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EPP Group Hearing on Redefining Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS)

Responsible Business Behaviour and Sustainable Growth
01.10.2012 - 16:00
- 01.10.2012 - 19:00
Last Updated: 22.01.2013 - 16:42
Room ASP 3E2, European Parliament, Brussels
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Introductory remarks
Speakers
Raffaele BALDASSARRE, CSR Rapporteur for the Legal Affairs Committee of the EP
16:05
Panel I: Redefining CSR - the meaning of the strategy for businesses and society
Speakers
Susan BIRD, Policy Coordinator, CSR Expert, Directorate C, DG Employment, European Commission
Thomas DODD, CSR Policy Advisor, Directorate F, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission
16:20
Panel II: Assessing CSR - business methods and practices
Speakers
Marina MIGLIORATO, Head of CSR, ENEL Group
Paul DE CLERCK, Friends of the Earth Europe, Board Member of the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)
Ursula MATHAR, Head of Corporate Sustainability, BMW Group
16:50
Interventions from the audience
17:20
Panel III: Regulating CSR - how to ensure transparency and adequate disclosure?
Speakers
Didier MILLEROT, Head of Unit, Directorate F3, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission
Susanne STORMER, Vice-President Corporate Sustainability, Novo Nordisk
Rebekah SMITH, Senior Advisor, BusinessEurope
17:50
Panel IV: Promoting CSR - how to encourage SMEs to engage in CSR?
Speakers
Luc HENDRICKX, Enterprise Policy Director, European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME)
Heinz WERNER, Founder and Partner of Heinz Werner GmbH, Eurocommerce
Lorenzo AMOR, President, Spanish Federation of Self-Employed Workers
18:20
Interventions from the audience
18:40
Panel V: Improving CSR - bringing together societal changes and business strategies
Speakers
Patrick ITSCHERT, Deputy General Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation
Stefan CRETS, Executive Director, CSR Europe
Concluding remarks
Speakers
Raffaele BALDASSARRE, CSR Rapporteur for the Legal Affairs Committee of the EP

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