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Corporate Social Responsibility – Level 1

Course Information:

Online 12 hours Flexi-date£1,750.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 5 days 28-Feb£3,500.00
London 5 days 30-May£3,500.00
London 5 days 28-Nov£3,500.00


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    Who should attend?

      • Executives involved in strategic and operational functions, including finance, corporate strategy, human resources, supplier or community relations, and government affairs
      • Senior managers involved in setting up corporate governance or CSR initiatives
      • Corporate lawyers who wish to improve their understanding of new company law developments concerning corporate responsibility
      • Stakeholder managers responsible for their organisation’s dealings with the community, their employees and elsewhere
      • Managers involved in developing, implementing and monitoring change programmes to improve standards of corporate behaviour and business conduct



      • Appreciate why corporate social responsibility is important in the public and private sectors
      • Examine how organisational behaviour is impacted by CSR
      • Develop skills to initiate or improve CSR programmes in their organisations
      • Understand the legal duties company directors must observe concerning CSR
      • Examine examples of good and bad business behaviour across different industrial sectors
      • Explore how business ethics, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance are converging
      • Develop the components of a CSR action plan for their own organisations


    What is CSR and Why Does it Matter?

      • The pressure for change
      • The Legal Background of CSR
      • Company directors’ obligations and CSR
      • Voluntary measures
      • Is CSR “Just Public Relations”?
      • CSR and corporate governance links

    Best Practice In CSR – Corporate Approaches on the Key Topics

      • Codes of Practice
      • Dealing with communities
      • CSR and employees
      • Managing suppliers responsibly
      • Responsible client relations
      • Corporate Responsibility and the environment

    The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility

      • The Strategic Imperatives involved in CSR
      • What is a business case?
      • USING tools to build the business case
      • Identifying and Managing CSR risks
      • The public procurement challenges from CSR
      • Getting and maintaining corporate support and approval

    Changing the Organisation to Include CSR

      • Developing the CSR corporate vision
      • Setting our CSR strategic SMART objectives
      • Identifying and Managing affected stakeholders
      • How leaders make CSR happen
      • The key steps to make the CSR change effective

    Developing and Implementing the CSR plan

      • What should be in the CSR plan?
      • Communicating the plan
      • Piloting the plan
      • Overcoming objections
      • Measuring impact and results
      • Auditing and reviewing CSR performance
      • Reporting on CSR

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