Saturday, 19 May 2007

Corporate Social Responsibility in Action in Bulgaria

Corporate Social Responsibility in Action in Bulgaria

Pain d’Or - Industrial bakery products • Supports the National HIV/AIDS campaign through its products• Supports local community by investing in roads and infrastructure• Makes regular product donations to orphanages• Conducts yearly social events for underprivileged children• Received first Global Compact Best Practice award
Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum - BBLF - Business Association• Launched career advise project for young graduates• Promotes ethical business through its Business Ethics Standard• Rewards companies practicing Corporate Social Responsibility• Encourages members to take active part in Social action and development• Communicates best corporate social practices of companies
M3 Communications Group - Professional PR Services Company• Sponsors and supports Maxim Gorki school in Stoikite - sponsor of Language classes • Charitable contributions to Youth, elderly and people in need in Bulgaria • Raised over 250 000 BGN with charitable football matches allocated entirely to social causes• Supports children, physically disabled youth and social causes in Bulgaria • Media support to charitable endeavours and companies promoting Corporate Social Responsibility in Bulgaria
TNT Bulgaria - Logistics and distribution Bulgaria - Part of the Global TNT Dutch international group• Implemented a Health and Safety Management System for all employees • Participates in career advice projects, and provides training to staff • Supports orphans in the local community and in the village of Krushuna• Equal opportunities for staff at all levels (Investor in People Award - 2001)• Environment initiatives and recycling of packaging and paper wasteAwarded for their support in providing employment to underprivileged youths and their engagement in their local community.
Vidima - Sanitary fittings - international manufacturer - Partly owned by American Standards Companies• Established language centre, computer literacy for youths• Technical school and education• Support of AUBG (internships, scholarships, hardware donations)• Children art centre (sponsoring of creative workshops, music fine arts for adolescents)• Sponsoring of arts exhibitions.Awarded for their contributions to youth education and development.
Macropharm - Pharmaceutical distributor - Bulgarian owned company• Support to national Anti AIDS campaign by disseminating information • Trained all employees on HV/AIDS prevention and sharing of information• Supports orphanages and homes for the disabled• Provides training and learning opportunities for its staffAwarded for their support in the national HIV/AIDS campaign
Balkanpharma - Pharmaceutical company - Fully owned by Pharmaco, listed Icelandic Pharmaceutical• For the last two years have been supporting the children centre Olga Stoyanova• Developed an educational programme for schools within the regions of Dupnitsa, Troyan, Razgrad• Regular product, food and book donations• Sponsoring of BBLF Business Master Classes• Participation in charity initiativesAwarded for their contributions to their local communities and youth education
Radisson SAS Grand Hotel - Part of global Radisson Hotels & Resorts with US headquarters.• Support social homes for mentally ill children • Strong environment policy • Support of orphanagesAwarded for their strong environment policy and their support to mentally disabled children.
Danone - Diary product manufacturer - Part of the Global Danone French Group• Food donations to homes and orphanages throughout country• Offers first- time employment to university graduates• Provides traineeship for underprivileged children• Gives small grants to farmers and milk producers for upgrade of facility• Leads Eco Pack and environmental friendly packaging initiative in BulgariaAwarded for their strong support of the traineeship programme.
Bulgarian Charities Aid Foundation – Charity Non-governmental Organisation• Support medical treatment for children and charitable NGOs • Promotes and raises awareness on environmental issues and projects • Supports the elderly, poor, disabled and children in institutions • Leaf by Leaf campaign - paper recycling campaign
Sofiyska Voda – Water utilities Sofia municipality - Major shareholder UK's United Utilities (75%), 25 % Sofia municipality• School education project on environment (producing of publications) • Water day, educating children about water as a valuable resource • Special service access conditions for underprivileged communities in Bulgaria and employment of Roma people for monitoring of payments and infrastructureAwarded for their engagement in environment and education projects.


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Green Paper Promoting a European framework for Corporate Social Responsibility

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