Corporate Social Responsibility
EPSU has co-signed an appeal of 88 organisations which demands the European Commission introduce new corporate accountability legislation requiring companies to respect human rights and the environment in their global value chains and operations.
Trade unions set up global union network in German multinational Fresenius active in care and renal dialysis
The German company Fresenius active across the global in care, renal dialysis and medical products is quickly building a reputation of a company that does not respect its workers.
In an open letter, which has received the support of 600 organisations from more than 90 countries plus European and international organisations, EPSU calls on governments and the EU to take action to prevent the wave of ISDS cases that put at risk an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
(April 2017) The International Labour Organisation has issued new guidelines for multinational enterprises. The revision has added to the longstanding ILO declaration by adding principles addressing specific decent work issues related to social security, forced labour, transition from the informal to the formal economy, wages, access to remedy and compensation of victims. The principles have been agreed with employers, trade unions and governments and set out responsibilities for public authorities.
(18 January 2012) Electricity companies that wish to achieve a positive evaluation regarding their Corporate Social Responsibility Policies will have to report in accordance with the socalled Electricity Utility Sector
Electricity social partners consider skill council, training, CSR, and internal market electricity and gas
(20 November 2012) Training was the main issue. The unions and employers considered the [follow up of their conference->art8856] on the Future of Jobs and Skills in the European electricity
(25 March 2013) The European social partners in the electricity sector continued their work on a number of burning issues and concluded with agreements. The social partners [adopted three texts->art9367]