Sustainability is gaining strength from various quarters including shareholder activism, educated stake holders and the community at large. CASI philosophy is that a higher level of understanding of sustainability and CSR will lead to improved action and result in over all good.
CSR is clearly not an actionable for HR department as a silo: the imperative lies on every employee and every citizen.
CASI believes that it is imperative to share and collaborate across industries and academia to build the knowledge, solution and talent for this challenge.
CASI is creating a strong tradition of research & collaboration with academia and to further enhance this, the goal of Academic Advocate is to strengthen and expedite these alliances by reducing barriers and complexities in the understanding & adoption of the best practices of CSR & sustainability.
The initiative also intends to use various engagements to develop relationship with institutes starting with knowledge awareness initiatives, student projects, curriculum enablement development tuned to current industry needs and collaborative research. This will be supported by vibrant and sustained interaction with students and academia using platform where academia, students and organizations come together to discuss, share, build knowledge and create future directions.
Hon. Academic Advocate Program
CASI Academic Lead augment their own career prospects whilst providing students with the direction & guidance in thought process they need to achieve successful careers.
Two faculty members per institute/ university / college across disciplines: are invited to become Hon. Academic Lead of CASI.
Expand your scope as an academician. Through CASI’s Academic Advocate Program, educators have the opportunity to guide students from the classroom to the workspace; providing a higher level of knowledge, network and experience they need to establish successful careers.
Business Schools must integrate CSR in core courses”
“Corporations as well as B Schools should strive towards integrating CSR and Sustainability with their business strategies & Curriculum
Originator of Triple Bottom Line concept
Source Economic Times, February 2014, India