On July 14, 2021, SGI Europe – the European association representing employers and companies providing public services and services of general interest, regardless of their ownership and status – announced the start of the new next edition of its initiative “CSR mark of SGI Europe And invites all interested to participate in it.

As in previous years, participants will have the opportunity to assess the level of compliance of their organization with the agreed international norms on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Moreover, this year’s edition sets itself the ambitious goal of bringing together and attesting to the tremendous contribution of SGI Europe members and partners in supporting citizens, businesses and territories affected by the COVID crisis, demonstrating their responsible behavior and involvement in reconstruction efforts to build greater sustainable society.

The ability to detect and work with sustainability data will be a key element in ensuring future funding and success in a legislative framework in which major changes are expected. For this reason, in this issue, the CSR SGI Europe logo will offer campaign participants a special training event that will provide basic knowledge of the EU Taxonomy Regulation – designed to become one of the most important tools. of sustainable development policy.

Corporate social responsibility has undoubtedly changed in recent years. Therefore, the award ceremony in Paris in February 2022 will mark the beginning of a new generation of SGI Europe CSR. The organizers are committed to creating a new learning framework to support SGI Europe members and partners in integrating and enhancing their actions to achieve environmental and social sustainability.

All the necessary information for participation, including the self-assessment tool (translated into 8 languages), is now available on the website and will remain there until October 14, 2021. The application and verification of compliance with CSR standards is carried out in a few steps. For further clarification or questions, you can contact Stefan Enika at

SGI Europe (known until December 2020 as CEEP – The European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public services) is a European association representing companies providing services of general interest, regardless of their ownership or status. It is one of the three cross-sectoral social partners at European level, recognized as employers’ associations by the European Commission. The Organization and its General Secretariat in Brussels represent the interests of their members in the European Social Dialogue before the European institutions.

Through contacts with institutions such as the European Parliament, the Economic and Social Committee, the European Committee of the Regions and the European Commission, SGI Europe consults on draft regulations, directives and other legislation of interest to members, sends representatives and observers to committees and advisory bodies. bodies of the European institutions, and thus be able to inform its members about the latest developments at European level. SGI Europe members, in turn, share national experiences and best practices and get involved when SGI Europe participates in the European consultation process to set out their views.

One of SGI Europe’s vice presidents is Dr. Milena Angelova, Secretary General of Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA).