Principles of CSR
If a company's commitment to social issues, and contribute to social reform, then she will profit. In today’s contemporary society, the competitiveness of enterprises is carried out to obtain the best and brightest service professionals.
These people refer to are those having:
- the ability to deal with complex problems within their specialization
- the ability to review in detail the work and teamwork of the people
- the ability to have clear objectives and well-balanced in life
- the ability to contribute and be part of the community
The basic requirements of corporate social responsibility (CSR) are:
- providing consumers with quality products at reasonable prices
- distribution of profits to shareholders
- payment of staff salaries and striving to maintain staff stability
- payment of corporate taxes
In corporate social responsibility, the International Standards Organization (ISO) is ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 series to promote quality, safety and health, and environmental improvement.
In particular, the establishment of ISO 14001 series in 1996, provides the enterprise to seek environmental management system, which is not only focus on products, but also for the organization to carry out environmental management, that is, through the PDCA cycle of continuous improvement to achieve results. It contains a number of important criteria, namely, environmental policy, environmental surface assessment, regulatory requirements and voluntary assessment, management system, regular internal audits and reporting to the top management. In January 2003, ISO established a CSR Strategy Advisory Group (Strategic Advisory Group for CSR, referred to as SAG-CSR), mainly in exploring whether CSR can become a standard management system.
The eight areas of the current formulation of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) / Organization of social responsibility (OSR) objectives are:
- Human Rights (in Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ILO Core Conventions as a basis)
- Workplace and staff issues (including the Occupational Health & Safety)
- Violation of the principle of equality matters such as bribery, corruption, etc.
- Anti-competitiveness (all organizations)
- Governance organizations
- Environment, market and consumer issues
- Community Involvement
- Social development