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Healthier food, healthier people, healthier planet Wessanen is a leading company in the European market for healthy and sustainable food. It achieved revenue from continuing operations of €434m in 2014 with on average 822 employees. Its focus is on organic, vegetarian and natural ingredients as they are healthier and more sustainable. Where appropriate, the company also focuses on fair trade and specific dietary solutions.
Bayer has published its Annual Report 2014. For the second time, since 2013, the Germany-based multinational with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials has combined its financial and sustainability reporting.
Having launched a new sustainability strategy in 2014, Maersk continues to address sustainability challenges in a way that creates value for society and for its business.
AkzoNobel today published its integrated Report 2014 online, which includes full details of the company's annual results and sustainability performance. Also available as an iPad app, the highly interactive website features extensive use of infographics and intuitive functionality.
The Webinar Series is composed of four webinars which are designed to help organizations to succeed in developing winning sustainability strategies and to support them in every step during the implementation. Key to an integrated and effective organizational strategy is a clear sustainability story - this is central to business in 2015 and beyond.
The IKEA Group Sustainability Report for fiscal year (FY) 2014, released today, shows its People & Planet Positive strategy is on track and delivering good results. Sustainability performance is announced today alongside strong financial results, which show an increase in total sales to €28.7bn, a 5.9% increase (adjusted for currency impact) from last year.
Download the report here to find out how Thomas Cook is transforming for a better future.
90% of Executives See Collaboration as Critical for Sustainability Success; 86% Feel Boards of Directors Must Play a Strong Role in Sustainability Governance
Abbott is a diversified, global science-based company dedicated to fulfilling the promise of human potential through better health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has continually transformed to meet the changing needs of patients and consumers and to tackle society’s most significant healthcare concerns.
Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, today announces 20 new sustainability and responsibility targets, to be achieved by 2020, in three core areas – leadership in alcohol in society; building thriving communities; and reducing environmental impact.
Corporate Responsibility remains a strategic investment for Piraeus Bank through which the Bank contributes to the development of the economy and society in every possible way. The Bank’s contribution to actions, programmes and initiatives regarding social, cultural and environmental work in 2013 accounted for 1.9% of the Group’s annual pre tax and provision profit and for 0.6% of the Group’s operational costs.
Today E.ON UK has published its annual Corporate Responsibility report, entitled ‘Doing the right things right’. The full report, a two page summary of commitments and supporting animated video can all be viewed here: www.eonenergy.com/2013report .
This report contains numerous concrete examples of BNP Paribas’ commitments. For instance, in 2013, the Group invested €168m in social entrepreneurship; and enabled more than 230,000 people to benefit from financial education workshops.
The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI), the leading business-driven initiative supporting companies committed to improve working conditions in their global supply chains, is pleased to announce the programme of its upcoming BSCI Annual Conference 2014, which will take place on 13 November in Brussels.
Nationwide Building Society is two years into its five year citizenship strategy and strong progress has been made against the targets they set themselves.
Nominations for the 2016 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize are now being accepted. The closing date is 28 February 2015.
Home entertainment and communications company Sky has released its 2014 Seeing the bigger picture reporting. On the company website, Sky gives details of its initiatives and progress in building a better, more sustainable business, bringing its work to life through twitter, news articles, videos and blogs.
Royal Mail makes a major contribution to the UK’s social and economic infrastructure. As the designated provider of the Universal Service, it plays a vital role in connecting millions of customers, businesses, organisations and communities – including those in the most remote rural areas.
Today, Honey Care Africa (HCA) was announced as the overall winner of the 2014 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize during the global Creating Shared Value Forum, co-organised by Nestlé and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
“Changing Role of Business in Society” Thursday, 9 October 2014 9:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M. (CEST) Join the webcast!