It is expected that the main focus of the green paper will revolve around Workplace Issues, but other issues that will be addressed include:

* Human Rights
* Socially Responsible Investment
* Social Labelling
* Reporting and Auditing
* Sustainable Development

Next Steps:

The CSR green paper is now due to be adopted by the Commission at its meeting on 18 July 2001.

It is anticipated that the Commission will accept written comments by interested parties on the green paper until 31 December 2001.