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Introduction on the Catalog

This Catalog provides an overview of the type of training that Companies and Organizations may conduct in the filed of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Ethical training of employees is a core mandate of the European Commission, which reccomends to include CSR and ethical skills into the training programs of EU managers and employees.
This catalogue will serve a network of specially trained Companies and Organizations, which will be able to provide adults trainees with innovative non-formal and informal training services.
Companies, Organizations and the partners of this project will have the opportunity to organize the training courses described in this catalog and deliver much of the training itself.
The curriculum will offer trainings on a wide range of topics of which the Partnership of this project has expertise: Labor, Human Rights, Non discrimination, diversity and equality, Environment, Children Rights, Security and Safety, Respect of Natural Resources, Anti-corruption, Specific production processes, and Other transversal or compulsory paths.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The CSR concept conceives companies as multipurpose organizations including not only economic but also social and environmental goals. CSR reflects the fact that business organizations are also involved in other-than-economic aspects and spheres in terms of activities and consequences (impact).

In addition to economic responsibilities, these involvements entails social and environmental responsibilities which can provide companies with long term guidance and motivate their executives and employees to proactive behavior.

CSR in business has demonstrated to be crucial to achieve economic success and competitive advantage by building reputation and gaining the trust of people.

The concept and importance of CSR as a form of competitive self-regulation procedure is integrated into a business model which:

  • Enhances business sustainability;
  • Provides new opportunities;
  • Develops customer loyalty and;
  • Improves stakeholder relationships.

Training methodology

Training modules are conducted in the classroom by senior experts who are specialized both in CSR and in the specific topics of each course as well as in the use of innovative learning tools and methodologies.
The theoretical approach will be integrated with the use of other methodologies such project works, experimental role plays, case studies, open discussions, concrete cases of NGOs projects’ achievements and activities, and testimonials of corporate executives.

Informal training sessions will be followed by the delivery of non-formal trainings/visits services in the field. During the two-weeks non-formal trainings/visits NGOs and projects’ staff will provide participants with all the information that they need on the training activities, the project in which participants will be involved, the country background, the accommodation venue as well as all the logistical aspects.

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