The notion of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not well received and understood by many SMEs. To many of the SMEs, CSR relates to charity and charity is about writing a cheque to donate.
However, CSR is much broader than donations/charity/events. It has to be imbedded into your business, the way you do business. If this is done properly, CSR will lead to better business and better financial outcome.
This training is designed to promote and enhance adoption of CSR and encourage corporate giving in Singapore, focusing on contributions from SMEs and collectively to build an inclusive Singapore.
- Aware and excited about the significant evolution in the world of CSR. Today, the terms that are being used include:
Purpose | Social impact | Shared values
Sustainability | Business for good | Social entrepreneurship
- Focus on social impact, inclusiveness and community, rather than the environment.
- Attitude as an SME, towards CSR as creating long term positive business impact
- Different ways and options of moving forward with CSR initiatives
- Tools to help measure your progress, and map your journey forward
The training will be conducted online over 4 sessions, facilitated by trainers who are established locally and internationally in CSR.
Learning Objectives (no more than 5 key objectives)
After the workshop, participants should be able to:
- What is CSR – Biz Impact; Why do this? Does it really work?
- Measuring – tools to help measure your progress
- Building a Community-Driven Development
- Creating a Community Roadmap – mapping your journey forward
- Impact Models
Who Should Attend
Business Owners, Directors, Senior managers, CSR managers and managers of companies who are interested to start or are already conducting some form of CSR engagements/activities.
*Please noted that we are prioritising companies, whom will benefit more from this training, with 50 to 200 employees and have intention to start or have some form of CSR activities (NOT companies that already have CSR as an integrated part of business strategy.
Ms Michelle Lim
Judge for the Singapore Media Awards
Board Member of International Charity Organisation Solution to End Poverty
Serial Entrepreneur featured in the Straits Times. Xin Min Daily, FM93.8 and The Edge Singapore
In late 2012, she initiated Make-The-Change - a social enterprise that engaging design students and gurus to help NGOs in creative execution for campaign or fundraising. In short 3 years, her MTC has helped 75 organisations in various type of marketing campaigns and design execution, 40 skilled-designers and directors were activated for pro-bono services.
Mr Thomas Ng
Prior to starting-up Genashtim, Thomas had spent 25 years as a senior international executive, in roles like Regional MD, CEO, and Country Manager, with major multinational companies, in Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Leveraging technology and the internet, Genashtim operates entirely on the cloud with almost 90% of its staff being people with different disabilities, working from the comfort, safety and convenience of their homes across more than 10 countries. For what it does, Genashtim has received recognition from many international organizations like UNESCAP, the ICEVI, The Nippon Foundation and BCorp.
Ms Kristen Koh
Kristen has a background in communications and learning & development, in both the private and public sector. She honed her skills in grant-making in a corporate foundation where she contributed in programme monitoring & evaluation and capability development work.
Kristen volunteers with Beyond Broken Brains – a support group for traumatic brain injury survivors and care-givers. She enjoys her runs, HIIT sessions and caffeine – in no particular order.
Mr Joshua Foong
Joshua has worked at the cross-sections between the business and social sectors for the past 5 years. He founded the tech-based social enterprise “bantu” in 2016, which sought to empower non-profits in the area of volunteer management using CRM systems.
Joshua presently leads the Strategy and Data Analytics work in the Company of Good team, where he champions the use of data and the 4I Framework to study and improve corporate-giving behaviour
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Date: CSR in Action: Business Impact Training
17, 18, 22, 23, 24 Mar 2021
Time: 9.30am to 1pm
Cost/person: This programme is fully subsidized by SBFF.
*The full programme fee of S$1,606 (incl GST) will be charged if the registered participants failed to complete the workshop.
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- No cancellation will be allowed upon registration, but attendance by a replacement delegate from your company due to exigency could be facilitated. Please notify SBF of the change with at least 3 working days’ notice prior to event to enable logistical arrangements for the replacement.
- You will still be liable for the payment in the event of no-show on actual day of the event.
- Singapore Business Federation (SBF) reserves the right to cancel or make any adjustments to the event.
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