New core subjects and issues of social responsibility

The seven core subjects and issues of social responsibility which are expected to be introduced by ISO 26000 standard in 1 November 2010 Core subject: Organizational governance Organizational governance is the system by which an organization makes and implements decisions in pursuit of its objectives. in the context of social responsibility, organizational governance is both a core subject on which organizations should…
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November 1, 2010
Land

GMOs and the Precautionary Principle

Where are we now and where are we headed? Seminar promoted by LUFPIG and Euroactiv.com European Parliament, 11 May 2010 The aim of this seminar was to raise a number of questions relating to this controversial issue.  The event brought  together firstly experts from the farmers organizations, the retailers and the feedstuffs industry. The second panel presented the viewpoint of environmentalists, the European Food…
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May 10, 2010
Land

GMF of the US

In the Spring of 2010 Paulo Casaca was invited to contribute to the debate of the future of the Common Agricultural Policy. He argued for a major reform of the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy. The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is a non-partisan American public policy and grantmaking institution dedicated to promoting better understanding and cooperation between North America and Europe…
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February 11, 2010
Energy

Renewable Energy Events promoted by Paulo Casaca

Paulo Casaca, while MEP, supported and participated in the organization of the event "Transatlantic Conference on Renewable Energy", held in Terceira Island, Azores, by December 2006. The event was attended by several personalities, from politicians, academics, journalists, members of institutions and NGO’s, among others. This initiative resulted in the signing of the North-Atlantic Declaration of Support for Renewable Energies Meeting…
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December 4, 2009
Renewable Energy

Other Renewable Energy Events promoted by Paulo Casaca

As a MEP for a region so rich in alternative energies such as the Azores, Paulo Casaca was responsible for several other initiatives related to renewable energies, among which we highlight the following: Seminar THE AZORES AND THE EUROPEAN POLICIES FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY  Ponta Delgada, 2003 With the presence of José Manuel Monteiro da Silva, President of EDA, Eryl McNally, Spokeswoman…
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November 27, 2008
Energy

Great Potential for Solar

International Energy Agency sees great potential for solar, providing up to a quarter of world electricity by 2050 Solar electricity could represent up to 20% to 25% of global electricity production by 2050. This important finding emerges from two new analyses by the International Energy Agency (IEA): the solar Photovoltaic (PV) and Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) roadmaps, launched 11 May 2010 in Valencia/Spain,…
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November 26, 2008