Guidebook for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility by the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
As part of its efforts to promote business sustainability, the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (FCCS) recently launched a new publication, Guidebook for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, which is tailored for the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore.
The guidebook aims to inspire SMEs to engage in sustainability and to provide them with practical guidance and tips.
You can read online or download the free Guidebook for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility at the FCCS website.
The guidebook begins by explaining the rise of social and environmental expectations in Asia and Singapore, and introduces the concept of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR), including the new ISO 26000.
Next, the guidebook shares some of the drivers and benefits for SMEs that embrace sustainability and CSR, such as: Read more
The French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore engages its member companies to join hands for a more sustainable economy [Press Releases]
Singapore – 16 April 2012: 32 French and Singapore companies (annex A) came together to commit their businesses to sustainability practices by signing a “Sustainability Charter” on 13 April 2012.
This Charter initiated by the Sustainability Committee of the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (FCCS) is a commitment at local level to promote sustainability, share with other organisations and undertake projects in Singapore and in the region.
On 13 April, a panel of experts presented their views on “Engaging together for Sustainability: Green, inclusive and responsible economy”. More than 150 people participated to the launch event that gathered companies, entrepreneurs, representatives of government and NGOs. This forum aimed at presenting pathways of collaboration among business partners for a sustainable and responsible value chain and highlighting multi-stakeholders strategic partnerships in Asia towards green economy. Read more