National CSR marketplaces

Hungary, 2011

Hungary, 2011

The second Hungarian marketplace organized by KÖVET is held on June 2nd, 2011
in Budapest. For more details on the event and the call for proposals, please go to
CSR MarketPlace 2011.

Poland, 2010

Poland, 2010

The CSR MarketPlace organised by Responsible Business Forum in Warsaw, Poland, is a unique opportunity for companies to present their engagement in CSR activities. The event will feature several initiatives that companies implement in the domain of workplace, marketplace, community, and natural environment.

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Turkey, 2010

Turkey, 2010

CSR Turkey is pleased to host the second Turkish CSR MarketPlace on 15 October 2010 in Istanbul. The first Turkish CSR Marketplace was held in 2009 under the EU Civil Society Dialog Program as a final activity in Accelerating CSR in Turkey Project in partnership with CSR Europe.

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Spain, 2010

Spain, 2010

The CSR Marketplace, an event organised by Forética, is an innovative forum to share solutions to business challenges in an informal, exchange-driven and creative environment. The participants can be both "Givers" and "Takers". "Givers" share their successful CSR solutions at the MarketPlace and show how their company has tackled a particular CSR challenge, whereas "Takers" shop around at the MarketPlace.

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Slovakia, 2010

Slovakia, 2010

The Pontis Foundation and the Business Leaders Forum organized the VII. Annual Conference on Corporate Responsibility and the III. Marketplace of CSR solutions in May, 2010, in Bratislava, Slovakia. The focus of the conference was dedicated to sustainable business performance in the aftermath of economic change and concrete examples of best practices to address the pressing societal challenges of our time.

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Turkey, 2009

Turkey, 2009

The first Turkish MarketPlace on CSR will be held on 23 October 2009 at the Kadir Has University in Istanbul. The event is organised by CSR Turkey in partnership with CSR Europe under the EU co-funded project titled "Accelerating CSR in Turkey". Based on CSR Europe's MarketPlace concept, the event will be a unique opportunity to see what companies, big and small, are doing around CSR in Turkey.

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Portugal, 2009

Portugal, 2009

The second Portugal Marketplace was held in February, 2009.

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Hungary, 2009

Hungary, 2009

KÖVET Association organized the first Hungarian CSR MarketPlace in May, 2009 at Millenáris, Budapest. See photos of the event and read more about the exhibitors and the companies awarded at CSR MarketPlace 2009.

Greece, 2008

Greek MarketPlace 2008, Thessaloniki, Greece

In June 2008, the Hellenic Network for CSR organised, together with the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece, its second Greek MarketPlace. The exhibition presenting CSR practices from 21 companies took place in one of the most popular squares of the city to allow the general public, in addition to the business representatives, to participate. Despite the rainy weather, more than 1.500 people visited the exhibition. The Conference part of the event took place in an auditorium next to the square and was attended by more than 200 business executives. Main speakers were the Greek Minister of Development, the Minister of Northern Greece, the Mayor of Thessaloniki, the Presidents of the HNCSR and of the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece and other business executives.

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Spain, 2008

Spanish MarketPlace 2008, Madrid, Spain

Foretica organised their Second Spanish MarketPlace on CSR on 9 October, 2008. Over 300 participants attended the event. CSR Europe participated in the MarketPlace through a stand presenting its CSR Laboratory initiatives. The winning company CSR solution, "Corazones Menudos" ("small hearts") was presented by NH Hotels.

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Poland, 2008

Polish MarketPlace 2008, Warsaw, Poland

Responsible Business Forum Poland organised, on 29 October, their Polish MarketPlace as part of the Responsible Business Forum 2008 - the most important CSR event in Poland. The event was addressed both to companies who wanted to present their CSR activities and best practices and those looking for inspiration to implement CSR ideas and values into their businesses.

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Nordic MarketPlace, 2007

Nordic MarketPlace 2007, Stockholm, Sweden

One of the objectives of the Nordic MarketPlace organised in Sweden was to give inspiration to the movement for corporate responsibility in the region. Around 30 different companies contributed with a presentation of their CSR solutions. In addition, 150 business executives, opinion leaders and CSR directors from prominent corporations were also present at the event. The Nordic MarketPlace was a forum to inspire and be inspired, discuss new opportunities and witness a number of concrete hands-on activities.

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Portugal, 2007

Portuguese MarketPlace 2007, Lisbon, Portugal

On 20 September, 2007, the first Portuguese MarketPlace on CSR took place in Lisbon with more than 200 participants attending the event. Held in the Mercado da Ribeira em Lisboa, this event had a 'real' market flair, adding elements of originality and conviviality to the ambiance. Among the company participants were IBM Portugal, Delta Cafes, Banco Spirito Santo, Vedior and Millennium bcp.

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Greece, 2007

Greek MarketPlace 2007, Athens, Greece

On 30 May, the Hellenic Network for CSR organized the first ever Greek MarketPlace in Athens with the title "Doing Business Responsibly '07 - Values and Practices of Responsible Entrepreneurship". More than 200 business managers, SMEs, academics, NGO representatives and university students were are among the visitors. Around 50 CSR solutions were presented. The Greek Minister of National Economy and Economics and the Mayor of Athens were among the speakers.

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Spain, 2007

Spanish MarketPlace 2007, Madrid, Spain

2007 marked the first Spanish MarketPlace, with over 300 participants. Under the theme of textiles, CSR practitioners and other stakeholders had the opportunity to share and learn about the current trends in CSR practices. Kerstin Born, the executive director of CSR Europe, participated in the opening ceremony of the event along with Foretica's president, José Maria Velasco from Unión Fenosa and Thomas Dodd from the European Commission. The winning solution, "La cuenta cívica" (the civic account), was presented by Caja Navarra.

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