Call for proposals - European Multistakeholder platforms on corporate social responsibility in relevant business sectors 41/G/ENT/CIP/12/E/N02S001 Closed!


The overall objective of this call is to encourage and enable more European enterprises of the respective business sector across the EU to take a strategic approach to corporate social responsibility in cooperation with relevant stakeholders.

The specific objectives of this initiative are to:

  • provide an opportunity for enterprises and other stakeholders to identify and discuss constructively
  • the current and future CSR-related challenges facing individual business sectors;
  • facilitate the adoption of sector wide joint commitments to address those challenges, and of monitoring tools to evaluate progress;
  • encourage a much larger number of enterprises to take a strategic approach to social responsibility in close cooperation with their stakeholders;
  • give greater visibility to the CSR activities of enterprises.


The grants will be to organisations to build up, support and coordinate a multistakeholder CSR platform in a relevant business sector. Possible activities and outputs could include:

  • Identify main challenges of respective business sector
  • Develop solution strategies
  • Support and consultation
  • Publicly available set of commitments by enterprises and stakeholders
  • Monitoring tools for joint evaluation of progress

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,60 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 14 September 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche 41/G/ENT/CIP/12/E/N02S001 (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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