CSR in Panama
MarieCécile Schouwenaar
MVO Nederland
What is CSR?
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is
taking responsibility for every effect the
company's decisions have ...
Why do we care?
Climate Change
Scarcity
Poverty alleviation
Transparency
Biodiversity
Social inequality
What is CSR Netherlands?
* Knowledge centre
Knowledge & learning
Business Network
Accelerating and up scaling of sustainable trade in
mainstream commodity markets
1. Coalitions of companies, governments a...
What are we here for?
* Helping MICI with building a sustainable strategy on CSR
* Working with Dutch companies on CSR in ...
CSR in Panama
• Fresh Start, Political agenda
• Highly developed international field of knowledge
• Presence of Multinatio...
What can (Dutch) companies do?
• Local laws + OECD Guidelines
• Join the networks!
• Prioritizing CSR Topics
• Integrate t...
• Supply Chain responsibility
• Footprint-, energy- & CO2 reduction
• Social innovation (leadership & HR)
• Sustainable in...
• Supply Chain responsibility
• Footprint-, energy- & CO2 reduction
• Social innovation (leadership & HR)
• Sustainable in...
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  1. 1. CSR in Panama MarieCécile Schouwenaar MVO Nederland
  2. 2. What is CSR? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is taking responsibility for every effect the company's decisions have on people, environment and society. - New market opportunities - Growth - Creating value for people, society and environment.
  3. 3. Why do we care? Climate Change Scarcity Poverty alleviation Transparency Biodiversity Social inequality
  4. 4. What is CSR Netherlands? * Knowledge centre Knowledge & learning Business Network
  5. 5. Accelerating and up scaling of sustainable trade in mainstream commodity markets 1. Coalitions of companies, governments and NGO’s • Learning from best practices from other sectors • Engage other stakeholders and financers
  6. 6. What are we here for? * Helping MICI with building a sustainable strategy on CSR * Working with Dutch companies on CSR in Panama * Working together with SumaRSE * Building a guide 'Doing sustainable business in Panama' ...
  7. 7. CSR in Panama • Fresh Start, Political agenda • Highly developed international field of knowledge • Presence of Multinationals • Incentives by Law 41 2007 • Build a sustainable CSR policy • Strong networking society • The new ISO26000 guideline
  8. 8. What can (Dutch) companies do? • Local laws + OECD Guidelines • Join the networks! • Prioritizing CSR Topics • Integrate topics into business case • Act • Report (GRI)
  9. 9. • Supply Chain responsibility • Footprint-, energy- & CO2 reduction • Social innovation (leadership & HR) • Sustainable innovation (C2C/energy/...) • New worldwide coalitions • Transparency, communication • Social networks and consumer power Trends for 2011+
  10. 10. • Supply Chain responsibility • Footprint-, energy- & CO2 reduction • Social innovation (leadership & HR) • Sustainable innovation (C2C/energy/...) • New worldwide coalitions • Transparency, communication • Social networks and consumer power Trends for 2011+

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