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Strategic corporate social responsibility

Aligning Corporate Social Responsibility with a company's strategic aims can be complex. This unit will enable you to have a full understanding of the implications.

Organisations are expected to act and behave responsibly, as a positive contributor to wider society.

Study Unit Code: 7023V1

Study Unit Group: B

Study Unit Credits: 9


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Assignment Summary

Discuss the arguments for the effective development, implementation and on-going reinforcement of a sound Corporate Social Responsibility strategy. Describe how this would be evaluated and refreshed over time, and how the strategy could support internal and external objectives. Analyse the organisational value chain and the extent of alignment with the CSR strategy. Devise methods for stakeholder engagement, create and implementation plan and analyse reporting and refresh methods for the plan.

Upon completion of this CMI unit you will be able to:

  • Understand the development and alignment of a Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.
  • Understand the implementation of a Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.
  • Understand the evaluation, impact and reinforcement of the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

  • Course Materials

    All of the below are techniques related to the Study Unit and can be read, applied and referenced in completion of the Study Unit.

    Balanced Scorecard Benchmarking Brand Loyalty Business Process Improvement Change Leadership Change Management Continuous Improvement Corporate Audits Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate/Organisational Culture Deming Wheel Emergent Change Ethical Purchasing/Ethical Procurement Financial Reporting Requirements Global Strategy Globalisation Green Computing Green Logistics Horizontal vs. Vertical Integration Human Capital Knowledge Capital Knowledge Management Learning Organisation Lifecycle System Approach Marketing Mix Marketing Strategies Organisational Cybernetics Paradigm and Paradigm Shifting PESTEL Analysis Quality Management Relationship Models Stakeholder Analysis and Management Standards and Policies in Procurement Strategic Planning Supplier Relationship Management Sustainable Procurement Sustainable Supply Chain Triple Bottom Line Value Analysis Value Chain Value Chain Management Operations Management Change Agents Phases of Change Processual Approach to Change Organisation Theory Field Theory Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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