The policy about CSR in the EU has steered towards the goal of sustainability. The European Commission and key actors in the promotion of an ethical economy have come to understand that the challenges ahead require going beyond the idea of corporate responsibilities as stakeholder management, not to mention mere philanthropy. The EU has launched the project of a Green Deal and made it its number one priority.
Date: May 7th, 2021
There are several mechanisms that enforce companies to refrain from unethical behaviour. Each mechanism creates certain incentives that benefit the company, when the rule is followed, then when it is broken.
The European Business Ethics Network supports initiatives at cross-European, National and regional levels. We have 18 National Networks established in several countries.