Corporate Social Responsibility - CSR

Published on:
22 February 2019
Last checked on:
3 June 2022

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) means taking responsibility for the impact of your business on the environment, society, employees and animal welfare while striving for economic success.

With the right balance between people, planet and profit, companies pay attention to social issues such as internationally recognised basic working conditions, the chain of responsibility, and corruption. CSR can generate benefits in terms of innovation capacity, loyalty, and reputation. Continue reading and see how you can implement CSR in your organisation.

CSR Themes

The Dutch government expects Dutch companies that do business abroad to follow Corporate Social Responsibility and other guidelines.

International programmes that receive funding must follow the CSR implementation policy.

Read why OECD guidelines matter for your company.

Discover the risks of corruption and how to avoid these risks.

Make sure your business has a positive effect on the environment.

Read how to provide equal chances for men and women.

Learn about the basic human rights of your employees in relation to Corporate Social Responsibility.

The importance of preventing, reporting and addressing sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEAH).

How to involve your supply chain in CSR.

Read why transparency is important to your company and to the Dutch government.

Learn how to create good working conditions.

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