Why should you enroll for Fellow Programs

Why do you need a CASI Fellow credential?

Having proven your expertise in business brings you to a cross road where further accolades are not only through business or operational expertise but through demonstrated sensitivity towards the environment, society and demands of every stake holder. CSR and Sustainability being an integral part of business; a fellow program credential showcases your expertise

Why should you enroll?

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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.

Consulting Opportunities

Profiles of all CASI credential holders are showcased on CASI website and communication material. This increases your chances of a consulting assignment. Further, given that CSR rules have recently been enacted upon especially in India, corporates and consultancies are keen to reach out to professionals with in-depth knowledge of CSR & sustainability. A CASI fellow credential is possibly the best way to showcase this expertise.

Who should participate?

This program is recommended for senior working professionals.

A high level of understanding of sustainability from business point of view or a high level of understanding of CSR is essential.

Participants with lower levels of experience or expertise are encouraged to attempt the associate / pro examination and then applying for the Fellow credential

You are right for the fellow credential, If you have experience in

Strategic leadership: participating in strategic decisions which affect your organizations future direction and success. OR

Technical leadership: are accountable for technical issues and matters at board level, or if your supervisor who is at a board level. OR

Operational leadership: are accountable for operations at board level or if your supervisor is at board level. OR

Functional leadership: experience of leading functional areas within an organization at a board level or if your supervisor is at a board level. OR

Consulting Experience: if you have a consulting experience of over 7 years

Academic Experience: if you are a full time / part time faculty for over 7 years

How does a CASI fellow credential effect you

A lot has been said and written lately about CSR certifications. And the trend is on the rise. In today’s job market, leadership positions are becoming harder and harder to obtain, fewer postings are available on job boards and when positions do arise, thousands of resumes from applicants all over the country flood the HR departments for every single position.

With no end in sight, it’s important to understand what’s happening with hiring organizations and how a CSR / sustainability certification affects your job search. It is easy for an overworked HR department to shortlist candidates on additional credentials and qualifications obtained by a candidate.

A candidate with a certification in CSR or sustainability definitely stands out.

About CASI

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.

With millions of students graduating every year from various business and other schools, the differentiator is a single question, “what else do you bring to the table? What skill sets do you have, which set you apart from others?

A CSR certification is a great differentiator.

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 no 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!!

The ability to combine business with sustainability is highly recognized by corporates;  the CASI credential is the first step towards developing such an ability.

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

 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.