Details for Universidad EAFIT

Participant Status


Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive


Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia


Sign Up Date to PRME

25 Sep 2012

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

08 Apr 2017

Sharing Information on Progress (2017)

Sharing Information on Progress March 2016 - March 2017 - Spanish version - View Report

Period Covered: Mar 2016 to Mar 2017

Para la Universidad EAFIT es un honor presentar la tercera versión de su reporte Sharing Information on Progress. En esta versión, la Universidad está no sólo reportando sobre su compromiso con la adopción de los valores de responsabilidad social y sostenibilidad corporativa en sus actividades de formación, investigación y proyección social; sino también cómo, por medio de sus prácticas organizacionales sirve como ejemplo a sus diferentes grupos de interés en la apropiación de estos valores.

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

• By institutional mandate, each of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses has at least one module on either business ethics or corporate social responsibility. This decision aims to promote critical thinking and to provide decision making elements for future managers and current citizens regarding ethical dilemmas.
• We promote teaching strategies that facilitate the development of socially responsible practices and values, such as: debates, discussions, students projects, workshops, and evaluations.
• We have “Atreverse a Pensar”, this is an institutional program to encourage academic honesty. This program has been model for other Colombian education institutions and companies.
• Our executive education portfolio comprises courses on responsible management and sustainability within the Global Compact framework.
• Together with student groups and other stakeholders we have supported conferences and events on CSR.
• We actively participated in the local network of the Global Compact. We are specially committed in the Anti-Corruption national roundtable.
• We publicly communicate our commitment towards responsible management education, and share with the business community our views through academic papers, books, business magazines’ columns, newspapers articles and conferences in the field of corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

• Several of our members of the academic staff have researched and published in the field of corporate social responsibility both at the local dimensions and at the international level.
• We are committed to the business community in Colombia, and we conduct both scientific and applied research in socially and environmentally responsible values and practices.
• We provide support to companies through consulting in CSR areas.
• As members of academic and professional networks, we promote Global Compact values, and we share our experiences as teaching and research institution.

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