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THE ESC ADOPTED AN OPINION ON THE CHALLENGES FOR CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

On November 27, 2015 Plenary Session of the Economic and Social Council unanimously adopted its own-initiative opinion on "Corporate Social Responsibility - achievements and challenges". With this opinion, the ESC builds his views and positions on the topic expressed in several acts adopted over the years.Rapporteurs for the opinion Vesselin Mitov, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Social Policy of the ESC and Milena Angelova, a member of the same committee, presented the main points of the document. They stressed the contribution of the experts for its quality and completeness.

Rapporteurs also noted that all constructive suggestions made during the consultation on the draft opinion by the representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, academia and other organizations are reflected in the proposed version of the document.

Once adopted opinion ESC members discussed the possibility to organize a public discussion on which to invite all interested parties.

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is the “bridge” between citizens and the national government. Its mission is to support such “bridging” so as to facilitate the communication between the society and the national government. It is the new and modern institution of the civil dialogue.

The ESC's mission is to promote civil society organisations access to and involvement in the process of decision-making on strategic economic and social issues.

The main goal of ESC's operation is to enable different representatives of organised civil society to feel free to state their views whereas unanimity on matters of common interest is encouraged. The Council expresses and protects civil society interests by communicating agreed statements and proposals submitted by its members to the executive and legislative authorities.

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