Community Emergency Response Mutual Aid
The CERMA 4.2 Corporate Responsibilities training unit is to familiarize emergency response managers, employees and staff with the concept of corporate social responsibility.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is demonstrated by a company when it voluntarily integrates behaviours and principles into its business operations that meet or exceed stakeholders’ expectations regarding society and the environment.
This unit explains how CSR activities develop as society evolves.
Upon completion of the course, the Learner should be able to:
• Understand what is Corporate Social Responsibility and why it's relevant for business.
• Understand and describe the main CSR-relevant tools and frameworks, including:
- guiding principles on business and human rights
- ISO 26000
- guidelines for multinational enterprises
- Codes of Conduct and international framework agreements
- International framework agreements
• Understanding what needs to be taken into account for stakeholder engagement and reporting.