Fuelling our Commitment

In early June, 25 representatives from 14 partners across seven European countries gathered at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Rijeka in Croatia for our second in-person partner meeting. As part of the early research, the SIM project explored the European landscape, examining Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and company-community relations in Greece, Croatia, […]

Our Next stop – Croatia for Co-Designing

The Social Impact Manager partners will meet on 5th & 6th June 2024 at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Rijeka (EFRI UNIRI), Croatia. Over two days, they will facilitate a co-designing session for the SIM Education Programme that will be launched in the five target countries (Austria, Croatia, Greece, France and Italy). […]

Engaging local communities and companies

As part of the engagement phase of the Social Impact Manager project, partners have been actively working and engaging with stakeholders in local companies and communities. Local participatory workshops were carried out with local communities focusing on the specific needs of each area. Representatives of local authorities, companies and NGOs were invited to discuss ideas […]

Meet the Partner: PbEB

Project partner, Plattform für Berufsbezogene Erwachsenenbildung (PbEB) is an association of the leading private providers of vocational and business-related education and training. Based in Vienna since 2007, they aim to promote the importance of vocational adult education for personal, entrepreneurial and macroeconomic development. They see vocational adult education as a market in which they offer […]

Bridging Lifelong Learning and Social Impact

The European University Continuing Education Network (eucen) stands at the forefront of strengthening University Lifelong Learning (ULLL) in universities across Europe. With a primary focus on contributing to the development and enhancement of ULLL, eucen plays a crucial role in advocating for ULLL at the European policy level. Through a multifaceted approach that includes activities […]

Celebrating Milestones and Unveiling Progress

Greetings, SIM community! As the holiday season approaches, we’re thrilled to share some exciting updates from our recent December monthly meeting. The SIM project has reached a significant milestone, marking six months of dedicated efforts towards empowering organisations to enhance their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices and strengthen ties with local communities. In this blog […]

Social Impact Webinar

French project partners, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne wish to express their sincere gratitude to all the participants who contributed to making the webinar on the Social Impact Manager (SIM) project a memorable and successful event. This event, held on 5th October 2023 was a resounding success and captured a diverse audience, including representatives from businesses, […]

Social impact through design and local community collaboration

Project School is a social innovation company founded in Italy that empowers individuals and organisations to tackle the most pressing challenges facing their communities. With a focus on creative problem-solving and design thinking, Project School equips participants with the skills and tools to develop sustainable and impactful solutions to issues ranging from education and employment […]

Let’s meet the University of the Peloponnese, SIM’s lead coordinator

By Katerina Doundi and Antonis Klapsis Understanding the dynamics of a project’s success is intrinsically tied to its human resources, especially in a venture involving a diverse consortium like Social Impact Manager (SIM). Co-ordination and collaboration among partners are crucial in such scenarios. Therefore, let’s take a look at the role of the coordinator in […]