What is Corporate Social Responsibility?

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a self-regulating business practice that measures the impact of an organization’s activities on society and the environment. This is achieved through transparent and ethical behavior that:

  • Contributes to sustainable development, including the health and welfare of society;
  • Acknowledges the expectations of stakeholders and customers;
  • Complies with applicable laws and is consistent with international norms;
  • Applies to the entire organization and is reflected in relationships with external stakeholders.


The Six Core Subjects Identified by ISO 2600:

  • Human rights
  • Working conditions and environment
  • The environment
  • Products and services
  • International businesses
  • Fair competition


Human rights

●Respect the human rights/ Prohibit discrimination
●Prohibit harassment
●Prohibit child labor and forced labor
●Respect the basic rights of employees


Working conditions and environment

●Ensure appropriate working conditions and working hours
●Ensure safe, hygienic, and motivated working environments



●Comply with environmental laws and regulations
●Ensure environmental preservation
●Preserve biodiversity


Products and services

●Ensure products safety and reliability
●Provide high-quality products and services


International businesses

●Comply with laws and respect international norms of behavior
●Observe laws and regulations governing imports and exports


Fair competition

●Prohibit impediment to free competition
●Prohibit abuse of superior positions

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