International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: frameworks and practices

By analyzing international instruments, frameworks and trends on corporate social responsibility, this five-day course aims to strengthen the capacity to promote international labour standards and apply them in corporate social responsibility policies and practices.

Please submit your online application by 31 October 2014.

The course aims to strengthen the capacity of institutions, organizations and enterprises to promote the application of the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy and international labour standards in the framework of CSR policies and practices.

Specific objectives
At the end of the course, participants will :
  • be knowledgeable of the ILO instruments on CSR;
  • better understand the functioning of the ILS system and its relevance to the corporate world;
  • be familiar with other international instruments and frameworks on CSR and their labour content;
  • understand the different roles of governments, the private sector, employers’ and workers’ organizations could play in the development and implementation of CSR policies and practices;
  • be updated on company practices, selected from a variety of geographical and working contexts; be able to better serve their institutions, organizations or enterprise in this area.
Participants’ profile
The course is designed for representatives of governments, employers’ organizations and workers’ organizations involved with CSR initiatives. It also targets representatives of enterprises, non-governmental organizations, multi-stakeholder initiatives, and all those interested in CSR.

The course will be conducted in English. Hence a good knowledge of the working language is required.

For more information, please vist the website of the International Training Center of the ILO or contact