AIM2Flourish University Heng Seng Management College Builds Global Network for the Entrepreneurial Spirit and a Sustainable Development Mindset
Posted 1.28.16AIM2Flourish is proud to share the news that the The Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI) of the Hang Seng Management College in Hong Kong is building a global network for the entrepreneurial spirit and the sustainability mindset. CCSI and the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in January, 2016. The MoU indicated the areas of future collaboration including the promotion of a sustainable development mind-set in entrepreneurship training. In pursuit of this goal; three events took place in February under which CCSI led or collaborated with the full support and input of UNOSSC and other partners. These events have taken place at Global, Regional and local level in line with the goals of the MOU to promote South-South and triangular cooperation. The Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI) brings in a new way of capacity building with entrepreneurial spirit, design thinking and sustainable mindset for future sustainable leaders. This has been achieved through knowledge exchange from the initiatives of UN Principles of Responsible Management (PRME), United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) with events at the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) conference and the ENEDA International Conference on Entrepreneurship in Philippines with over 100 delegates working in the higher education sector.
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AIM2Flourish Partner CCSI in Hong Kong Announces Social Responsibility MOU with the United Nations
Posted 1.15.16AIM2Flourish is pleased to share this news from AIM2Flourish Distinguished Professor Shirley Yeung, who is the director of the Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI) in Hong Kong. On Jan. 15, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI) in Hang Seng Management College, which is based in the People's Republic of China's Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, signed an agreement to mutually pursue the goals of engaging teaching institutions and the private sector on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). As well, the agreement includes providing training programmes that will focus on effective entrepreneurship education, including social entrepreneurship. "This collaboration reflects our strategy to work with centre of excellence to help us address development issues. The partnership with CCSI will accelerate our efforts at enhancing collaboration between the private sector, teaching institutions and United Nations Agencies in expanding awareness about entrepreneurship education that greatly enhances the suitability of young graduates for industry needs and to also expand the scope for social entrepreneurship that targets disadvantaged groups with roles for the private sector, academic institutions and UN collaboration", says Jorge Chediek, The Director of the UN Office for South-South Cooperation. "Capacity development has to be on an on-going basis via a strong network of partners with a shared vision and outcomes," says Dr. Shirley Yeung, the Director of the Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations.