Overview of the Summer School on CSR

The Summer School on CSR aims to provide advanced training on the identification of sustainability-related business opportunities, the inclusion of sustainability in the core of business strategy as well as on the resulting responsible corporate management to leading young researchers and professionals.

During these days, the participants will attend lectures from distinguished academic faculty members, discuss case studies presented by experienced senior professionals, and experiment with relevant business cases.

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WHY ATTEND THE SUMMER SCHOOL ON CSR

Learn from world-class experts

Work on real-case scenarios

Earn a professional certificate

Accelerate your career

Explore the mother-city of democracy

Become member of a wider network of professionals

Earn 10 ECTS

Learn from world-class experts

Work on real-case scenarios

Earn a professional certificate

Accelerate your career

Explore the mother-city of democracy

Become member of a wider network of professionals

Earn 10 ECTS

TOPICS OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL ON CSR

Day 1:
Responsible organisations and sustainable management.

Day 2:
Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Global Compact.

Day 3:
Sustainable value creation.

Day 4:
Business impact, accountability and reporting.

Day 5:
Collaborative transformation of the value chain.

Who's Teaching

Dr. Ioannis Ioannou

Dr. Ioannis Ioannou

Associate Professor, London Business School

Dr. Alexandros Antonaras

Dr. Alexandros Antonaras

Associate Professor, University of Nicosia

Dr. Constantine Manasakis

Dr. Constantine Manasakis

Assistant Professor, University of Crete

Dr. Pavlos A. Vlachos

Dr. Pavlos A. Vlachos

Associate Professor, ALBA Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece

Jan Noterdaeme

Jan Noterdaeme

Co-founder and Senior Advisor for CSR Europe, Member of the teaching team at the Louvain School of Management (UCL - Université Catholique de Louvain)

LEARNINGS OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL ON CSR

  • The role of business in society as leaders in a world of ever increasing social and environmental challenges and its potential contribution towards addressing the world’s most acute problems.
  • Novel responsible and sustainable business models, the emergence of the responsible organization and ways through which responsible and sustainable business models are established and maintained.
  • Trade-offs that result from the integration of sustainability and responsibility issues into an organization’s core strategy and operations.
  • Tools and frameworks to identify material stakeholders and to develop strategy that accounts for their often conflicting yet concurrent demands and expectations.
  • Organisational challenges associated with a transition to a responsible business model and the overcoming of these challenges by identifying the critical organizational levers that facilitate the transition.

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Location: Deree Upper Level Library, The American College of Greece, in Athens.

  • The evolving role of business in society in recent decades.
  • Environmental, social, and economic drivers and risks affecting businesses as business opportunities for integrating sustainability factors within the core business strategy.
  • Agenda 2030 and the business case of the 17 SDGs as a roadmap of a company’s sustainability journey.
  • The 10 Principles of the UN Global Compact and their relationship with Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility.
  • Current and future Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility challenges.

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Location: Deree Upper Level Library, The American College of Greece, in Athens.

  • Exploiting the business case of sustainable development through strategic corporate responsibility.
  • Guiding companies to identify material issues for the creation of shared and sustainable value.
  • Managerial analysis for each material issue from a shared and sustainable value point of view.
  • The management of responsible business and managerial practices aligned with the SDGs.
  • Linking shared and sustainable value with sustainable competitive advantages.

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Location: Deree Upper Level Library, The American College of Greece, in Athens.

  • Firms as multi-purpose organizations that strive for multiple and oftentimes competing goals.
  • Definition of the Corporate Social Performance (CSP) as a multidimensional and essentially contested concept that recognizes and subsumes financial value as a type of social value.
  • Prominent CSP measurement and reporting schemes, key players promoting them and challenges in choosing and implementing a CSP measuring and reporting scheme.
  • The role of the emerging third-party industry that rates firms’ CSP in rendering them accountable for their social and environmental impact.
  • Artificial intelligence as a facilitator of CSP measurement and real-time firm accountability using behavioral data.

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Location: Deree Upper Level Library, The American College of Greece, in Athens.

  • How transformation of organisations relates to the transformation of people?
  • What motives can be the enablers that can makes us to act more responsibly?
  • Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
  • Partnerships between governments, the private sector and civil society.

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Location: Deree Upper Level Library, The American College of Greece, in Athens.

A daily excursion to Sounio on Saturday, September 28th. View Details

Location: Sounio

Sponsors of the Summer School on CSR

Sponsors of the Summer School on CSR

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Registration Fees

Early-bird registration by 31/07/2019

Postgraduate students

550

Early-bird registration (by 31/07/2019)

  • For postgraduate students
  • (Master or PhD)

CSR HELLAS MEMBERS

650

Early-bird registration (by 31/07/2019) (VAT 24% is not included)

  • Two professionals 550 euros
  • Three or more professionals 450 euros

non-CSR HELLAS MEMBERS

850

Early-bird registration (by 31/07/2019) (VAT 24% is not included)

  • Two professionals 750 euros
  • Three or more professionals 650 euros

Postgraduate students

700

Regular registration

  • For postgraduate students
  • (Master or PhD)

CSR HELLAS MEMBERS

800

Regular registration (VAT 24% is not included)

  • Two professionals 700 euros
  • Three or more professionals 600 euros

non-CSR HELLAS MEMBERS

1000

Regular registration (VAT 24% is not included)

  • Two professionals 900 euros
  • Three or more professionals 800 euros

Event Info

Location

Athens info

The city of Athens offers a wealth of museums, historical sightseeing, amazing nightlife and events.

Location

Venue

The American College of Greece
6 Gravias Street, Aghia Paraskevi 15342, Athens, Greece.

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