Why Certify

CASI is the apex body dedicated to promoting research & education in the field of corporate social responsibility and sustainability. CASI will serve as the springboard for cutting edge research; provide a talent pool for industry, create a distinct community to share best practices and serve as a platform for recruiters.  CASI will lead the way in thought leadership.

CASI pursues its mission by educating management practitioners, students and academia on corporate social responsibility and related topics. CASI also maintains strong relationships with Indian and International corporates / education institutes / think tanks/ consulting companies which can serve as vehicles for career advancement. Further CASI consults corporates and helps them develop the right approach towards CSR.  Corporates initiating a CSR program for the first time can rely on the knowledge and expertise of CASI to develop their own CSR programs.

The programs brought to you by CASI are the first of its kind. With specially focused programs in the upcoming field of CSR; now students and practitioners can avail the opportunity to develop & refresh their knowledge and develop a focused network. Our world class mentoring board ensures you have great handholding whilst pursuing the programs.

CASI’s worldwide advocacy for CSR and sustainability is reinforced by our globally recognized standards and certification programs, extensive research programs, chapters and student communities of practice, and professional development opportunities.

Why Chose CASI?

With a CASI qualification, you will join the first certification institute for CSR & sustainability. You will be able to use the CASI certification / Logo and be part of a truly global network. This is not only a certification; but a thought process; a way of life. At CASI you have the opportunity to join millions of like-minded professionals with varied business backgrounds.  As a CASI certified professional, you not only earn the respect of corporates and communities alike but also get priority on various fronts including placements. As a CASI certified professional, it is imperative that the worlds looks at you differently. You bring a sustainability guarantee.
With millions of corporates struggling to build in sustainability within their business models, the CASI certified professional stands apart and is often looked upon to bring in CSR and sustainability angles with businesses and business models.

The CASI certification is a powerful differentiator; and respected by the community.

CASI is a globally accepted and recognized credential differentiating your candidature in terms of strategic thinking and executional capabilities. Most corporates strive to have employees with knowledge of sustainability and CSR. More and more companies are working on their business strategy to have it intertwined with sustainability. A sustainable business model is imperative. CASI is perhaps the only such global certification which provides you this edge and a constant engagement.

Combine CSR with Business

There is simply no option.
More and more corporates are searching for the perfect cause to support. Identifying a cause is not longer easy. IN the yesteryears corporates identified the cause which was closest to the heart of the promoters, or even the cause which was a fad. A few corporates identified causes which helped build a stronger and a better nation and a society.
Going forward, causes will no longer be identified and supported this way.
The right cause is one which your business model supports. The CASI philosophy : “CSR is not the way you spend your profits, but the way you earn it ion the first place” is not being the underlying philosophy adopted by all corporates globally.
Thus, an Increasing demand for employees with a certification in CSR and Sustainability.

Combine Sustainability with Business Models

It’s not the way you spend your profits: but how you earn it that describes your sustainability quotient!!
CASI credential holders at all levels strive for a better business model and in turn a better world and hence are in demand and respected.  A student member is a part of the CASI student chapter is a preferred intern by corporates looking to define or re define their strategy in terms of having an interwoven sustainable business strategy. A CASI student associate is a student with a dual qualification: one is his basic qualification and the other is a CASI credential which is a guarantee that he stands apart. Working professionals are encouraged to apply for CASI associate credential. Such a certification ensures that apart from their core responsibilities they bring a basic knowledge of CSR and sustainability to the table. This strengthens the business model and the CSR ability of the corporate. Senior working professionals are encouraged to apply for the CASI pro, while CXO’s, entrepreneurs and board members are encouraged to apply for the fellow program.

Boost your earning Potential

While there are other candidates possibly with your experience and expertise, a CASI certification sets you apart.
Corporates are keen today to 1. Integrate their CSR & sustainability preferences with their core business models. 2. Have employees who can engage in CSR and societial welfare along with their regular jobs. 3. Given the 2% mandate from government, corporates will scout for best available options. A CASI certification is the key, the answer to all these

Become better at your job

No matter what profession you are in or the business your company is in: sustainability is everyone’s business. An affinity for sustainability in products, processes and policies will help garner customers and finally translate in to higher cents per dollar of profits.
Not only customers but every stake holder today is demanding that corporates and professionals have a business model intertwined with CSR and sustainability

Increase your value to your employer by expanding your skill sets

A CASI credential is a proven way to expand your horizons. Such a credential is a guarantee of an additional skill set.
Add to that the great network support provided by the institute with free access to innovative ideas and blogging. And finally regional chapters which enable you to have a face to face interaction with local support groups, corporates and members.

Highlight your expertise by earning a professional credential

Our multiple certification programs enable you to showcase your expertise at various levels of the corporate hierarchy. Such credentials not only build your resume but also provides a constant assurance to your stakeholders that your company and department is striving in the right direction.

Position yourself in a global market

A CASI credential not only reflects positively on your candidature but also reflects the philosophy in your company. With governments and corporates across the globe striving for a focus on sustainability: a CASI certification helps you showcase yourself globally in line with share and stake holder expectations.
Moreover CASI’s international certifications offer opportunities to learn more about business models, Sustainability actions & priorities, and best practices from around the world
Such a certification and continued up gradation gives you an insight in to demands of stakeholders and shareholders.

Position yourself for management opportunities

With CSR & sustainability becoming a key word in business, Corporates globally seek CSR certified employees. Corporates prefer CSR certified employees. A CASI credential helps your candidature stand apart.

With millions of corporates struggling to build in sustainability within their business models, the CASI certified professional stands apart and is often looked upon to bring in CSR and sustainability angles within businesses and business models.

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