CSR Turkey partnering International Neighbourhood Symposium 2017

“Changemakers in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South” 13 – 18 June 2017 Odessa, Ukraine The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University held the 7th International Neighbourhood Symposium (INS) in the lively and historic Black Sea town of Odessa between Tuesday, 13 June and Sunday, 18 June 2017. This year’s Symposium focused on “Changemakers in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”. It organized in cooperation with local partners: UA: Ukraine Analytica and the Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism”. The setting: The INS focuses principally on the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South, two regions that are shared neighborhoods of the European Union, its member states, the Russian Federation, and Turkey. While each region is distinct with its own historical, political, social, cultural and economic features; their contiguity implies a number of synergies and shared experiences on a variety of themes ranging from systemic dynamics to societal prerogatives. The INS aims…

Enterprise 2023 Summit

Organized by Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey, Enteprise 2023 Summit took place on Friday, December 16, 2016 at Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus. Bringing private sector, public institutions and NGOs together, The Summit covered the the issues like unemployment, climate changes, scarcity of resources, financial crises and risk of demographic shifts which are among the most serious problems nowadays.  

Change the World… with Your Computer, CSR Turkey Joins World Community Grid

Millions of personal computers sit idly on desks and in homes worldwide. As they wait, every hour hundreds of people contract and die from infectious diseases. While computer owners run their screen savers, millions die from hunger, or environmental disasters devastate whole communities. What if each of the worlds estimated 1 billion computers could be linked to focus on humanity’s most pressing issues? To make this vision a reality, CSR Turkey has become a partner of World Community Grid, joining the IBM Corporation and a group of more than 400 companies, associations, foundations, nonprofits, government agencies and academic institutions. CSR Turkey is encouraging members of the community to contribute their idle PC time to assist humanitarian research by joining World Community Grid at www.worldcommunitygrid.org and becoming a member of the CSR Turkey team. World Community Grid uses grid technology to establish a permanent, flexible infrastructure that provides researchers with a…

“Enterprise 2020 Manifesto” has been announced at “Last Call for Europe 2020 Conference”

Enterprise 2020 Manifesto has been announced at Last Call for Europe 2020 Conference in Expo Milan on 19 June 2015. Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey (CSR Turkey), CSR Europe’s national partner organization, signed the manifesto to be integrated and spread around Turkey in coming 5 years. 3 Strategic Direction Make employability and inclusiona priority across boards, management and value chains. Stimulate companies to engage as committed partners with communities, cities and regions to develop and implement new sustainable production methods, consumption and livelihoods. Put transparency and respect for human rights at the heart of business conduct. Please click for Enterprise 2020 Manifesto Press Bulletin Please click for Enterprise 2020 Manifesto

Responsible Cities Conference

Responsible Cities Conference was held at Kadir Has University Istanbul on 27th May 2015. The conference was supported by Istanbul Governor, United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Regional Organisation (UCLG-MEWA), the Foundation of the World Academy of Local Government and Democracy (WALD), Kadir Has University, Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey (CSR Turkey) and Corporate Social Responsibility Europe (CSR Europe). For the programme please click here. For the Responsible Cities Initiative please click here.      

Give and Gain Employee Volunteering Week 2015

Give and Gain Employee Volunteering Week was held between 02-10 May 2015 in Turkey. Give and Gain Week aims to assess the needs of the community as a volunteer with the cooperation of the private sector and non-governmental organizations. Companies; Boyner Holding, Canon Eurasia, Cargill Foods, Ford Otosan, GlaxoSmithKline, ING Bank, Starlet, TEI and Viko participated the event.

7th Civil Society Days

Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey and its strategic partner Kadir Has University organized the 7th Civil Society Days at Kadir Has University, Istanbul on 14 May 2014. The event performed with cooperation of the Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey under the Nirun Sahingiray International Forum. As part of the Civil Society Days, expert in various fields came together and discussed the issue of evaluation and assessment in the non-profit sector. Serdar Dinler as the president of Corporate Social Responsibility Association, shared his views about civil society’s future.

Future of the Education will be Multi-Shareholder (Demo)

Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey and Future Agenda, a UK based organization, hosted “Future of the Education” workshop on May 13 at Kadir Has University Cibali Campus. Civil society organizations, academics and company representatives shared their ideas and they presented their views about how educational system will affect business and working life in the future at the workshop . “Coaching” issue is among the topics featured at the conference; its for students to become better thinkers and decision makers. In the determination of education strategy, “companies, civil society, teachers, parents and students” will more arbiter in the future. Please click here to see “Future of the Education Workshop Report”.