The European Commission presented a new strategy for corporate social responsbility (CSR) on 25 October 2011, drafting an action program for the 2011-2014 period. In this document CSR is defined as “the responsibility of enterprises for their impacts on society”. Issuing the strategy, the European Commission also announced a legislative proposal for regulation on the transparency of social and environmental information supplied by businesses across all sectors, which was launched in 2013.
Industry sectors covered by the instrument
Organizations covered by the instrument
Type of instrument
Mandatory or voluntary
The geographical scope
International/regional (eg. EU)