CSR & Community

The University Charter of Social Responsibility is established to guide the conduct of activities at CECOS University so that the University operations can be managed sensibly and responsibly, giving due consideration to its impact on the environment and society and balancing growth with sustainability. The Charter covers the areas of Ethics, Students, Employees, Community, Environment, Health and Safety. All the Staff Members of the University are required to comply with this Charter.

1. Ethics

1.1      The University is committed to promote ethical standards to be adopted by students, faculty and other staff members. This should include standards relating to behavior of students and staff, research, academic, administrative and other activities. The University should ensure that there are associated codes of conduct covering the required standards.

2. Students

The University is committed to:

2.1     Providing a stimulating learning environment for students;

2.2     Helping students to achieve their maximum potentials;

2.3     Making   students   aware   of   the   importance   and   nature   of   social responsibility a part of their education at the University; for example the need to protect the environment and show care and concern for those in need;

2.4     Preparing  students,  so  that  when  they  graduate,  they  can  make  a positive  contribution to the community.

3. Employees

The University should:

3.1     Adopt the best practice in its Human Resources Management policies;

3.2     Assist staff to develop their full potentials as members of the University workforce   and provide opportunities for professional development;

3.3     Observe    the    fundamentals of    human    rights,    safety    and non-discrimination;

3.4     Provide fair compensation and implement minimum wages policy;

3.5     Involve employees in the decision making processes, where appropriate; for example, through the Board of Studies, Academic Council and other formal University bodies

4. Community

The University should:

4.1     Communicate  with  organizations  and  local  residents  on  the  long  term development of the University to ensure that these are beneficial to all;

4.2    Consider giving access to the facilities of the University as appropriate in support of the development of the community;

4.3    Promote   Knowledge   Transfer   as a core means of contributing to technological, social and other developments in the community.

5. Environment, Health and Safety

The University should:

5.1     Ensure that developments in the University are sustainable and do not have a negative impact on the environment;

5.2     Promote the concepts of the 3 Rs of Reduction, Reuse and Recycling and eliminate the use of non- degradable materials, where possible;

5.3     Provide equipment, training and other resources to ensure a healthy and safe environment for the students and staff.