The OWL (Ostwestfalen-Lippe) CSR Competence Centre provides small and medium-sized companies with support in developing an individual CSR strategy, in defining responsible corporate goals, in planning measures and in communicating their goals.

  • It raises awareness through continuous information, regular events and media work.
  • It provides qualification through promotional events, practical workshops and intensive seminars.
  • It connects companies and players through regional and national collaborations, and draws attention to the CSR companies in OWL.

CSR_Excellence - Partner for OWL

The OWL CSR Competence Centre supports the practically-oriented transfer of knowledge. In this respect, a regular exchange of knowledge takes place with its advisory board, with representatives of regional companies and organisations. In dialogue with a variety of multipliers such as CSR companies, business development agencies, associations and networks, close relations are fostered between the participants as well as with local companies interested in CSR.

CSR_Excellence - Project sponsor and partner

The OWL CSR Centre of Excellence is a project which is shared between GILDE Wirtschaftsförderung (economic development) GmbH Detmold and the Initiative für Beschäftigung (employment initiative) OWL e.V. (IfB). Thanks to a variety of successful CSR projects, GILDE is an acknowledged and well connected CSR partner at both the regional, the national and the European level. As the instigator of the OWL CSR prize, the IfB has helped to shape the topic of corporate responsibility in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe region.