Training Program on Social Responsibility as per ISO 26000

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NEW DELHI: To understand the underlying principles and recognise the importance of Social Responisbility and engage the stakeholders, CII organized a program on Social Responsibility as per ISO 26000 on August 30, 2011 at Hotel Park Sheraton, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Organizations around the world, and their stakeholders, are becoming increasingly aware of the need for and benefits of socially responsible behaviour.

An organization’s performance in relation to the society in which it operates and to its impacts on the environment has become a critical part of measuring its overall performance and its ability to continue operating effectively.
The objective of social responsibility is to contribute to sustainable development.

The International Standard ISO 26000 provides guidance on understanding, implementing and continuously improving the social responsibility of organizations, which is understood as the impacts of an organization’s actions on society and the environment.

It is to be noted that the ISO 26000 standard is expected to set the norm for Social Responsibility in the time to come. The main objectives of the training are to:

Creating awareness on the concept, principles and core subjects of Social Responsibility.

Outline the scope and rationale of ISO 26000.

How ISO 26000 guideline can provide practical assistance related to internationalizing social responsibility.

How Social Responsibility can assist organizations in contributing to sustainable development.

Reporting on Social Responsibility.

Topics Covered

Understanding Social Responsibility.

Social Responsibility principles and core subjects of Social Responsibility. • Guidance on how to be a Socially Responsible organization.

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