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CSR360 Global Partner Network is a global network of not-for-profit organisations working with businesses to improve their positive impact on society. (BITC) convenes CSR360 GPN as part of its vision to create a sustainable future for people and the planet.
CSR360 GPN is extremely grateful to the members of the Business in the Community International Leadership Team who support and encourage us to fulfil our mission and vision.
CSR360 GPN has reached its current number of over 124 partner organisations from its beginnings 14 years ago. The network which focuses on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has a presence in all the continents of the world and encompasses 64 countries in total.
Every quarter we publish a set of articles relating to a particular topic of corporate social responsibility.
At a time when the London 2012 Olympic Games have placed volunteering at the top of the agenda most of us are now reconsidering what we could do to help those in need in our local communities.
In the corporate world, companies have been encouraging employees to volunteer for decades. Today, most businesses support some form of initiative - matched giving for sponsored fundraising activities, local one-off volunteering events, contributions in kind, fundraising for a Charity of the Year or ‘Time Banks’ of company time used for volunteering. More sophisticated community investment programmes include employer led initiatives such as secondments, projects to meet team building needs, mentoring, becoming trustees/board members or probono support. These companies have identified clear benefits in developing more focussed, skills-based volunteering programmes with regards to staff retention, recruitment of high calibre graduates and employee training opportunities.
CSR360 has reached its current number of 124 partner organisations from its beginnings 14 years ago. The network which focuses on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has a presence in all the continents of the world and encompasses 64 countries in total.
Established about 150 years ago, OICCI is the oldest of the investment chambers, promoting and protecting the interests of foreign investors and contributing towards the growth of commerce and industry in Pakistan. OICCI was established in 1860 as a representative body of foreign investors. It has 175 member companies representing major sectors of the economy. OICCI’s main areas of action include acting as an information resource, investment promotion, advisory, representation on various councils and committees, dialogue with government in process of policy reform and procedure rationalization, business group meetings, forums, seminars, conferences, surveys, trade certification, publishing reports, identification of business opportunities and problem solving for foreign investors.
OICCI aims at resolving industry specific issues of member companies through mediation and representation. Training sessions and workshops are frequently arranged for members on topical…
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