Today (Friday 9 October 2020), the social partners CEFS and EFFAT (representing trade unions) held their online Social Dialogue meeting. Topics discussed during the meeting included: COVID-19, Brexit and the CEFS and EFFAT joint project. The social partners' joint statement summarising key messages from the meeting can be found via this link.
On the start of the German Presidency of the European Council, CEFS publishes the EU sugar manufacturers' contribution to the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies. Click below to understand how EU Sugar Manufacturers wish to continue on their journey towards further sustainability and competitiveness. CEFS will be a partner in discussions to contribute to constructive and [...]
CEFS and EFFAT are launching a call for experts for their project on 'A transforming European sugar industry: new and better jobs in a competitive, innovative and sustainable industry'. The tender specification can be found here. Interested experts are invited to apply before Monday, 23 March 2020, C.O.B.
Friday, 7 February 2020 CEFS and EFFAT, together on a positive journey to further sustainability: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report 2018-2019 out now! During today’s annual Social Dialogue Plenary meeting, the social partners CEFS and EFFAT presented their fifteenth EU-wide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. Ever since 1969, just after the creation of the Sugar [...]
The EU sugar industry: supporting labour markets, generating economic value in rural areas. Check out key figures on CEFS' latest infographic "The EU Sugar Industry at a Glance". See the infographic here.
Presenting the conclusions of the High-Level Group on sugar at the working group meeting of the EU sugar sector social dialogue, representatives of the European Commission Directorate General for Agriculture & Rural Development once again offered no concrete, immediate actions to the most pressing question ever faced by the EU beet sugar sector: how to [...]