CSR and Sustainability

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a concept which has become dominant in business. CSR refers to business practices involving initiatives that benefit society. A business’s CSR can encompass a wide variety of tactics, from giving away a portion of a company’s proceeds to charity, to implementing “greener” business operations.

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the key concepts and principles of CSR and Sustainability.
  • Differentiate between Ethics, CSR and Corporate Behaviour.
  • Understand the relationship between CSR and Globalization and the interlinked relationship between both.
  • Comprehend the effect of CSR on Strategy and how Leadership plays an important role in the proper application of CSR

Course Outline:

Day 1:

  • Defining Corporate Social Responsibility
  • The Principles of CSR
  • Stakeholders and the Social Contract
  • Issues Concerning Sustainability

Day 2:

  • Ethics, CSR and Corporate Behaviour
  • Globalization and CSR
  • CSR and Strategy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Leadership