June 5, 2018

Trends in CSR Conference: Sustainable Transformation

Together with Ekvilib Institute, WISE organized its first local conference on Trends in CSR dedicated to Sustainable Transformation.

Topics of Transformation from traditional to sustainable business models, were discussed at the conference, while four companies presented their best practice examples of participation with NGOs. A series of keynote speeches and an engaging panel presented topics such as why there is a need for sustainable business models, how sustainability can be integrated in various business practices, and what are the merits of a circular economy. The event also presented finalists of the CSR award scheme for partnerships, innovation and impact, awarded by the Network for Social Responsibility of Slovenia. Following the audience vote, which was won by Generali for their campaign on raising awareness about the dangers of drunk driving, Mariborski vodovod was awarded the prize in the SME category for their extensive project to make their billing system as well as their entire website accessible to visually impaired users. The winner in the category for bigger corporations was the insurance company Triglav, whose project aimed at decreasing traffic accidents, combined various measures by engaging local communities.