June 11, 2019

CSR IN CLASS project video

The CSR IN CLASS project video was made in cooperation with the project partners and presented during the final event on 7th June 2019 in Venice. In about 3 minutes, the video presents the three learning, teaching and training activities of the project:

- Mürzzuschlag (AUT), 11th – 15th February 2019

- Venezia (IT), 15th  – 19th April 2019

- Radovljica (SLO), 13th – 17th May 2019

Enjoy!

May 09, 2019

Study visit to Radovljica (Slovenia) for the HAK Mürzzuschlag students and CSR IN CLASS project partners, 13th - 17th May 2019

From 13th to 17th May 2019 the third and final learning, teaching and training activity of CSR IN CLASS project will be held in Radovljica (Slovenia). 45 students and 4 teachers from the HAK Mürzzuschlag (Austria) will meet the students of the Ekonomska gimnazija in srednja šola Radovljica -  EGSŠ (Slovenia). The program includes a workshop in EGSŠ Radovljica, exchange and sport activities, cultural visits and study visits to enterprises: The Garden Village (Bled), Plastkom and Planina pod Golico and ski slope Španov (Jesenice). On 14th May RAGOR will organize multiplier event E5 at in EGSŠ Radovljica premises in which both CSR IN CLASS staff and students with their teachers will participate. After the presentation of O3 – CSR IN CLASS contest held EGSŠ Radovljica, experts and entrepreneurs will discuss about CSR situation in Slovenia and how to deal with most important CSR issues.

Staff training agenda

Students exchange agenda

Multiplier event agenda

April 11, 2019

Study visit to Venice for the Ekonomska gimnazija in srednja šola Radovljica students and CSR IN CLASS project partners, 15th - 19th April 2019

From 15th to 19th April 2019 the second learning, teaching and training activity of CSR IN CLASS project will be held in Venice. 40 students and 3 teachers from the Economic and Grammar School of Radovljica (Slovenia) will meet the students of the M. Fanno Institute of Conegliano. The program includes a visit to the Fanno institute during which professors and students will exchange experiences and results of the competition held last autumn. Partners and students will also visit numerous Veneto companies with good practices of corporate social responsibility: Perlage (project partner), Grafica Veneta and Texa. Finally, two workshops will be held dedicated to deepening corporate social responsibility in Italy. The next and final appointment will take place from 13th to 17th May in Slovenia.

February 18, 2019

15th March 2019, CSR IN CLASS students participate to the Global Climate strike for future

The movement “Fridays for future” has organized the Global Climate strike for future on March 15th 2019 to ask to the governments of all the world to increase their commitment in contrasting the climate change.

Perlage Winery and Fanno Institute, partners of CSR IN CLASS project, starting from the proposals emerged from the Italian contest, have organized for Saturday 16th March at Perlage Winery an event to sensitize the local community on the climate change.


Here’s the programme


SATURDAY MARCH 16th
2.00 pm # IN CONTACT WITH THE LAND
Hills Nordic Walking will guide you to rediscover contact with nature, to breathe and to meet some of the realities of the territory constantly engaged in safeguarding our planet.
Departure at 14:00 - duration 2 hours - medium / easy walk - Reservations required
From 15:00 # TO CONTACT WITH THE COSMOS
What will happen to the stars? How long will we be able to admire them?
Pleiadi will bring GLOBO, its mobile planetarium and will share with us the secrets of the sky and how climate change risks affecting its beauty.
From 15:00 until 18:00 - Shifts every half hour - Max 25 people / shift. Reservations are recommended
6:00 pm Final aperitif
Participation fee:
- Walk + Planetarium + Glass of Organic Prosecco € 8.00
- Planetarium + Glass of Organic Prosecco € 4.00
Children and teenagers free up to 18 years.

The proceeds will be donated to Legambiente.

