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Appendix 2: How donor agencies are supporting and enabling corporate social responsibility
Document begins: Appendix 2: How donor agencies are supporting and enabling corporate social responsibility NB if printing: this document is 32 pages long Summary documents from: AFD (France) BMZ (Germany) CIDA (Canada) DANIDA (Denmark) European Multi-stakeholder Forum on CSR (EU) GTZ (Germany) Sida (Sweden) MBZ (The Netherlands) DfID (UK) USAID (USA) Agence Française de Développement-AFD 's activities in the area of CSR/responsible business practices AFD is a French public sector financial institution, fully submitted to the banking legislation. It operates both in the french overseas countries and territories (OCTs) and in developing countries. 1. As a provider of credit and social housing in OCTs, the Group has local offices in each French OCT and financial and housing development subsidiaries, through which it carries out three complementary activities: financing local authorities, providing credit to the private sector and promoting social housing. In this realm of activity, we are promoting a full implementation of all EU directives about sustainable development, including CSR. 2. In developing countries, the AFD operates in the countries of so called Priority Solidarity Area (ZSP), defined by the French government. It has also been allowed to offer loans in some other countries (China, Jordan, Thailand, Turkey, Egypt and ...