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What are an Organization’s Social Responsibilities under CSR?

The Triple Bottom Line that I discussed in an earlier video suggests businesses focus on Profits, People, and Planet. So, what is the Corporate Social Responsibility toward our society?

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
This video is part of course module 6.2
Program 6: Managing within Organizations
Course 2: Corporate Social Responsibility

Other videos that describe Corporate Social Responsibility:
🎬 What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?
🎬 What is the Triple Bottom Line?
🎬 How is CSR reflected in Legislation and Standards?
🎬 CSR: Who are an Organization’s Stakeholders?
🎬 What are an Organization’s Environmental Responsibilities under CSR?
🎬 What are an Organization’s Ethical Responsibilities under CSR?

Philanthropic responsibility refers to how a company spends its resources and invests a part of profits to make the world a better palace and benefit society. Examples include:

– Staff volunteering
– Supporting employees in giving time and money to philanthropic causes
– Donations to charity, worthy causes, and relief efforts
– Sponsoring fundraising
– Supporting arts, sports, education, and cultural institutions
– Supplying goods or materials to community projects
– Community involvement, sport, and well-being initiatives
– Investing in community infrastructure
– Alleviation of poverty

1. How could your organization contribute to society? (3 MC CPD Points)

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There are many books that discuss CSR. These are the ones I recommend:
📖 Corporate Social Responsibility: A Very Short Introduction
📖 Cannibals with Forks: The Triple Bottom Line Of 21st Century Business
📖 Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach: R Freeman
📖 The Stakeholder Strategy: Profiting from Collaborative Business Relationships
📖 Corporate Social Responsibility: Doing the Most Good for Your Company and Your Cause
📖 Corporation Be Good! the Story of Corporate Social Responsibility

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00:00 – What are the Triple Bottom Line Responsibilities towards Society?
00:26 – Corporate Philanthropy
00:53 – The ways organizations can exercise Corporate Philanthropy
01:03 – Volunteering
01:47 – Financial Support
02:52 – Community Involvement
03:14 – Commercial choices
03:26 – Making amends

#ManagementCourses #CSR #CorporateSocialResponsibility


What are an Organization’s Ethical Responsibilities under CSR?
What are an Organization’s Environmental Responsibilities under CSR?
CSR: Who are an Organization’s Stakeholders?
How is CSR Reflected in Legislation and Standards?
What is the Triple Bottom Line?
What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

Mike Clayton

About Mike Clayton 

Dr Mike Clayton is a (former) Project Manager and now a management educator. Having trained thousands of people at live workshops, seminars, and conferences, he now delivers training mainly via video. He has 14 books with international publishers and runs two successful YouTube channels. He is also the founder of OnlinePMCourses.com

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