The ASEAN CSR fellowship Program is now open. The fellowship is exclusively open to appplicants from ASEAN – member countries. Fellows will participate in 3 weeks over a 1-year duration program. The topic areas are vary as listed below. 15 – 30 fellows will be selected to receive the award. Applications are accepted until 1 December 2017.
The ASEAN CSR Fellowship seeks to build up the next generation of ambassadors for responsible business in Southeast Asia, harnessing the potential of the private sector in addressing key regional issues in anti-corruption, environmental degradation and human rights. The Fellowship is part of ACN’s ongoing efforts to help practitioners re-define CSR, away from its misconception that it is just corporate philanthropy and volunteerism, towards the business responsibility to look beyond their bottom line and consider the social and environmental implications of their activities. The attention is shifted from how businesses spend money (charity) to how the money is made.
This fellowship is fully – funded award.
Level and Area of Studies
Non – degree program in the topics as follow:
- The business case for CSR – Why should businesses even bother?
- Human rights
- The private sector’s role in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- Environmental sustainability
- Corporate governance
- The ASEAN landscape
- Introduction of key CSR tools and concepts
Place of Study
The program will be taken in Singapore/Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Eligibility and Criteria
All applicants must satisfy the given criteria as follow:
- National citizen of any of the 10 ASEAN member states
- Mid-career professionals in business, government, civil society or other relevant sectors, with a demonstrable passion in, and commitment to, advancing a career in CSR.
- 25 to 45 years old
- Strong command of the English language, as the course will be taught only in English
Only the citizens of ASEAN countries may apply this ASEAN CSR fellowship.
Please click the “website and application link” below to apply this ASEAN CSR fellowship.
1 December 2017.