“Aligning Business and Policy Action for Health Literacy”

Feb 19 2013
It is hosted by Karin Kadenbach, Member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety of the European Parliament and by Jean Lambert, Member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament. A detailed agenda can be found here

Purpose of the event:

To launch the first-ever Blueprint for Business Action on Health Literacy
To explore synergies between business, EU institutions and health-related stakeholders in the area of health literacy and health promotion
To discuss the business case of health and wellbeing at work and to learn how health literacy can make a difference
Background information: In the context of the EU’s Europe 2020 strategy, CSR Europe launched in October 2010 the Enterprise 2020 initiative to highlight the contribution that businesses can make to achieve the EU goals for building a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy by delivering high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion by 2020.

Companies involved in the Enterprise 2020 Collaborative Project on Health Literacy are in the process of developing tools aimed at empowering employees by improving their knowledge in health and wellbeing. This project should contribute to healthier lifestyles in Europe and therefore increase productivity by supporting health knowledge and skills of employees and indirectly the wider communities. The Blueprint for Business Action on Health Literacy is a free toolbox accessible to all companies and organisations aiming to strengthen the health literacy of employees.

If you want to participate in this event, please return the completed registration form by email(cn@csreurope.org) or by fax (0032 (0) 2 502 8458) by Friday, 8 March 2013 to Christine Neumann, CSR Europe.

As we only have a limited number of spaces available, we encourage early registration in order to avoid disappointment.

Organised by

CSR Europe and European Parliament


Christine Neumann


27 March 2013 08:30 - 11:00

City / Country

Brussels, Belgium


European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047

Registration deadline

08 March 2013


CSR Europe is pleased to announce a Morning Debate on “Aligning Business and Policy Action for Health Literacy” on 27 March 2013. The event is part of the Enterprise 2020 initative and focuses on the Collaborative project on Health Literacy.


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