sally_small Sally Fegan-Wyles, UN Assistant Secretary-General, Acting Head Executive Director, UNITAR“Antwerp-ITCCO has the ambition to become one of the benchmarks in action learning in Europe: high-level, innovative, interdisciplinary, multi-actor and practical learning and training methods to create awareness and to support the implementation of the U.N. development goals. ITCCO aims to build capacity in the field of sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, accountability and transparency. UNITAR salutes the efforts of the leaders of Antwerp and all other stakeholders involved to bring to fruition this remarkable vision.”

Sustainable Fashion Action Learning

BMA_8415 On August 25th, Antwerp-ITCCO organized its first Action Learning on sustainable fashion in cooperation with Antwerp Management School and Flanders Fashion Institute. Participants were guided through the heart of the Fashion District, discovering sustainability best practices and issues throughout the sector and discussing innovative solutions.
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The European Commission’s strategy on CSR 2011-2014: achievements, shortcomings and future challenges

csr Have your say on the future EC CSR strategy – complete the stakeholders’ consultation survey! The aim of this public consultation is to seek feedback on the achievements, shortcomings and future challenges of the Commission’s activities on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), as outlined in the Commission’s 2011 Communication on “A renewed EU strategy 2011-14 for Corporate Social Responsibility”

Sustainability through the Diamond Chain

BMA_7432 On July 3, 2014, Antwerp-ITCCO organized, in collaboration with our founding partners Antwerp World Diamond Center (AWDC) and Fonds voor Diamantnijverheid (FVD) a sustainability action learning project. This is an interactive tour for executives about the challenges of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility by means of some field visits in the Diamond Quarter, based on the first sustainability report from AWDC. Antwerp-ITCCO is in the progress of fine-tuning the course. The date for the next course will be announced on our website and newsletter.

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