Summary for previous awarded applicants 2018

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There is a special light procedure for companies that have already been awarded.  This procedure, detailed below, applies to companies that have been awarded in 2016 only

1. Evaluation by external experts. 

The methodology of the CEEP-CSR Label was updated for the 2017 – 2018 evaluation process in order to streamline the work and ensure the benchmarking of applying companies. Please provide the documents for evaluation in Dutch, English, French, German or Italian. For other languages, please contact your contact point for the special conditions and potential translation costs.

The companies wishing to renew the Label for 2018 are asked to provide the following information:

A. Explanation of the latest changes in terms of CSR

Please explain, in a short document, the main changes in terms of CSR in your company since you have received the Label.

Please use Annex 6

B. Answer the benchmark questions

Applicants need to provide answers for four benchmark questions. The questions are related to CEEP priorities of 2018 and are listed below.
Please use Annex 3

CEEP priority Question
Investment Does your organisation/company foster new investments at the local level? If yes, please give example(s) of recent investment practices while precising its scale
Digitalisation Has your organisation/company been internally adapting its management models to the digital transformation? If yes, please give example(s) of recent solutions set up to integrate ICT tools in your daily activities or to ensure the provision of affordable and accessible digitalised public services
Transition education-world of work Has your organisation/company set measures combining on-the-job training with academic instruction to facilitate the transition from education into work? If yes, please give example(s) of effective means (apprenticeships, internships, work-based learning…) put in place to improve the transition between both worlds.)
Integration of refugees in the labour market Is your organisation/company playing an active role in the promotion and support of the integration of refugees into work (inclusion activities such as language training, administrative help…)? If yes, please give example(s) of such practices.
D. Provide Best Practice

Companies will prepare a “Best Practice’ Document” to share what the company considers as one of its best achievement in terms of CSR. The best practice should be somehow related to one of the 4 CEEP priorities mentioned above.
Please use Annex 4.

E. Describe the CSR reputation of the company

Provide a short overview of your CSR related achievements or activities which are published in the news. This means that you provide us news topics (national and international) you were involved in and that influenced your reputation and image (good or bad). This is used as background information by the experts and awarding committee.
Please use Annex 5

3. Selection by the awarding committee

Based on the result of the self-assessment and the result of the evaluation, the external experts inform the awarding committee about which companies will receive the Label and which of them should be awarded for their “best practice” with merit.
The external experts produce an individual report with suggestions for improvement for each company.



Deadline to undertake the self-assessment tool online: 25 May 2018

Deadline to send additional information for evaluation by the external experts: 29 June 2018

Awarding Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden: 11 December 2018