CSR Lanka, MVO Netherlands to hone CSR specialists' skills


The board of CSR Lanka (L-R) - Rohan Pandithakoralage, Keerthi Kotagama, Udayanm Dutt, Rizvi Zaheed (Deputy Chairman), Chandula Abeywickrema (Chairman), Anusha Alles, Mahesh Wijewardene.

CSR Lanka announced plans to partner with MVO Nederlands (CSR Netherlands) to bring a unique training opportunity to thirty of Sri Lanka's leading CSR specialists later this month. MVO Nederland is the largest CSR business network in Europe, and renowned as a knowledge centre for CSR.

The workshop, which will be restricted by invitation to members of CSR Lanka, as well as few select corporate entities involved in long-term CSR will provide exclusive and tailor-made training and knowledge exchange by two global experts. The two-day workshop is scheduled to begin on September 30th, 2014. .

"Partnering with one of the world's biggest and most respected CSR facilitators is a great opportunity for CSR Lanka," said Chandula Abeywickrema, Chairman CSR Lanka. "This is a chance for us to develop overall strategies that will benefit the country as well as all our member companies to ensure better success rates and greater community involvement."

"CSR is a cornerstone of Dutch economic diplomacy" says ambassador Louis Piët. "Investors and traders from The Netherlands have realized that People, Planet and Profit have to be balanced for a sustainable future for all. That is why the embassy is sponsoring this initiative."

The knowledge-exchange workshop will cover a range of topics including, best global practices in CSR, research and analyses from studies by both CSR Lanka and MVO Nederland, strategies and the way forward for CSR Lanka and participating companies. The sessions will be facilitated by Ms. Bernedine Bos, the head of projects department at MVO Nederland and Ms. Monique Boere, the communications manager for international CSR at MVO Nederland.

With a career spanning over two decades in social work and CSR, Bos has worked with MVO Nederland for the past 10 years in sustainable development and international CSR. She has represented MVO Nederland on numerous occasions around the globe and is an opinion leader for international CSR.

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