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Organizations in Norway

  • Centre for Ethics and Economy
  • Centre for Ethics and Leadership
  • Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise
  • Gjensidige Forsikring
  • KLP Insurance
  • Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
  • Leif Höegh & Co
  • Norsk Hydro ASA
  • Norske Skog
  • Norske Skogindustrier ASA
  • Norwegian Shipowners’ Association
  • Orkla ASA
  • Plan Norway
  • Statkraft
  • Storebrand
  • Telenor
  • Wallenius Wilhemsen Logistics
  • Yara International ASA

  • Centre for Ethics and Economy

    Centre for Ethics and Leadership

    Norske Skog



    CSR NEWS: Norway

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:47:00 +0000
    Why diversity quotas in the boardroom may be a good idea

    Today we feature a guest post from our colleague over in the law school, Aaron A. Dhir, who is an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School. Aaron's book on boardroom diversity is out next month and it is causing quite a stir. So we asked […]
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:39:26 +0000
    Arbeitsschutz – Mit Filmen Bewusstsein schaffen

    In Deutschland wurden im vergangenen Jahr fast 875.000 meldepflichtige Arbeitsunfälle registriert. Davon endeten 455 tödlich. Was auf den ersten Blick viel erscheint, ist auf den zweiten Blick eine Errungenschaft. Noch zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts lag die Zahl der tödlichen Arbeitsunfälle bei rund 10.000 pro Jahr. Zahlreiche Vorschriften machten dies möglich, aber auch Sensibilisierung für die Gefahren der Arbeitswelt. Filme können dabei helfen – die Besten wurden nun prämiert.
    Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:01:28 +0000
    Farmlachsindustrie setzt stärker auf Nachhaltigkeit statt Wettbewerb

    Boston (csr-news) > Auf der Seafood Expo North America in Boston werden die Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), der World Wildlife Fund (WWF), die Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) der Vereinten Nationen (UN) und die Rabobank zum ersten Mal in den USA ihre Kräfte vereinen, um der Ă–ffentlichkeit zu demonstrieren, wie die globale Farmlachsindustrie eine nachhaltige […]
    Wed, 11 Jul 2012 11:39:00 +0000
    Are Americans working too much?

    With many people currently enjoying or looking forward to their summer holidays it is sobering to consider some of the differences in expectation that workers in different countries will have about how much paid time off they can enjoy. Statutory minim...
    Thu, 29 Mar 2012 19:22:40 +0000
    Business to Take a Stand on Sustainability at Crucial Lead-in to Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro 15-19 June

    (New York) – Just before presidents and prime ministers meet in Rio de Janeiro in June to agree on a way forward for sustainable development, chief executives and government-corporate partnership teams will be clearing a text on the private sector role in helping to save the planet from unsustainable and ultimately self-destructive practices. With many governments […]
    Tue, 20 Mar 2012 21:06:46 +0000
    Investors Representing US$3 Trillion Show Support for the Global Compact, While Stepping up Pressure on Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    (London) – A coalition of global investors from 12 countries managing over US$3 trillion of assets today added its voice to increasing calls for better corporate reporting on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) activities. The coalition of investors, all signatories to the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment, is writing to 118 UN Global Compact […]
    Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:47:32 +0000
    Schwarzenegger: Time for a New Breed of Action Heroes

    (Geneva) – The former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announces today that he will serve as Honorary Chair for the Sustainia Award alongside EU Commissioner Connie Hedeggard, IPPC Chairman Dr. Rajenda K. Pachauri and former Prime Minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland. The Award is part of a new initiative to develop the world’s first realistic model […]
    Thu, 01 Dec 2011 03:53:39 +0000
    Global Compact Launches Local Network in Azerbaijan

