The CSR-Ready consortium has concluded its first Transnational Partner Meeting that has taken place virtually on Friday 02.10.2020. The meeting counted with the presence of several representatives from each partner organization, and served to set the expectations for the project and define the work plan for each of the deliverables. During the meeting, the coordinator
Within the CSR-Ready project, UIIN has conducted a comprehensive literature review over businesses Corporate & Social Responsibility (CSR) practices. First, the literature review started with the identification of perceived benefits and barriers for businesses in the CSR application. Most relevantly, in terms of benefits, the literature often identifies cost and risk reduction, competitive advantage, legitimacy
A prerequisite for the successful implementation of a project is comprehensive research. This is exactly what we are currently doing – we identify and analyse existing academic and practical work on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in SMEs. We would like to learn more about the status quo of CSR in SMEs and find out what
The global challenges of the 21st century are manifold. Neither politics, business nor civil society will be able to solve climate change, poverty reduction or human rights protection on their own. As companies or organisations, we do not act in a vacuum - through our actions we influence the living conditions of a large
EUEI offices are located in a modern new build with the highest levels of insulation and efficient heating, powered by on-site solar energy panels. Resource use is kept to an absolute minimum with no photocopier, use of recycled printer and toner for printing and a limit of 1 ream of paper per month strongly encourages
The analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) among SMEs at international level is the starting point of the CSR-READY project. This exercise will provide information on the benefits derived from CSR for the activity of SMEs and their environment, the challenges faced by SMEs that implement CSR, whether SMEs that specifically apply CSR tools have
Companies are key players in economic and social terms, a role and responsibility of which they are increasingly aware. The selection by consumers of certain products or services and not others, the choice of one company and not another, that workers perform their tasks effectively, that people want to be part of the company, that
European Project Consortium Set to Enhance Corporate Social Responsibility Implementation in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.
European Project Consortium Set to Enhance Corporate Social Responsibility Implementation in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. The project Interactive Interactive Corporate Social Responsibility SME Readiness Toolkit (CSR-Ready), funded under the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme, has been officially launched today, 1st of September 2020. Drawn from the public, private, and non-profit sector, the European project consortium consists
Want to find out a little more about the CRS Ready Erasmus+ project and meet the partners who are making all of this possible then just keep reading… The Vision Works www.thevisionworks.de TVW GMbH (the vision works), are an owner-managed SME focussing on consulting for companies (esp. SMEs), StartUps, public organisatzions and NGOs. Special expertise
Pursuing an active CSR programme can have multiple benefits for small businesses. Assuming the policy is sustainable and ties in with the business’s core competencies, employees who apply their skills to help the local community can learn in return. Many companies use volunteering with a charity as a team-building exercise that then benefits the workplace.