Italia - Portogallo - Austria
2003
 - 2005

Objective

Overview: 1) To contribute to raise the awareness of European private sector investing in the developing countries on development problems. Activities: – Creation of a computer simulation game on management decisions in a European company operating in a developing country; – research in three developing Countries (Nigeria, Philippines and El Salvador) to investigate if...

Strengthening a Culture of Corporate Social Responsibility in European Universities

Overview:

1) To contribute to raise the awareness of European private sector investing in the developing countries on development problems.

Activities:

– Creation of a computer simulation game on management decisions in a European company operating in a developing country;

– research in three developing Countries (Nigeria, Philippines and El Salvador) to investigate if and to what extent, ethical standards are applied by industrialised world companies investing in those countries and how local university students perceive them;

– realisation of a video documentary on the work conditions in the maquilas, in El Salvador;

– organisation of “Information Days” in 15 universities in Italy, Portugal and Austria, to further investigate the issues relating to corporate social responsibility;

– development of a website to further spread the simulation game and to display the materials produced by the project.

Results:

– 45 Information Days organised in  Italy, Austria and Portugal;
– 6,000 CD copies of the Simulation Game: “A week in Guatedor” distributed;
– 6,500 copies of the pamphlet “CSR and Development: The Case Nigeria, El Salvador, and the Philippines” distributed;
– 6,000 copies of the video documentary: “El Salvador: saved by the multinationals?” distributed;
– the project web site completed;
– 9,000 copies of Informative materials distributed.

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