Corporate responsibility or strategy?
Some scandals make us question the usefulness of corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies, but should we dismiss these altogether or rather integrate it into the corporate strategy? Volkswagen (VW) is under fire for rigging official car pollution tests, which enabled the company to hide the fact that their diesel cars produce pollution above the legal limit in the EU. Aside the clear ethical, environmental and legal implications that arise with this scandal, another p
News: EC presents reviewed Circular Economy Package
On 3 December, in a bid to help businesses and citizens to make the transition to a more “circular economy” where as little as possible is wasted, the European Commission presented the Circular Economy Action Plan. Despite being branded as less ambitious than its predecessor, the plan focuses on “closing the loop” of product the lifecycle, from production and consumption to waste management, through greater recycling and re-use. The main actions outlined in the Action Plan in