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Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics

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Although not new in the developed part of the world, the concepts of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and ethical leadership are making first steps in gaining popularity in developing countries, with Armenia being not an exception. Nowadays many Armenians can hardly explain what constitutes to be a good corporate citizen, which is quite often confused with engaging in charitable activities. It is obvious that any for-profit entity is mainly concerned with earning and accumulating wealth, but the current worldwide trend is that this is not the only determinant of their existence and long-term success. More and more businesses realize that they do not operate in a vacuum; continuous interaction with different stakeholders is critical, with serious considerations for the environment, economically vulnerable populations, and the society as a whole.

In light of the above, it is therefore paramount to raise ethical competence and integrity standards of local managers for them to succeed in today's competitive and highly demanding world. With this in mind, the given training is aimed at familiarizing the audience with the theoretical framework for corporate social responsibility and business ethics, addressing the issues of its practical application, and exploring its contributions and limitations to the society.

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Community Support Program-2011 till now

Starting October 2010 CDPF is supporting implementation of USAID funded Civil Society and Local Government Support Program (CSLGSP) that is implemented by the Counterpart International Armenia.

This 4-years program is aimed to increase informed and organized civic activism at the local and national levels, accompanied by more participatory, decentralized, efficient and accountable local governance.

The project is covering 15 communities all over Armenia. CDPF is partnering Counterpart in five central regions of Armenia providing administrative and logistic support to the activities taking part in regions and ensuring proper financial administration and management for the grants implemented by local non-formal groups and local governments.

1. Administrative and Logistic Support

CDPF is responsible for provision of administrative and logistic support to the regional activities, ensuring their proper implementation. The activities include networking assistance, technical interventions and resource support to the communities during trainings, community and town-hall meetings, situation analysis, strategic planning sessions and many more thus fostering proper implementation of activities and their quality and effectiveness.

2. Grants Financial Administration and Management

Within the framework of this component CDPF is responsible for grants financial administration and management awarded to community active groups and local governments. In 2011 CDPF provided financial management to 16 grants awarded to 16 YCACs in the framework of Community mobilization and Volunteerism Incentive Grants and 12 Grassroots and community development grants.

The total amount of the grants administered is 8’750’000 AMD (22’900 USD).


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This web page was made possible by the support of Counterpart International’s Civic Advocacy Support Program (CASP), and the generous support of the american people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under Cooperative Agreement No. 111-A-00-04-00056-00. Content, views and opinions expressed herein are those of the Civic Development and Partnership Foundation, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Counterpart International, USAID or the United States Government.