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General Info

If you have any inquiries please contact us at: info@international-csr.org

Cologne Business School & Flora Cologne

The two main conference venues for the 5thRMER Conference and the 8thICSR Conference will be the CBS & Flora Cologne:

CBS Cologne Business School GmbH | CBS is one of the leading private universities of applied sciences in Germany. It is also well-known for its international focus, in addition to its high academic standards.

Flora Cologne | A five-star event location, the Flora in Cologne is well-known for its extensive botanical garden complex. The venue is mainly used for national and international conferences, concerts and social events.

Monday, November 12th 2018
Cologne Business School GmbH, Hardefuststraße 1, 50677 Cologne, Germany

Tuesday, November 13th 2018Thursday, November 15th 2018
Flora Cologne, Am Botanischen Garten 1a, 50735 Cologne, Germany

Friday, November 16th 2018
Cologne Business School GmbH, Hardefuststraße 1, 50677 Cologne, Germany

Travel & Accomodation

November is high season in Cologne and there are multiple events happening throughout the month. We therefore highly recommend pre-booking your flight and hotel as soon as possible.

  • Accommodation: You can select your accommodation from a list of hotels we reserved. There is only a limited amount of discounted rooms, so be sure to book yours soon: Hotel Overview
  • Travel: As the partner airline for our conferences, Emirates can assist with your flight booking and offers special fares for conference participants. Book your flights on www.emirates.com and enter the promotion code you receive with your conference ticket. Travel validity 7th-21stNovember 2018.
    Destination for domestic and European flights: Cologne Bonn Airport
    Destination for international flights: Düsseldorf International Airport (30 minutes from Cologne) or Frankfurt International Airport (1 hour by ICE train from Cologne)
  • Visa: Please visit the German Federal Foreign Office website for general information about the requirements for applying for a visa and the application process. More detailed information about the Visa application can be found on the website of the German Embassy of each respective country. We are happy to prepare invitation letters for participants. They can be requested after the ticket was purchased.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Join the conference community as a sponsor and engage in one of the world’s premier international forums on CSR. There are three commitment levels: Sponsor, Supporter or Co-Creator.

Please contact Patrick Bungard if you would like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

Scholarship Option

Young Leaders

We want to enable young leaders from around the world to participate and engage in the 8th ICSR conference and the 5th RMER conference. You can apply for a scholarship by sending us your best leadership story or explaining to us why you are one of the world’s “young leaders”. Your scholarship includes the conference tickets and accomodation in Cologne.

Your email should include your story in 600 words, your CV and your picture. The application deadline is September 28th, 2018. Applicants must be under 30 years of age. Please, send your application to Anna Toennessen.

Non-Profit Organizations

We think that NGOs can provide meaningful input to our conference. Therefore, we want those NGOs, that truly want to make a change during the conference, to have free access. In your application, please tell us about your greatest success story. Furthermore, please indicate your ideas on what you could bring to the conference or how you would contribute to a meaningful discourse.

Your application email should include a 600-word motivation letter and your logo. The application deadline is September 14th, 2018. Please, send your application to Anna Toennessen.

If you’re looking for opportunities to invest in some of the world’s young leaders please contact Patrick Bungard

Kids Workshop

We will be offering a workshop on Sustainability for children between the ages of 4 and 13. The workshop is free of charge for all participants. The children will be supervised by experienced child care professionals throughout the duration of the workshop, lunch and snacks are included in the program.

The Kids Workshop will contain many exciting events to keep your child entertained while also in an educational environment!

The current line-up for the Kids Workshop will include but is not limited to:

  • A day in the Zoo, Aquarium and Farm of Cologne learning about different animals, their habitat in the ecosystem, how to protect them and fun facts
  • Workshop about sustainability, how kids understand it and what they expect from the world / adults
  • Lego Serious Play building session
  • Ecogon – A portable ecosystem as a board game
  • Half-day in the botanical garden of Cologne “Flora”
  • And other activities that are still being planned!

If you are interested you must register by sending the form below to Viola Nyssen. If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out an additional form for each child.

Registration Deadline: October 14.

For Child Registration, please click here.