INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS to THE UNITED NATIONS (UN) AND COOPERATION with CSR-Dialogue Forum

The partnership and close cooperation between the Austrian Center for Sustainability and the CSR-Dialogue Forum, which is accredited and in the consultative status of the United Nations (UN), promotes international relations and strengthens cooperation and projects to promote sustainable development in Austria. This appointment to the United Nations is based on expertise in sustainability and CSR and ordinary business practices. The recognition of the United Nations (UN) underlines the international relations of the CSR-Dialogue Forum and the Austrian Center for Sustainability.

 


The INTERNATIONAL seal of quality "ECCOS22" by THE CSR-DIALOG FORUM and Quality Austria

eccos²² is the first seal of approval for Excellence in Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, which was developed in cooperation with Quality Austria and in consideration of international ecos.soc standards.

EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY AND CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

eccos²² serves as evidence for sustainable economic activity and for assessing the innovation and future viability of companies by independent third parties.


THE STATUS OF CSR-DIALOGFORUM ENTITLES

  • Arrangements for consultations with NGO s are regulated by eco.soc resolution 1996/31, adopted by the Council on 25 July 1996.
  • The CSR Dialogforum is able to provide information on ways to participate in the work of the Council, including consult with Member States and the United Nation system at large as experts in a special field
  • The CSR Dialogforum is allowed to be specially informed about the provisional agenda of economic and Social Council The CSR Dialogforum in general consultative status may request the Secretary- General, through the Committee to place items of special interest in the provisional agenda of the Council

THE STATUS OF CSR-DIALOGFORUM ENTITLES

  • To designate official representatives to the United Nations headquarters in New York and the United Nation offices in Geneva and Vienna and register for special events, conferences and activities of the United Nations, and organizations in general and special consultative status.
  • Written Statements at ECOSOC. The CSR Dialogforum in its special consultative status is able to submit written statements relevant to the work of the council on subjects in which we have a special competence.  This statements may be circulated by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to the members of the Council
  • Oral presentation at ECOSOC. The CSR Dialogforum is also required for oral statements, whenever the council discusses the substance of an item proposed by the CSR Dialogforum.

THE CONSULTATIONS WITH ECOSOC AND ITS SUBSIDIARY BODIES

  • The Commissions and other subsidiary bodies of ECOSOC may consult with the CSR Dialogforum in general and special status
  • A commission of ECOSOC may recommend that the CSR Dialogforum with its special competence undertakes studies or investigations, or prepare papers for the commission.
  • The CSR Dialogforum shall be able to consult officers of the appropriate offices of the Secretariat on matters of mutual interest or concern.

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Contact our Chairman and Ambassador Dr. Markus Bürger for International Relations & Corporate Affairs

Phone.: +43 1 505 2625 100

 E.: m.buerger@zentrum-nachhaltigkeit.at