    (Baku) – The Global Compact Network Azerbaijan was launched in Baku today. The launch event, organized by UNDP Azerbaijan and supported by Statoil, was attended by representatives from businesses, civil society, business associations and academia. During the opening ceremony Erlinq Sonsberq, Ambassador of Norway to Azerbaijan, discussed his country’s commitment to the Global Compact and […]
    Wed, 24 Nov 2010 17:50:38 +0000
    Global Compact Board Deliberates Strategy, Integrity Measures

    (New York) – Today, the Global Compact Board convened at UN Headquarters for for its third meeting in 2010. Topics covered included the 2011 – 2013 Global Compact strategy, integrity measures and the Foundation for the Global Compact. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, as the Board’s chair, addressed the meeting, stressing that the Global Compact is […]
    Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:06:06 +0000
    UN Global Compact and BSR Launch Project on Supply Chain Sustainability

    (Oslo) – The United Nations Global Compact and BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) have launched a joint project to develop strategic guidance materials for business on the implementation of the Ten Principles in supply chain programmes and operations. This work was officially kicked off at a first meeting of the new Global Compact Advisory Group […]
    Thu, 24 Dec 2009 10:41:01 +0000
    India Releases Voluntary Guidelines on Corporate Governance and Responsibility

    (New Delhi) – Today the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in India released a set of voluntary guidelines on Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility. Released at the conclusion of the first-ever India Corporate Week, the guidelines incorporate all Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact. Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of Corporate Affairs, presided over […]
    Sat, 12 Dec 2009 16:37:24 +0000
    Business Leaders are Key to Solving the Climate Crisis

    (Copenhagen) – Hosted by the Global Compact and the Copenhagen Climate Council, over 300 representatives from business, civil society and international organizations met at the historic Kronborg Castle today to discuss the business role in achieving a fair, balanced and ambitious global climate treaty. Meeting on the occasion of the critical UN Climate Change Conference […]
    Wed, 19 Aug 2009 23:00:00 +0000
    Norway fund launches campaign to pressure 1100 companies on water risks

    The €276bn Norwegian Government Pension Fund is to begin pressuring more than a thousand companies in sectors with high water-related risks to report on their responses to the issue so that it can assess potential future downside to its investments, Responsible Investor reports. Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), which runs the Norwegian fund’s assets, said it had holdings in about 1100 companies with a combined market value of €33bn where it believes good water risk management could be critical to future performance… read more
    Thu, 02 Jul 2009 08:04:51 +0000
    Norway Issues White Paper on Corporate Social Responsibility

    Oslo – Corporate Social Responsibility in a Global Economy, a new paper issued by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs aims at raising awareness about social responsibility in both the private and the public sectors and at strengthening the CSR commitments of Norwegian companies. The paper was … [visit site to read more]
    Tue, 18 Nov 2008 17:27:25 +0000
    CSR’s Midas Touch

    Buried Treasure: Discovering and Implementing the Value of Corporate Social Responsibility By Caleb Wall (Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing, 2008) A review by William C. Frederick, November 2008 This book speaks directly to the business mind—and refreshingly so. It is all about actions that benefit the business firm. It places the profit function front and center […]
    Mon, 01 Oct 2007 01:20:00 +0000
    New Issue of Business Ethics: A European Review (vol. 16, number 4)

    The recent issue of Business Ethics: A European Review (volume 16, number 4) contains: Do corporate codes of ethics reflect issues of societal transformation? Western German and Slovak companies compared, by Winkler, I. and Remiñov, A. , in: Business Ethics: A European Review, volume 16, number 4, pages 419-431, 2007. That’s not what happened … […]
    Fri, 27 Jul 2007 15:03:49 +0000

    6th ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF BUSINESS IN SOCIETY (EABIS) “The Emerging Global Governance Paradigm: The Role of Business and Its Implications for Companies, Stakeholders and Society” 20 & 21 September, 2007 – Barcelona, Spain Dear Colleagues and Friends, EABIS’ 6th Annual Colloquium is shaping up to be one of the most significant […]

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