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Hermes-OSR European conference - Craïova, RO - 6-7 July 2009

HERMESHermes-OSR 4th European conference.

Craïova, 6-7 July 2009, organised by the University of Craïova.

 

This conference will present the results in terms of the 4 training modules of the HERMES project as well as plans for the Hermes-OSR label development and future exploitation and dissemination perspectives:

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CSR at innovation conference

CSR seed to innovationThe ISPIM conference is a well world know conference and regrouped 430 participants coming from 45 countries at its last event in Vienna (Austria).

Hermes-OSR made a presentation under the innovation in Business Model key topic.

Out of the 4 key presentations of our workshop at the ISPIM conference on "innovation and business models" (200+ presentations which represent a selection rate of about 40% of the presented papers), we have been happily surprised to see that 2 papers were on CSR and its role and impact in innovation.

Attachments:
Download this file (Hermes-OSR_Presentation_ISPIM-full-page-v02.pdf)Hermes-OSR_Presentation_ISPIM-full-page-v02.pdf["From CSR to OSR: the HERMES-OSR experience", Presentation by MAC-Team and ESCEM at the ISPIM conference]152 kB
Download this file (Pres_Castiaux.pdf)Pres_Castiaux.pdf[CSR to foster innovation high-tech firms, by Annick Castiaux (University of Namur + Louvain School of Management)]362 kB

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Measuring entrepreneurship: a digest of indicators

Cover OCDE-EUROSTAT entrepreneurship indicatorsOver the past ten years, the OECD has addressed entrepreneurship issues in various analyses and reports. While these studies compiled relevant data to support specific research or policy tasks, no effort was made to establish an ongoing database of entrepreneurship across OECD countries.

Attachments:
Download this file (oecd-indicators-report.pdf)oecd-indicators-report.pdf[OECD - EUROSTAT, Entrepreneurship indicators report 2008]608 kB

Read more: Measuring entrepreneurship: a digest of indicators

Corporate Social Responsibility - Memo by the European Commission

The European Commision published a memo on CSR on the 16th of March 2009 dealing with the following questions:

ISPIM conference - The Future of Innovation

ISPIMISPIM XXth conference - The Future of Innovation - 21-24 June 2009, Vienna, Austria

+ a presentation paper by MAC-Team at the conference in the section on "Innovating Business models".

Attachments:
Download this file (9_ISPIM09_Conference_Flyer.pdf)ISPIM 2009 conference flyer[pdf: ISPIM 2009 conference flyer]91 kB
Download this file (9_ISPIM_2009_Call_for_papers.pdf)ISPIM 2009 conference call for papers[pdf - ISPIM 2009 conference call for papers]145 kB
Download this file (Hermes-OSR_Presentation_ISPIM-full-page-v01.pdf)pdf Slide of the HERMES-OSR presentation at ISPIM 2009[pdf of the slide presentation "From CSR to OSR, the Hermes-OSR project experience" presented at the ISPIM conference 2009 in Vienna]151 kB
Download this file (Hermes-OSR_Presentation_ISPIM-v01.pps)Slide 'ppt 97-2003) of the HERMES-OSR presentation at ISPIM 2009[pps slide presentation (format 97-2003) "From CSR to OSR, the Hermes-OSR project experience" presented at the ISPIM conference 2009 in Vienna]326 kB
Download this file (Hermes-OSR_Presentation_ISPIM-v01.ppsx)Slide 'ppt 2007) of the HERMES-OSR presentation at ISPIM 2009[ppsx slide presentation (format 2007) "From CSR to OSR, the Hermes-OSR project experience" presented at the ISPIM conference 2009 in Vienna]2685 kB
Download this file (ISPIM_abstract_OSR_HERMES_v02.pdf)Abstract of the HERMES-OSR presentation at ISPIM 2009[Abstract on "From CSR to OSR, the Hermes-OSR project experience" by Yves Boisselier, François Silva and Fabrice Mauléon]52 kB

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More eco-friendly products for a low carbon future

eco-designThe European Commission welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of its proposal to push ahead the shift towards a low-carbon economy. The legal framework has been enlarged to all energy related products. So far eco-design requirements were restricted to energy-using product, such as boilers, water heaters, computers, televisions or industrial fans.

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Video - Keeping Europe in Business

Keeping Europe in BusinessEuropeans now enjoy a prosperity impossible to imagine 50 years ago when the Common Market was first established. The work of keeping Europe in business has continued ever since. The European Commission is committed to creating more opportunities for enterprises and jobs for people.

Read more: Video - Keeping Europe in Business

Eurostat-OECD Manual on Business Demography Statistics

OECD-EUROSTAT - Business demography reportDemand for statistics on business demography has grown and developed considerably in recent years. Data on births and deaths of enterprises, their life expectancy and the important role they play in economic growth and productivity, as well as the information they provide for tackling social demographic issues, are increasingly requested by policy makers and analysts alike.

Attachments:
Download this file (ocde-eurostat-business-demography.pdf)ocde-eurostat-business-demography.pdf[OECD-EUROSTAT report on business demography]1068 kB

Read more: Eurostat-OECD Manual on Business Demography Statistics

Video - The Key to Innovation

The Key to InnovationThe Key to Innovation is the title of a 15-minute video documentary

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