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February 18, 2019

Study visit to Mürzzuschlag (Austria) for the partners of the CSR IN CLASS project, 11 - 15 February 2019

From 11th to 15th February 2019 the first study visit of CSR IN CLASS project was carried out. 40 students and 3 teachers of the M. Fanno Institute of Conegliano (Italy), met the students of the HAK institute of Mürzzuschlag (Austria) and their professors and together worked on the themes of corporate social responsibility with workshops, a seminar and a guided tour of the company Stadtwerke Mürzzuschlag.

There were cultural visits to Vienna and Graz and an afternoon of sports that allowed students to deepen mutual knowledge and local culture and traditions.

Other participants other than Unioncamere del Veneto, leader of the project, a delegation from the Economic and Grammar School of Radovljica (Slovenia), the regional development agency RAGOR of Jesenice (Slovenia) and Brainplus (Austria). The project partners, led by Unioncamere del Veneto and the head of the HAK Mürzzuschlag institute, participated and supervised the training activities carried out during the visit.

The next events will take place from 15 to 19 April in Venice and from 13 to 17 May in Slovenia.

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February 06, 2019

First mobility of the CSR IN CLASS project Mürzzuschlag (Austria), 11 -15 February 2019

40 students and 4 teachers of the M. Fanno di Conegliano Institute (Italy) plus 7 project partners will participate in the first mobility of the CSR IN CLASS project. The trip is the prize for the classes that have been classified in the first two places of the competition "Social Responsibility in the production of organic wine" organized within the same project. The mobility will take place in Mürzzuschlag (Austria) from 11 to 15 February 2019.

During the 5 days teachers and students of the M. Fanno institute will have the opportunity to interact and exchange views on results of the competition with the students of the HAK Mürzzuschlag host institution. A day in Vienna is also planned, as well as a visit to the company Stadtwerke Mürzzuschlag, partner of the Austrian edition of the competition.

Project partners, students and teachers will also participate to the multiplier event organized by HAK Mürzzuschlag on 14 February morning. In the afternoon of 14 February partners will meet for the 4th transnational project meeting.

The CSR IN CLASS project foresees 2 further mobility that will take place in the next months: from 15 to 19 April the partners together with some Slovenian teachers and students will visit Venice and from 13 to 17 May the partners and some Austrian teachers and students they will go to Radovljica, Slovenia.

joint staff training even

exchange of pupils

February 06, 2019

Unioncamere del Veneto at the monitoring meeting of Call 2017 - Strategic Partnerships Erasmus + program Florence (Italy), 4 - 5 February 2019

Unioncamere del Veneto, as the leader of the CSR IN CLASS project, took part in the monitoring meeting of the projects approved in the Call 2017 - Strategic Partnerships Erasmus +, promoted by the INDIRE national agency.

During the meeting Unioncamere del Veneto presented objectives and activities implemented and to be implemented with the CSR IN CLASS project, whose objective is to promote innovative training tools in the field of corporate social responsibility for secondary schools. The two-day event was an important opportunity for discussion among the various beneficiaries concerning the activities, themes, tools, opportunities and challenges of the world of education for schools, young people and adults.

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December 20, 2018

The CSR in Class competition at M. Fanno upper secondary school of Conegliano (Italy)

Friday, December 21 at the I.I.S.S. M. Fanno of Conegliano (Italy) was held the award ceremony of the "Social Responsibility in Organic Wine Production" competition promoted by Unioncamere del Veneto and the Conegliano institute in collaboration with the company Perlage of Soligo (Treviso), as part of the CSR IN CLASS project, funded by the Erasmus + program.

The CSR IN CLASS project competition took place in parallel in the three partner institutes of the project (IISS M. Fanno of Conegliano, the Grammar School of Economics of Radovljica - SLO and the Institute for Future and Education of Mürzzuschlag - AT) who chose Objective 12 of the United Nations 2030 Agenda: “Consumption and Production and Managers”.

 

In Italy the competition involved 5 classes of the 4th year of the Fanno institute that, organized in 18 teams, were confronted on the theme proposed in collaboration with the company Perlage, observer partner of the project.

Each team, after analyzing the case, has developed a proposal for innovative communication on social responsibility in the production of organic wine with a target audience of young adults (18 - 40 years).

