Social Enterprise Register

Understanding CSR & Introduction to Sustainability Workshops

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Places are available for two more FREE capacity building workshops coming up for SMEs and Social Enterprises at:

GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ.

Details below, click the links for the flyers (PDF format). Registrations details are also below.

Introduction to Sustainability

Tuesday 10th May 2016 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs

This workshop will focus on:

  • Unpicking sustainability - what’s behind the concept
  • UK and international context
  • Drivers for sustainability
  • Formalising a sustainable approach
  • Making the business case
  • Sustainability in practice: case studies

Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility

Tuesday 10th May 2016 | 13:30 – 15:30 hrs

This workshop will focus on:

  • Just what exactly is CSR
  • The business case for CSR
  • CSR approaches
  • Ethical business practices
  • Transparency and reporting
  • CSR in practice: case studies

Background Information:

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor is Scotland’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner. Working with 96% of Scottish local authorities, public bodies and Scotland’s leading businesses, Viridor operates a £100m Scottish network of advanced recycling infrastructure and is investing £500m to translate Scottish zero waste policy into practice.

Viridor is working with Glasgow City Council to design, build finance and operate a European class modern recycling and renewable energy centre to better manage the city’s 200,000 tonnes of residual waste that until now would have gone to landfill. The £154m project will deliver a broad range of opportunities for small businesses and social enterprises including a commitment to support a programme of capacity building workshops.

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