Corporate Social Responsibility in Nicaragua

The aim is to promote best practices in companies.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

In order to increase awareness about the importance of corporate social responsibility, this week sees the launch of a series of events under the slogan "Profitability and responsibility, the road to excellence."

Over twenty stalls manned by companies that have committed to the issue will share their experiences with visitors to the event which is to be held at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center in Managua.

An article in reports: "Ximena Ramirez, president of the Permanent Council of Women Entrepreneurs in Nicaragua, noted that CSR "is not just a new and modern way of doing business, it is the way to do business in the globalized and competitive world."

According to Gilberto Alcócer, president of the Nicaraguan Council for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Conimipyme), those representatives in the grouping can not be left out of CSR framework, because it is such an important strategy for developing productivity and competitiveness.

However in order to achieve this, he said, "it takes three agents: business, government and society."

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