Centre for CSR Development Ukraine (CSR Ukraine)

Executive Director

Maryna Saprykina

About

Founded in 2008, Centre for CSR Development Ukraine (CSR Ukraine) is a non-profit expert organization in corporate social responsibility. The objective of the organization is to implement social responsibility (sustainability) projects for systemic and qualitative changes in Ukraine. CSR Ukraine values: leadership, transparency, creativity, passion. 

Main activities 

The organization has 4 priority areas: CSR in conflict times, business-universities-schools cooperation, sustainability of municipalities and state-owned companies, green initiatives CSR Ukraine implements the following projects: Business-University Forum, Strategic dialogue between Rectors and CEOs of companies, National Pact for Youth (21 companies united to create 10 000 internships and jobs for youth), Career Hub, Green Hub, etc. Some of the CSR Ukraine achievements include: Transparency Index for state-owned companies, CSR Case Contest, established Network and Forum of Socially-Responsible Municipalities, Business that Change the country photo contest, Green hub and others.  Among CSR Ukraine partners there are: Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education and Science, British Council, American Council for International Education, Embassy of Netherlands, Embassy of Norway, Bellona organization, Municipalities of Sumy, Vinnitsa, Lviv and others (more than 40 municipalities), more than 100 companies, 200 universities and schools.  Overall, the Centre has implemented more than 80 projects, prepared and published more than 135 publications, has organised more than 250 public events, which attracted about 4,500 participants (from NGOs, business, public agencies, donors and media)