Social Dialogue and CSR in the Sugar Sector

The EU Beet Sugar Sustainability Partnership (EU BSSP)

‘Making the sugar world a better place’ – The EU Sugar Industry CSR Report 2015 is now available (March 2016)


EU Beet Sugar Sustainability Partnership

EU Sugar Sector Socio-demographic Analysis

The European social dialogue in the sugar industry has been based on exchange of views and concerted action on all subjects of common interest. Since 1998 the European social partners have signed about 12 joint positions on social and economic matters. In February 2003 they took a further step forward by launching a Code of Conduct on Corporate Social Responsibility, which came into force on 1st January 2004.

In May 2004, a brochure on the “Corporate Social Responsibility and social dialogue in the European Sugar Industry, prefaced by Odile QUINTIN, Director-General of Directorate for Employment and Social Affairs at the European Commission, was published.
Brochure: Introduction to the social dialogue in the EU sugar sector.