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Crets: ‘CSR now part of corporate vocabulary’

Since its inception in the 1990s, businesses have come a long way on Corporate Social Responsibility, says Stefan Crets, executive director of CSR Europe, a network of multinationals involved in CSR policies.

Howitt: Not only one approach to corporate responsibility

The debate on voluntary versus mandatory reporting is dead and the EU proposal on Corporate Social Responsibility to be unveiled today by the European Commission, after years of deadlock, goes in the right direction, said MEP Richard Howitt in charge of the dossier for the European Parliament in an interview with EURACTIV.
EU Priorities 2020 23-02-2009

Former EU social chief: Beware protectionist ‘boomerang’

Greek member of Parliament and former Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs, Anna Diamantopoulou, told EURACTIV in an interview that Europe should fight protectionism, which she sees as a ‘boomerang’ that hits back countries trying to restrict competition and free trade.