Patricia Almeida Ashley Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity – 2009/2011 International Institute of Social Studies...
<ul><li>A perspective from a social responsibility researcher in civic driven action in Brazil: the case of São Joao del R...
 
São João del Rey, Minas Gerais, Brasil  (founded in 1709; pop. 85000)
 
Lenheiro River Important: During the Winter
Lenheiro river in the Summer
Córrego do Lenheiro after each “Summer Rain”
Córrego do Lenheiro – Upstream the center of São João del Rey Fonte: Foto da Semana, Jornal Gazeta de São João Del-Rei, 2008
Residencial Lenheiros – upstream the Lenheiro river
<ul><li>Proext Mec/Cidades  – government funding for extension/research projects  related to urban development – 30.000 re...
 
 
<ul><li>Social responsibility studies, tools, knowledge was not part of the local culture, public policies, business pract...
 
<ul><li>The United Nations Global Compact  </li></ul><ul><li>The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI...
<ul><li>ISO 26000  standard guidance as a meta language for integrating social responsibility tools  </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for st...
 
<ul><li>Not only corporate and organizational social responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networks of Values on social res...
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
 
Time/Space
<ul><li>Linking multi-actor and multilevel social responsibility to development and equity goals </li></ul>
 
UN Millenium Development Goals UN Report on Human Development Outcomes in Territorial  Indicators of Development +
Contacts: ashley@iss.nl  or ecocidades@gmail.com Ecocidades: www.ecocidades.org ISS: www.iss.nl
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  1. 1. Patricia Almeida Ashley Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity – 2009/2011 International Institute of Social Studies - Erasmus University Rotterdam Fourth lecture in the series ‘ Global Values in a Changing World- Synergy of State and Society in a Globalized World ’ Lecture and Discussion: Monday 17 January 2011
  2. 2. <ul><li>A perspective from a social responsibility researcher in civic driven action in Brazil: the case of São Joao del Rey – Ecocidades Project (Proext Mec/Cidades – 2007/2009) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From academia to government, business and civil society agents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some next steps in social responsibility movement: from corporate and organizational to networks, markets and territories </li></ul>
  3. 4. São João del Rey, Minas Gerais, Brasil (founded in 1709; pop. 85000)
  4. 6. Lenheiro River Important: During the Winter
  5. 7. Lenheiro river in the Summer
  6. 8. Córrego do Lenheiro after each “Summer Rain”
  7. 9. Córrego do Lenheiro – Upstream the center of São João del Rey Fonte: Foto da Semana, Jornal Gazeta de São João Del-Rei, 2008
  8. 10. Residencial Lenheiros – upstream the Lenheiro river
  9. 11. <ul><li>Proext Mec/Cidades – government funding for extension/research projects related to urban development – 30.000 reais in 2007 (13.667 euros) </li></ul>
  10. 14. <ul><li>Social responsibility studies, tools, knowledge was not part of the local culture, public policies, business practices, educational policies </li></ul><ul><li>Events, courses, opinion papers, radio inverviews, tv programmes, research papers of a research group were only supported by engaged civil society groups (some), labour unions (some), some business leaders (two), councillors (two of ten), some schools (three) </li></ul><ul><li>Not understood by political leaders in the city hall </li></ul><ul><li>Not accepted as a transversal concept in curriculum in the university (internal struggle in the department) </li></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>The United Nations Global Compact </li></ul><ul><li>The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) </li></ul><ul><li>The United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) </li></ul><ul><li>OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises </li></ul><ul><li>G lobal Reporting Initiative (GRI) </li></ul><ul><li>AA1000 guidelines for stakeholder engagement in management </li></ul>
  12. 17. <ul><li>ISO 26000 standard guidance as a meta language for integrating social responsibility tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A five year process engaging national standards bodies, multi-stakeholder national committees and mirror committees from more than 90 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A global consensus on current core themes, principles and issues of social responsibility, which includes legal compliance and voluntary actions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It considers relational governance of stakeholders (not only shareholders) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is not only a matter of ‘business’ but ‘organizational’ social responsibility (private, public and non-profit organizations) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 18. <ul><li>Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for stakeholders’ interests </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for the rule of law </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for international norms of behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for human rights </li></ul>Principles Values
  14. 20. <ul><li>Not only corporate and organizational social responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networks of Values on social responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networks in Markets: the ethics of care as expression of market value and, thus, risk management considering social, environmental and economic risks of projects, organizations and products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network in Territories as scopes for multi-actor and multilevel governance of stakeholders´social responsibilities </li></ul></ul>
  15. 21. Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
  16. 23. Time/Space
  17. 24. <ul><li>Linking multi-actor and multilevel social responsibility to development and equity goals </li></ul>
  18. 26. UN Millenium Development Goals UN Report on Human Development Outcomes in Territorial Indicators of Development +
  19. 27. Contacts: ashley@iss.nl or ecocidades@gmail.com Ecocidades: www.ecocidades.org ISS: www.iss.nl

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