were commissioned from the European Employment Observatory (EEO) network of SYSDEM experts. This document summarises key messages emerging from these articles and draws links with policy developments, studies and data collected at European level. Further detail on the national-level developments discussed in this report can be found in the national articles, which are available on the EEO website (http://www.eu-employmentobservatory.net/).