The European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion today ran a conference on youth, entrepreneurship, volunteering and CSR.
The European Commission published a staff working document on transnational company agreements and is inviting stakeholders to contribute to the discussion on the future of these agreements.
The new Communication on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) published by the Commission builds on the last one from 2006 and creates a new platform and impetus for CSR in the European Union.
A responsible approach to business means more, and more sustainable, economic growth. This is why the European Commission has presented a package of measures to support entrepreneurship and responsible business.
A key area of corporate social responsibility is the extent to which companies manage their supply chains responsibly.
When companies report on their corporate social responsibility (CSR), it encourages more companies to engage in these practices. The Commission's study on the state of play in sustainability reporting in the EU, illustrates how companies deal with CSR reporting in practice.
The newly updated Compendium of public policies on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the EU offers a snapshot of CSR activity in EU countries.
The European Commission DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities has had a study undertaken on the social considerations in public procurement.