Encouraging Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Business Course Outline

Encouraging Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Business

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What is Corporate Social Responsibility?

A Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility

Frame Your Business Case

Pre-Assignment Review

About the ISO 26000 Standards

Session Three: Creating a Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Setting Up the Project Vision

Creating the Project Plan

Engaging Stakeholders and Employees

Implementation Tips

Measuring, Reporting, and Revising

Session Four: Corporate Social Responsibility Principles

Due Diligence

Protecting Human Rights

Organizational Governance and Ethics

Operating Practices

Human Rights and Labor Practices

Session Five: Environmental Awareness and Sustainability

Creating Community

Making Connections

Consumer Issues

Community Involvement

Review the List

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan