Final ISO CSR Feasibility Report Available

Source: ISO, 8 July 2002

The final version of "The Desirability and Feasibility of ISO Corporate Social Responsibility Standards" is now available. The report was prepared by the "Consumer Protection in the Global Market" Working Group of COPOLCO, the Consumer Policy Committee of ISO (the >>> read more

Launch of the European Academy of Business in Society

Source: CSR Europe, 5 July 2002

Business leaders and academics are teaming up in a groundbreaking attempt to prove to the European business community that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) makes good business sense. Their joint research project, the European Academy of Business in Society , represents >>> read more

EU Commission adopts Communication document about CSR

Source: EU, 2 July 2002

On 2nd July 2002 the Commission adopted a communication concerning "CSR, a business contribution to sustainable development". The consultation process on the Green Paper has supported Community action in the field of CSR. In the present Communication, which constitutes a >>> read more

Companies that are socially irresponsible are being punished

Source: Environics, 13 June 2002

Consumers and shareholders are increasingly inclined to "punish" companies that are socially irresponsible, a new survey showed. According to the third Annual CSR Monitor by Environics International, the proportion of consumers who report punishing companies because of poor social performance >>> read more