CECIMO magazine – DESIGN-MTS : A multi-stakeholder CSR platform in the machine tool sector
At the level of public policy, the European Commission (EC) is a leader in the promotion of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and this role is increasing in importance. The socially responsible behaviour of companies is considered as an important value of the European Union.CSR is seen by the EC as the process of integrating ethical, social, environmental concerns as well as consumer and human rights into business strategies and operations, in close cooperation with stakeholders. The EC approach to CSR is not prescriptive: it rather encourages the application of good practices and supports companies to adhere to major CSR guidelines and to create shared value both for themselves and the society at large.
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