The final ranking was determined half by the jury (composed of a representative of Unioncamere del Veneto, leader of the project, the Perlage company and the deputy head of the institute) and half of the vote by the public who expressed their preferences on the videos uploaded by the groups on the dedicated youtube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMnswr6VbBGTctnTPhV_J4cPx8Xrvw7Vi

 

The teams BERE E SOSTENERE of the class 4 A AFM and MATCHPOINT of the class 4 A SC, joint winners, have been awarded a prize of 500 Euros. Third the team THE FOLKS of the class 4 A SC, rewarded with 200.00 Euros. The classes of the first two groups will also participate in the five-day study visit in Austria in February 2019, during which Italian students will meet with the peers of the Institute for Future and Education of Mürzzuschlag and will visit some good practices of Corporate Social Responsibility. Cash prizes were offered by the Institute with funding from the project.

November 28, 2018

The CSR in Class competition at Grammar School of Economics and the Secondary School Radovljica (Slovenia)

The school contest CSR in CLASS took place on Monday, 26th November, at the Grammar School of Economics and the Secondary School Radovljica.

The theme of the contest was: »How to make activities of the enterprise Plastkom more acceptable for the local environment and how to improve its public acceptance?”

The participants of the contest were 16 students of the grammar school of economics, 13 economic technicians and 11 media technicians, all of them from the 3rd grade, aged 17 to 18. The students were divided into 10 mixed teams.

 

Each team presented their project work to the national jury which consisted of 3 members:

  • Mr. Stevo Ščavničar, the director of RAGOR Development agency of Upper Gorenjska region,

  • Mrs. Mojca Korbar, the director of the enterprise Plastkom,

  • Mrs. Anita Hrast, IRDO, Institute for the Development of the Social Responsibility. 

 

The evaluation criteria included creativity and innovation of the project work, usability for the partner firm, positive effects to the environment, to the society and to the employees, the layout of the documentation and the structure of the presentation in front of the jury.

The winning team is called “Zelenci – the Greens” and consists of three students:   Katja Lavrinc, Matic Frumen Kotnik and Sergej Peternel. They convinced the jury with their innovative idea about building recycled plastic summer houses. The second place reached the “MEK” team and the third place the team called “Rumeno morje – Yellow Sea”.

At the end of the contest the mayor of Radovljica, Mr. Ciril Globočnik, congratulated all the teams for their creativity and innovative ideas. The local journalists interviewed the students for the newspaper “Gorenjski glas”. The honourable guest at the event was also Mr. Miha Kovačič, the representative of the Ministry of the Republic of Slovenia for the Environment and Spatial Planning.

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October 14, 2018

CSR IN CLASS contest for school starting!

The contest for schools of the CSR IN CLASS project is starting! Involved some classes of the 3rd or 4th year of the three partner institutes of the project: Institut für Zukunft und Bildung of Mürzzuschlag (AT), Ekonomska gimnazija of Radovljica (SL) and, indeed, the I.I.S.S. M. Fanno di Conegliano (TV) that will be divided in teams. The theme of the contest is based on the following global goal (UN): Responsible consumption and production. Inside of this theme each school chose a specific theme: in cooperation with an enterprise of the territory that will present its business case to the students and that will judge the projects. The teams will produce a document, a short video that will be uploaded on youtube channel and a power point presentation that will be shared among the three schools.

The competition will take place in parallel in the three schools: The classes of the first two teams classified in each country will participate in the study visits abroad planned for the first few months of 2019.

September 26, 2018

Online competition for secondary schools "CSR Business Game"

After the interest for the first edition, Veneto Region and Unioncamere propose the second edition of the online competition Region "CSR Business Game". The competition is aimed at all the classes of the last three years of secondary schools of second degree of Veneto Region. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Business Game is a web based platform, through which groups of students, in teams, can simulate the management of their own company applying the CSR themes and challenging the virtual companies of the other teams. The initiative, free of charge, is financed by the Convention for the realization of activities in the field of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility underwritten by Unioncamere and the Veneto Region. The game will be active from 9 November to 1 December 2018.

