Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

At the end of 2011 our university, in partnership with the Global Compact Network Bulgaria and CSR Bulgaria, started to create a master's program designed to prepare specialists with practical skills for the development of corporate social responsibility, who are able to take decisions based on socially responsible behavior and to promote sustainable development policy in their organizations. The program will be launched in autumn 2012 under the name ""Corporate social responsibility - financial management.""

Implementation methodologies

For the period 2012- 2015 we plan to: - Encourage and support our professors and other lecturers in their research in the field of ecology, sustainable development and social management. - Collect and to promote among the students, lecturers and the society good practices in sustainable development and socially responsible business practices and models. - To incorporate subjects like Sustainable development and Sustainable finance in our programs.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


VUZF University
Master's Program:
Communication on Progress - COP (UNGC)
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Grigorii Vazov,

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