3/4 Corporate Social Responsibility

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The implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies by businesses is no longer a “nice to have”, but a “must-have”. Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate sustainability through sharing common roots, they differ in vision and focus. 

In this module, we will explore the differences between Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate sustainability and the three main pillars of Social Responsibility. 

We are also going to learn about the GRI initiative, an international independent standards organization that helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate their impacts and its standards. 

We are also going to learn the basic elements of preparing a report based on the GRI Standards.

Learning Outcomes


The main objective is to make professionals working both at business and NGOs aware of the importance of the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility and how it can contribute to change business and NGOs, and with the relevance of the Global Reporting Initiative.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module, participants are expected:

  • To recognize the differences between Corporate Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility 
  • To understand the importance of the factors, the three pillars of Social Responsibility
  • To outline the GRI Standards and recognize the core elements of a sustainability report.