Policy Dialogue on the National Priorities for Private Sector Responsibility and Sustainability

May 26, 2016

sponsored by University of Sussex and Durham University (Dfid and ESRC funding) Good Governance Elimination of collaborative corruption, tax evasion, lack of active citizenship, concentration solely on the profit motive, human rights factor, lack of response, ethics, transparency, law and order. Female participation Women empowerment, women’s economic participation, single headed households where the female is the single parent, the lack of contextualised gender equality, human rights education with respect to women, women being paid less despite their educational qualifications (under employment). Entrepreneurship, Youth Development and Youth Empowerment The academic form of free education has created desire for exclusivity- white collar jobs. Technical, vocational, and skills based education is marginalized - no aspiration to skills based employment career. There is a huge gap between employment opportunities and employability. Issues with dignity of the labour. Insufficient systems for training of teachers, Disparity in the level of education in the rural areas as...

CSR Sri Lanka takes Sustainability to North

March 26, 2016

Jaffna workshop titled P4 (passion- principal-practice –empowerment) was a great success. P4 was a one day workshop in Jaffna on the 26th March 2016 targeting both private and public sector. 25 participants attended the workshop including high ranking academics, medical practioners, Engineers and Managing Directors etc. from various sectors.

Deciders’ Breakfast Forum – Resilient Cities : Vision for the Sri Lankan urban transformation

March 22, 2016

In callaboration with Holcim Lanka and Maga

The Colombo Workshops 2016 – Transformative CSR for sustainability Champions of the corporate sector

March 1, 2016

5 sector specific workshops sponsored by University of Sussex and Durham University (Dfid and ESRC funding)

The Colombo Workshops 2016 – Transformative CSR for sustainability Champions of the corporate sector

February 1, 2016

5 sector specific workshops sponsored by University of Sussex and Durham University (Dfid and ESRC funding)

Creating Shared Value – Who is Responsible

January 1, 2016

Annual General Meeting

November 1, 2015

In callaboration with GTZ

Banking Sector Forum: Are we on the right track for transformative CSR?

October 22, 2015

CSR Knowledge Exchange Program by Vebego International BV

September 23, 2015

A company can actually recruit those who are physically or psychologically challenged and still run a very successful business. Vebego International BV has proved it can be done. Isn't that actual transformation of business? The audience gathered at the Knowledge Exchange Program organized by CSR Sri Lanka, unanimously agreed that it is time Sri Lankan Organizations work together to setup such mechanisms in the country.

Knowledge Exchange Session for CSR Sri Lanka Members (Practicalities of Business Transformation)

May 30, 2015

CSR Sri Lanka once again arranged a knowledge exchange session to bring a unique training opportunity to its members on 29th of May, 2015 in collaboration with Holcim Sri Lanka. The participants were provided with exclusive and tailor-made training and knowledge exchange by two global experts from Holcim International. The sessions were facilitated byMs. Stefanie Koch; Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Holcim International and Ms. ArianeLüthi;Human Rights Specialist at Holcim International. The two hour session covered topics such as the CSR approach, Realities in embracing real CSR and evolution, sustainable development ambitions, inclusive business initiatives and human rights in businesses. The presentation was followed by an interesting Q&A session. With a career span over 15 years in sustainable development and CSR,Stefanie is renowned for her passion in responsible business development and. She is a Fellow, East-Asian Studies, and International Development at Harvard University and has completed her studies in...