The free email newsletter on Corporate Social Responsibility
The current edition: In this issue, we ask whether the exemplar companies celebrated in CSR case studies are actually all that good after all.
Arguments against CSR and some answers
Definitions of Corporate Social Responsibility
The Global Reporting Initiative - is it fit for purpose?
Companies in the News
The Global Sullivan Principles
The objectives of the Global Sullivan Principles are to support economic, social and political justice by companies where they do business; to support human rights and to encourage equal opportunity at all levels of employment, including racial and gender diversity on decision making committees and boards; to train and advance disadvantaged workers for technical, supervisory and management opportunities; and to assist with greater tolerance and understanding among peoples; thereby, helping to improve the quality of life for communities, workers and children with dignity and equality. I urge companies large and small in every part of the world to support and follow the Global Sullivan Principles of corporate social responsibility wherever they have operations.
Feb. 1, 1999
As a company which endorses the Global Sullivan Principles we will respect the law, and as a responsible member of society we will apply these Principles with integrity consistent with the legitimate role of business. We will develop and implement company policies, procedures, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to these principles throughout our organization. We believe the application of these Principles will achieve greater tolerance and better understanding among peoples, and advance the culture of peace.
Accordingly, we will:
We will be transparent in our implementation of these principles and provide information which demonstrates publicly our commitment to them.
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