June 20, 2018

Published the basic e-learning course in English on Corporate Social Responsibility

Unioncamere del Veneto in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce of Treviso-Belluno has published a basic e-learning course in English on Corporate Social Responsibility.

The course represents the second intellectual output of the CSR IN CLASS project (Virtual Learning Environment for secondary schools teachers).

The aim of the course is to provide the basic concepts and tools of CSR but also to transmit the values and convey the strategic nature of this approach to business management, which allows the company to obtain benefits and value both for the company and for the entire economic and social system. Attendance is open to teachers, high school and university students, businesses, professionals, public organizations.

For registration, please contact the CSR and Environment Office of the Treviso-Belluno Chamber of Commerce: tel. + 39 0422 595288; fax + 39 0422 595595; e-mail: sportellocsr@tb.camcom.it.

The course (including self-assessment test for each section and final certificate) is subject to a little fee for those who are not beneficiaries of the CSR IN CLASS project, to guarantee its sustainability over time.

The contents of the course are freely accessible here.

May 30, 2018

Italy: CRESCO AWARD Sustainable Cities

Sodalitas Foundation, the first foundation to promote Corporate Sustainability in Italy, has launched the CRESCO AWARD Sustainable Cities, created with ANCI-National Association of Italian Municipalities. The CRESCO AWARD aims to enhance the innovative drive of Italian Municipalities and to reward the most effective initiatives to promote the sustainable development of territories in a widespread manner. Municipalities, Unions between Municipalities, Metropolitan Cities and Mountain Communities can nominate projects, already realized or in an advanced stage of realization, concerning, for example, topics such as reception and social inclusion, the circular economy and the sharing economy, the energy efficiency and sustainable waste management, sustainable mobility, health prevention and protection, reduction of food waste or territorial welfare. It is possible to apply for sustainable development projects on the http://crescoaward.ideatre60.it platform until 13.00 on Sunday 15 July 2018.

May 09, 2018

Published the trans-national report: "CSR IN CLASS: the spreading of CSR in secondary schools and their territories"

Published the trans-national report: "CSR IN CLASS: the spread of CSR in secondary schools and their territories", first output of the CSR IN CLASS project, started in September 2017. The report was presented on April 13th by Brainplus, partner responsible for this output, at the University of Applied Sciences in Kapfenberg (Austria) and on May 4th in Venice (Italy). By the end of May it will also be presented in Jesenice, Slovenia.

 

The report provides an overview of the state of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), in the three partner countries of the project: Italy, Austria and Slovenia. After a quick socio-economic overview, the study describes the policies, the main actors, public and private initiatives in support of the CSR and some good practices in the three countries. Particularly interesting, as related to the themes of the project, the analysis of the teaching of CSR in the school cycle.

 

The report represents a fundamental work tool for the continuation of the project and an interesting deepening for all its stakeholders.

The CSR IN CLASS - CSR spread IN secondary school CLASS project is funded by the Erasmus + program.

April 11, 2018

Presentation of the report Welfare Index SMEs 2018

On 10th April 2018 in Rome Welfare Index PMI  presented the 2018 report, the more complete report about the welfare in Italy.

 

Spreading the culture of corporate welfare to encourage the use of good welfare practices among small and medium-sized enterprises (SME, in Italian PMI): this is the objective of the Welfare Index PMI, the initiative - now in its third edition - promoted by Generali Italia, with the participation of major Italian confederations: Confindustria, Confagricoltura, Confartigianato and Confprofessioni. After three years, the success of the initiative is still growing, as evidenced by the involvement in the survey of over 4,000 companies in 2018, 20% more than last year. The news of welfare in Italy are illustrated in the "Welfare Index Index Pmi 2018", which will be presented next April 10 in Rome at the Salone Delle Fontane dell'Eur. During the presentation event - sponsored by the Council Presidency - the first three classified for each sector will be awarded and 4 special mentions will be awarded to the best small and medium enterprises in different fields.

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