The Forum of Social Councils of Andalusian Public Universities and the Social Councils Conference of the Spanish Public Universities are working on organizing the I International Conference on Social Responsibility of the University, to be held on 20-21 of February 2014, and based at the University of the Historic Town of Cadiz, Spain.
Main conference objectives are:
- making a diagnosis of the current situation in which the University is at an international level, based on the analysis of the changes that are taking place in their background context;
- debating the implications of SR and the role that should play the University before it;
- defining how a project should be RSU and the convenient methodology to implement it, with particular reference to the mechanisms of information and communication of CSR such as sustainability reporting;
- creating a network of university professors in Spain, Europe and Latin America interested and committed to the SR which becomes a permanent enrichment platform for ideas both to improve the internal functioning of the universities and to convey to society and the business community SR related values .