JOINT CEC/EUROCADRES PRESS RELEASE
Read here the joint CEC/Eurocadres press release on the recent meeting of the Liaison committee
CEC PRESS RELEASE
Read here the CEC Press release to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the signature of the Treaty of Elysée
A renewed EU 2011-2014 for Corporate Social Responibility
The CEC welcomes the Communication of the European Commission relaunching the uptake of responsible business conducts. This strategy is based on a new definition of CSR as "the responsibility of enterprises for their impacts on society".
The CEC considers enterprises as one of the pillars of society having a large responsibility for fostering economic growth. This responsibility includes a contribution to the social, economic, sustainable and cultural development of the community in which they operate.
New Team at the CEC
On Wednesday 23 May 2012, the CEC held its triennial Congress in Berlin, Germany. A new President was unanimously elected: Mrs Annika ELIAS from Ledarna Sweden. The other members of the team are Mr Luigi CAPRIOGLIO as Secretary General, Mr Ludger RAMME as Deputy Secretary General, Mr Juan ZURIARRAIN as Treasurer.
Gender imbalance in corporate boards
The European Commission is considering a legislative measure to improve the gender balance in corporate boardrooms. The CEC welcomes this initiative and has submitted a contribution to the public consultation. Imbalance between men and women cannot be fixed without common national or European binding objectives in respect with cultural specificities of the Member States.
CEC Opinion Paper on Restructuring
In its green paper « Restructuring and anticipation of change: what lessons from recent experience? », the Commission tackles a question which is as important for companies as for workers.The CEC is fully aware of the negative effects that restructuring can have on workers and is favourable to a better anticipation and monitoring of these changes.
CEC Database: comparing the different employment contracts of managers throughout Europe
To answer the needs of managers, who are becomingmore and more mobile, CEC has created the first comprehensive database comparing the legal framework for employment contracts of managers in the different European countries.