December 21, 2016

End of year greetings

At CSR UniGE we would like to wish you a very happy and sustainable holiday season and a successful and responsible 2017 filled with health, happiness, and good spirit! read more »


CSR Thursday Lunch on 19 January 2017 with Implenia

Join us for the first CSR Thursday Lunch of 2017 on 19 January and learn how a construction company can successfully implement sustainability with Benoît Klein, Sustainability Manager at Implenia Suisse SA, who will present on "The sustainable approach of a large construction company".   

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November 28, 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 UniGE CSR graduates!

We would like to congratulate our 2015-2016 CAS-DAS CSR  graduates. A huge thank you to all of them for this memorable year full of good spirit, enthusiasm and hard work. We wish them all the very best for all their future endeavours. read more »

November 22, 2016

Next CSR Thursday Lunch on 8 December with UBS

Join us for our next CSR Thursday Lunch on 8 December 2016 and learn how the banking industry approaches corporate responsibility with Dr Christian Leitz, Head of Corporate Responsibility Management at UBS AG, who will present on "Sustainability developments in the banking sector".   

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November 1, 2016

CSR Thursday Lunch on Business and Human Rights with Gerald Pachoud, 10 Nov

Join us for a timely discussion about business and human rights on 10 November 2016 with Gerald Pachoud, former special advisor to John Ruggie, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Business and Human Rights, who will present on "Not just business : The challenges of embedding corporate responsibility in the international system".

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October 20, 2016

Fast Track to Impact Investing: What’s in it for Entrepreneurs?

Inartis Foundation is organising an event on impact investing dedicated to entrepreneurs on 26 October 2016. They will receive first-hand information about impact investing from key industry leaders, advice on how to access impact investors, how to evaluate impact and to position their enterprises, and much more.

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October 3, 2016

CSR Thursday Lunch on 13.10.16

Join us for the first CSR Thursday Lunch of the 2016-2017 edition on 13 October 2016 with Rosa M. García Piñeiro, Vice President, Global Sustainability at Alcoa, who will present on "Sustainability in the aluminium industry: the case of Alcoa".

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September 20, 2016

2016-17 CAS-DAS CSR Opening Round Table successfully concluded

The CAS-DAS in CSR Opening Roundtable "Circular Economy: Management fad or new economic model?" was successfully held on September 15, 2016 at the University of Geneva. It was an evening of insightful discussion and best practice sharing with the high profile panelists: Prof. Mark Esposito, Cambridge/Harvard, Prof. Terence Tse, ESCP Europe, Mr James Pennington, Project Specialist in Circular Economy at World Economic Forum and Markus Laubscher, Director Sustainability at Philips (via videoconference).

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September 6, 2016

CAS DAS CSR Opening Round Table on Circular Economy, 15 September

Circular Economy: Management fad or new econmic model?

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Rather than a mere management fad, circular economy is an urgently needed new way of reusing/using existing resources and/or preventing their uses in the first place. After introducing the concept, this roundtable will delve into the role of "designers" in putting circular economy in practice, presenting concrete cases and models.

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July 8, 2016

2016 CSR Summer Courses successfully concluded

The Executive Summer Course "Beyond CSR: Leadership for Social Innovation" and the Geneva Summer School "Business and Sustainability" brought together last June in Geneva talented and driven participants from all over the globe for two exciting and insightful weeks of visits, engaging and thought-provoking discussions and learning from CSR experts and professionals. It was an excellent opportunity to share points of view and learn from each other experiences.

Thanks to all the participants for their valuable contributions and active participation!

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