“Belief in a new ‘sustainability’ model is growing this leading to create campaigns to fight hunger and contribute of disaster relief. and make change initiatives that tackle complex social and environmental problems."

Kadiatou Konaré, Minister of Culture, Handicrafts and Tourism.

"Sustainability school feeding Programme has increased the rates of enrolment, especially for girls. Local authority involvement should be strengthened in sustainable programmes , as it is fighting illiteracy, low levels of education and lack of organization in the work."

Mr Mohamed Ould Mahmoud, Minister of Agriculture

"We must support the introduction of sustainable business in the agricultural and economic projects of organizations, companies and productive groups. The role of sustainable business in the development of incomes between the companies and employees, is to achieve a better life for everyone."

Aminata KAYO Program Manager CCM with Save the Children ,Malian Alliance for malaria prevention- Population health

"CSR is an important part for addressing role of the business in society and it has a significant direct and indirect impact on trend of business market, it is being the way through which a company achieves a balance of economic environmental and social imperatives at the same time."

Jeyan Suganya Lecturer at University of Jaffna

"CSR can be defined as commitment of business to contribute to sustainable economic development - working with employees, their families, the local community and society at large to improve the quality of life, in ways that are both good for business and good for development."

Ridmi Gajanayake Senior Lecturer at University of Kelaniya

“CSR is about charitable activities and providing financial assistance to various altruistic causes and it is about organisational governance, human rights, labour practices, the environment, fair operating practices, and also given consumer issues, with attention to community involvement and development aspects.”

kamal Tilakasiri senior lecturer, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

"From many of the discussions that I have been in, the definition that most of us can agree on is that sustainability is the right way to live,” That’s the principle of it, and it’s centered on welfare for all.”

Jhon Muñoz,member of the Colombian Coffee Federation (FNC)

“Responsible investment is essential if we are to achieve the SDGs because it provides an approach that not only focuses on financial returns but also on contributing to a more equitable world.”

Maria Andrea Trujillo, Research Director of CESA (the Colombian College of Higher Studies)

“There is a growing number of people understanding the importance of sustainability in the administration and other stakeholders. Social networks and globalisation are strengthening the sustainability discourse in all economic activities including tourism.”

Natalia Naranjo, Colombia Representative en CESO sustainable tourism consultant and university lecturer

"Sustainability means to be able to take care of our nature, our people and really be able to build a better world for all of us as well as the tourists who are visiting. When we talk about sustainability, we talk about avoiding or diminishing the effects of climate change; we talk about decarbonization, having a better quality of life for the communities."

María Amalia Revelo Raventós, Costa Rican businesswoman and government minister.

"Sustainable development is a challenge that all countries face, COSTA RICA vision has been to cultivate social well-being, achieve environmental stability to counteract the global threat of climate change, and develop a sustainable economy that protects both people and the environment. Because of these efforts, the country has built strong foundations to become a world benchmark for sustainability."

Daniel Valverde Bagnarello,"essential COSTA RICA" Nation Brand Director.

“Sustainability is the only way we can protect our next generations. The international community should work as a team and learn from each other. We understand that sustainable development is a very articulated process that needs to be done in an integrated way."

Claudia Vanessa Dobles Camargo , The first lady ,architect and urban planner.

“CSR has a contribution to equality and equity, understood here in terms of minimising deprivation; enhancing equality of opportunity; correcting gross imbalances in the distribution of income, wealth and power; and social justice."

Benoit Fitte Technical Director en Survalles Wine Group

” Most CSR initiatives focus on social (and environmental) protection. CSR discourse has embraced issues of labour and other human rights."


"CSR is a recognised and common part of business activity. Some of the regularly cited motives behind CSR are employee morale, recruitment and retention, with employees acknowledged as a key organisational stakeholder."

Environment Minister Carolina Schmidt

"CSR is a “sentiment” that is growing every year, CSR efforts are focused mainly on education, and the very quality aspect."

Ricardo Polis Director Regional de America del Sur en Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc

“Sustainability is something we need to be well informed about; it makes the people able to meet their own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to do so.”

Professor Oscar R. Ortega Professor at Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola - USIL

"CSR aims to make the communities around us have been our partners and support the communities and people. CSR launch make business and community grow and improve."

Estuardo Masias CEO at La Calera SAC

“The aim of CSR's award is to promote positive practices of socially responsible action and to inspire the introduction and promotion of social responsibility in our country."

The Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev,

"The award for "Most Creative Practice" which is presented for the project that includes new approach to solving a social responsibility problem or a new approach to business that brings benefits to stakeholders."

President of the National Coordination Body on Corporate Social Responsibility , AleksandarNikolov