CSR Cyprus announces National Sustainability Award
CSR Cyprus announces the establishment of "Awards and Catalog of Best Practices on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability". This is the first ever attempt in Cyprus aims to inspire and recognise CSR and Sustainability excellence in partnerships between enterprises and stakeholders, that deliver concrete business as well as social/environmental benefits.
The main scope of this new approach that is implemented with the cooperation of the Cypriot Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development, is to highlight the contribution of businesses to managing a variety of issues both for themselves and for their stakeholders through the development of CSR and Sustainability initiatives.
The award and catalog scheme is open to all businesses operating in Cyprus and the deadline for submission of Best Practices is by 14 December 2018. Relative material is available only in Greek here. The initiative was developed under the Mentor-Mentee cooperation between Mr. Alexandros Kostopoulos, Business Development Manager of CSR Hellas and Dr. Alexandros Antonaras, Chair BoD of CSR Cyprus. Mentor-Mentee pilot programme of CSR Europe aims to empower knowledge and experience sharing among NPOs for developing common initiatives in the fields of SDGs and CSR.