This online course introduces you to Corporate Social Responsibility and its place in the world today. You will learn about the history, the different definitions and approaches, and the application of CSR within organisations. The learning materials and tools available in the courses allow you to acquire an introductory knowledge of CSR that will help you address social responsibility and sustainability concerns more effectively.
Programme Ethics for Professions
- Introduction & History of CSR
- Exercise for you
- CSR Definitions
- Comments on the definitions
- Why CSR?
- Where is CSR Today?
- The United Nations and EU's Treatment of CSR
- 1950s advertisements
- Should CSR be compulsory?
- The three big elephants in the CSR room: i, ISO 26000, ii. Integrated Reporting, iii Global Reporting Initiative
- Integrated Reporting
- Is CSR philanthropy?
- Practical examples of CSR (Cadbury, NEC, Walmart, Novo Nordisk)
- Communicating your CSR or Sustainability
- Applying definitions in practice
- Testing Understanding via an end of course quiz
Prof. Dr. of President of MHC International, Expert on CSR and Sustainability
| Course Coordinator |
Anh Tho Andres Kammler
Vietnam / Switzerland
DBA, Programme Executive Ethics Education
Quality Assurance Coordinator, Globethics.net
1 Only applicable to CSR/Sustainability Meetup members
*Participants from low-income countries are eligiable for a significant price reduction. Country income status categorisation is based on the World Bank Country Classification.
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I like your online course, I think it is a good introduction to CSR and it is quite practical to navigate through. I like the fact that you have a quiz at the end
I really like it and I think there is a real need for such a course. Excellent layout and content, and the right balance between theory and practice. Congratulations!
Dr. Thomas Osburg. Head, Corporate Responsibility, Intel, Germany, Europe
I find it very informative and efficient in terms of return on effort. The introductory video is very good. It sets the tone of the course almost like in a "face-to-face" environment. I like the way to travel through the course, forwards and backwards. It is convenient. The idea of the forum is excellent as it promotes participation. Congratulations for the excellent course. I wish you plenty of the success with it.
Marc. Former Director, International Schools Geneva and Senior Executive Nestle, Switzerland