Your CSR Policy is a statement of intent. An acknowledgment of the impact your organisation has and your plan to ensure your impact is positive. It should be completely aligned to your values and everyone should be able to understand it. It’s time to get creative. We can help you write an engaging and impactful CSR policy. Don’t settle for a hidden CSR, ESG or sustainability policy, create one you can shout about.
“We have to abandon the conceit that isolated personal actions are going to solve this crisis. Our policies have to shift.”Al Gore
This is not just a tick-box exercise. Your potential customers, employees, suppliers and investors ALL want to read your CSR Policy. It should be engaging and help them understand what actions your organisation is taking to become more sustainable.
Who will read your CSR Policy?
Before you get carried away with 50 pages of text let’s consider who might read your CSR and Sustainability Policy.
They typically want headlines and quick, visual reassurance that you have a plan to make a positive impact on the planet and society.
Your investors or senior stakeholders
They will read your CSR policy in full and will want to know that your CSR and sustainability strategy is aligned to your values.
Current and potential employees
They want to see that you’re going to look after them, engaging with them and building a positive culture with a focus on the future.
Why is a CSR and Sustainability Policy so important?
If you need further convincing that your CSR, ESG or sustainability policy is vital to the future of your organisation then visit our section on the importance of CSR.
- 87% of consumers would be willing to buy a product or service based on a company’s social responsibility policy. – Forbes
- CSR functions are responsible for more than 40% of a company’s reputation – Forbes
- 55% of consumers are willing to pay extra for products or services from companies that have dedicated CSR plans – Nielsen
- A study of 22,000 investment professionals found that 78 percent have increased their investments in CSR-focused firms – Schroders 2019
We work with organisations all over the world to help them showcase their CSR and sustainability policies. It all starts with a FREE consultation with one of our CSR Consultants.
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