Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Andrew Watts. Overview of CSR. “ A concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their a interactions with their stakeholders on a voluntary basis”
“CSR concerns actions by companies over and above their legal obligations towards society and the environment”
A strategic approach to CSR is increasingly important to the competitiveness of enterprise.
It brings benefits in-terms of risk management, cost savings, access to capital, customer relationship, HR management and innovation capacity.
“We recognise that our employees have many good causes that they feel passionately about, and who give their time supporting these causes. As a company we value the enthusiasm and commitment that employees show to such causes and strive to support them in whatever way we can, both corporately and personally.”
Give & Gain Day 2013
The UK’s only national day of employee volunteering, will take place on Friday 17th May 2013. Thousands of employees across the UK, and globally, will be donating their time to the communities they live or work in by taking part in this day of action.