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  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    1. 1. Tool-box for Responsible Business Corporate Social Responsibility ISO14000 Environmental Management Standard Green Globe
    2. 2. What is CSR? Analysis of pros and cons Improvements? Environmental Management Standard Green Globe
    3. 3. What is CSR? <ul><li>Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), also known as corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship, responsible business and corporate social opportunity is a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. </li></ul><ul><li>Ideally, CSR policy would function as a built-in, self-regulating mechanism whereby business would monitor and ensure their adherence to law, ethical standards, and international norms. </li></ul><ul><li>Essentially it is a tool box to help businesses move towards sustainability. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Source: Diagram by Mallen Baker
    5. 5. Tools … <ul><li>AccountAbility's AA1000 standard, based on John Elkington's triple bottom line (3BL) reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting for Sustainability's Connected Reporting Framework. </li></ul><ul><li>Global Reporting Initiative's Sustainability Reporting Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Good Corporation's Standard developed in association with the Institute of Business Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Green Globe Certification / Standard </li></ul><ul><li>Social Accountability International's SA8000 standard </li></ul>
    6. 6. Tools Continued … <ul><li>The ISO 14000 environmental management standard </li></ul><ul><li>The United Nations Global Compact promotes companies reporting in the format of a Communication on Progress (COP). A COP report describes the company's implementation of the Compact's ten universal principles. </li></ul><ul><li>The United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR) provides voluntary technical guidance on eco-efficiency indicators, corporate responsibility reporting and corporate governance disclosure. </li></ul><ul><li>Verite's Monitoring Guidelines </li></ul>
    7. 7. Environmental Management Standard <ul><li>ISO 14000 is a series of international standards on environmental management. </li></ul><ul><li>ISO14001 was first published in 1996 and specifies the actual requirements for an environmental management system. </li></ul><ul><li>It applies to those environmental aspects which the organisation has control and over which it can be expected to have an influence. </li></ul>Source: http://www.iso14000-iso14001-environmental-management.com/14000.htm
    8. 8. Source: http://www.greenglobeint.com/standards/company/
    9. 9. Six Steps to Green Globe <ul><li>This process has two distinct stages: </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarking, and Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Each of the following six steps in the Company Standard has a set of key criteria which must be met by an organisation in order to become Benchmarked Bronze and/or Certified Silver. </li></ul>Source: http://www.greenglobeint.com/standards/company/
    10. 10. Three key stages <ul><li>Environmental Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental management system </li></ul><ul><li>Certification </li></ul>Source: http://www.tianz.org.nz/Files/EP-Guidelines.pdf
    11. 11. Step 1: Environmental Plan Source: http://www.tianz.org.nz/Files/EP-Guidelines.pdf
    12. 12. Again, what is missing? <ul><li>Green Globe was another world leader in ‘greening’ businesses. </li></ul>

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