Projects

RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

 

Current research

   

Managing Corporate Social Performance: Development of the Recommendations for the Russian Companies.

The purpose of the project is to conduct fundamental research of corporate social performance of Russian companies, as well to develop recommendations for the improvement of management of corporate social responsibility in the Russian context.  

 

Opportunities and Challenges for the Development of Social Entrepreneurship in Russia.

 The project aims to conduct research "Opportunities and challenges of the development of social entrepreneurship in Russia" based on a survey of social entrepreneurs – the students of the educational program "Managing projects of social entrepreneurship." The project is implemented with the support of Citi Foundation.

 

Leaders in Corporate Philanthropy: (in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers).

The project aims to assess the charitable programs of Russian companies, as well as to develop recommendations for management of charitable activities as an element of " CSR portfolio" of Russian companies. The project is implemented with the support of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

 

 

 

Main Research Projects  2012-2013

   

National Report on Social Investments in Russia – 2012: 

Analysis of the current situation in the field of CSR and corporate social investments in Russian companies (with the collaboration of The Russian Managers Association). The report was presented in Moscow (December 4, 2013).The expected date for the electronic publication is January, 2014.

 

 

 

Main Research Projects  2010-2012

   

The Impact Assessment of the UN Global Compact “LEAD” Initiative:

 participation at the international research consortium (in collaboration with The Academy of Business in Society (EABIS) and Ashridge Business School). Project is completed.

 

Non-financial Reporting: Disclosure on Compliance

  (in collaboration with Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs RSPP and PricewaterhouseCoopers). Project is completed. The national report “Raising business information transparency through development of corporate nonfinancial reporting” is presented by RSPP (2012), and the article is published in Russian refereed journal (2012)

CSR Instruments Usage for Successful Business Development (in collaboration with The Russian Managers Association). Project is completed. The case collection is presented (2011), and the article is presented to the Russian refereed journal (2012). 

 

How do Firms Learn to Intergrate and Manage sustainability in their business model (purpose, strategy, structure, processes and culture (in collaboration with GOLDEN for Sustainability).

The results were applied to the course «Business and society» (MBA) and «Corporate Social Responsibility» (BBA).

 

The Review of the Best Practices of CSR in Central and Eastern Europe: 

 the analysis of the best practices in Hungry, Poland, Russia and Ukraine (in collaboration with EABIS - The Academy of Business in Society).

 

Research on Corporate Philanthropy:

Analysis of the best practices of corporate philanthropy on Russian companies, national awards competition (in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Russian Donors Forum, Vedomosti). Project is completed. The national analytical report is presented and published, the articles in Russian (2011) and in international (2012) refereed journals are published.

 

 

Main Research Projects  2007-2009

 

People Investor 2009: 

 Research on the best corporate practices, volume and structure of investments in Russian companies into human potential, national awards competition (in collaboration with the Russian Managers Association). Project is completed, The analytical  report is published and presented in Moscow (November 2009). 

 

National Report on Social Investments in Russia – 2008: 

Analysis of the current situation in the field of CSR and dynamics of corporate social investments in Russian companies in 2004-2008 years (in collaboration with The Russian Managers Association, UNDP, Strategic Program Fund of British Embassy). Project is completed. The report is published and officially presented at the international forum in Kiev (January, 2009).

 

English edition of the National Report on Social Investments in Russia – 2008:

 Translation and publishing of the report: “Report on Social Investments in Russia 2008: Integrating CSR Principles into Corporate Strategy” (in collaboration with The Russian Managers Association, UNDP, Strategic Program Fund of British Embassy). Project is completed. The English edition of the Report is published and officially presented in St.Petersburg (May 2009). 

 

The Ethical Code for the SPbU GSOM:

 Elaboration and implementation of the Ethical Code for  the SPbU GSOM as a standard of international business school ethical code (in collaboration with Caux Round Table). Project is completed. Ethical code is introduced into SPbU GSOM, managerial practice (2007).

 

        

PROJECTS IN KNOWLEDGE SHARING  

 

Current project in knowledge sharing

 

Project management for social entrepreneurs:

 Implementation of the Executive Education program “Project Management for Social Entrepreneurs 2013-2014”, preparation of a study guidance for social entrepreneurs,  and preparation of a study guidance for professors of Russian universities (the program is implemented with financial support from Citi Foundation).

 

Preparation of the basic textbook in the field of CSR:

  Preparation and publishing of the basic textbook and accompanying materials in the field of CSR for Bachelor in Management programs (in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers, EABIS - The Academy of Business in Society).

 

Professors’ training in the field of CSR:

 Preparation of the series of methodological seminars for professors of Russian universities (in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers). 

 

 

 

Main projects in knowledge sharing 2012-2013

 

Executive Education program “Project Management for Social Entrepreneurs 2012-2013” (the program was implemented with financial support from Citi Foundation)

 

 

 

Main Projects in Knowledge Sharing 2010-2012

 

8th Annual PhD Conference of EABIS - The Academy of Business in Society:

 Preparation and holding annual PhD conference of EABIS (in collaboration with EABIS). Project is conducted. The PhD Conference was held on 22 September 2010.  

 

9th annual Colloquium of EABIS - The Academy of Business in Society:

Preparation and holding the 9th annual colloquium of EABIS “Corporate Responsibility and Emerging Markets” (in collaboration with EABIS). Project is conducted. The Annual Colloquium was held on 20-21 September 2010.  

 

 

 

Main Projects in Knowledge Sharing 2009-2010

 

Introducing of CSR issues into Graduate Education system of Ukraine and Belarus:

  Holding a Round Table and methodological seminar for professors of Ukrainian and Belarusian graduate schools (in collaboration with UNDP in Ukraine, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, UNDP Belarus). Project is conducted. The Round Table in Kiev (March, 2009) and methodological seminars in Kiev (October 2009) and Minsk (May 2010) are carried out. 

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