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From now, universities will teach corporate social responsibility on a special textbook

Press release

September 28, 2011 – Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Development under support of INTERPIPE had presented first in Ukraine complex corporate social responsibility book “Corporate social responsibility: models and management practice” that is designed for students and professors, CSR specialists, scholars.   

Uniqueness of the presented book is that the researches of the Centre for CSR Development are generalized as practices of the companies (gained from the CSR business case contest, organized by the Centre) and best CSR scientific achievements of European and American scholars are given in the book.  Theory of social responsibility in the book “Corporate social responsibility: models and management practice” is closely related to practice, so the book would be helpful for economist students and CSR managers.

One book instead of hundred, – is the characteristic of the book from Maryna Saprykina, Head of the Centre for CSR Development and one of the book’s authors, we have used the best books of the world CSR library and made a product, which is unique by its content: it presents the experience of Ukrainian companies. We hope that “Corporate social responsibility: models and management practice” will become a handbook for professionals and students, who are interested in CSR”.

Dmytro Kysylevskiy, Head of corporate affairs department, INTERPIPE: “It is the second book of the “Management decisions library from INTERPIPE”. We are glad that our CSR business case was also included to the book. The fact that such academic components appear in Ukrainian CSR community means that social responsibility is developing and our task is to support this process”.

Preparation of the book under auspices of the Centre for CSR Development lasted during a year, among the authors of the book – leading economist professors of Kyiv, Odessa, Lugansk – A. Zinchenko, M. Saensus, G. Misko, M. Saprykina, O. Lyashenko.

For detailed information contact Vira Gladkyh, (044) 599 66 90 or vg@csr-ukraine.org.


About the Centre for CSR Development: Leading CSR expert organization in Ukraine, member of the Board in the UN Global Compact (2010-2011), GRI Organizational stakeholder, national partner of CSR Europe (Brussels) and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (Geneva). Organization unites 21 companies in Ukraine. Centre provides consultations on development of CSR strategy, programs and communications, organization of projects’ monitoring and evaluation, preparation and verification of non-financial reporting.

About INTERPIPE: International vertically integrated company that is included to the top ten pipe production manufacturers and is the third manufacturer of the railway wheels in the world. Production of the company is exported to more than 80 countries through the network of trade offices, located in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Europe, USA and Middle East. In 2010, nearly 1 million tons of pipe and wheel products were manufactured by the company’s enterprises. Annual sales revenue in 2010 was 1,3 billions USD. www.interpipe.biz

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