"Umid" Support to Social Development Public Union ("Umid" SSD PU) implemented the "Development of Study Guide on Corporate Social Responsibility” project under financial support of the Council on State Support to Non-Governmental Organizations under the Auspices of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and technical support of the Azerbaijan Tourism Institute in Aprel, 2014. The project was implemented within 8 months.
The aim of the project:To increase learning opportunities on CSR in Higher Education Institutions.
Beneficiaries of the project:Direct beneficiaries of the project are teachers and students of higher education institutions, as well as local and international business entities, NGO, CSR experts and public representatives.
The main objectives of project implementation are:Ø Specification of chapter, paragraph, themes and sub-themes which will be included in Study Guide on CSR, discussions with stakeholders and improving the table of contents;
Ø Improvement of lectures and supporting materials on 2 chapters, as well as development of materials on other 2 chapters which will be included in Study Guide on CSR;
Ø Publication of Study Guide on CSR.
As a result of the project implementation:Ø Educational process contributed on the basis of public discussions and consultations with stakeholders, as a continuation of the projects implemented in 2011-2012. Public discussions, seminars and round tables was organized;
Ø "Umid" SSD continued to cooperate with the Council on State Support to Non-Governmental Organizations under the Auspices of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the direction of implementation of stimulating activities by continuing advocacy campaign in the CSR field;
Ø Subject, themes and sub-themes on CSR were taught separately in 2 Higher education institutions relevant specialties.