Social responsability

Consultancy and training on Social Responsibility and First and Second Party Audits (Smeta II Pillar and IV Pillar; BSCI; Codes of Conduct; ISO 26000; Conduct of Social Report; Impact Analysis on Stakeholders)
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is, according to EU Communication no. 681 of 2011, “the responsibility of businesses for the impacts they have on society”
According to the European Union again, CSR or socially responsible entrepreneurship, means meeting customer needs and knowing how to manage the expectations of other stakeholders at the same time, such as staff, suppliers and the local community reference.
The distinctive element of CSR is that of combining economic responsibility with social responsibility, which creates tangible and intangible values, for everything around the company. Winning values ​​for the company, for people, for the territory and for the environment.
CSR is the application of several principles:
– sustainability: conscious and efficient use of environmental resources as public benifications, the ability to enhance human resources and contribute to the development of the local community in which the company operates, the ability to maintain an economic development of the company over time.
– voluntariness: as actions carried out beyond legal obligations.
– transparency: listening and dialogue with the various direct and indirect business stakeholders.
– quality: in terms of products and production processes.
– integration: vision and coordinated action of the various activities of each direction and department, horizontally and vertically, on shared objectives and values.
– Below are the main driving factors that should lead to the adoption of a corporate culture oriented towards CSR.
– Increasing demand for quality, in terms of processes, products, services, relationships, by consumers-customers, employees, suppliers, local authorities, the financial world, civil society.
– International (UN, ILO, ICC) and Community (EU) guidelines, business networks, which increasingly require greater integration of environmental and social sustainability.
– The need of transversal innovation in companies to remain competitive over time.
– The need to distinguish and enhance the brand not only in terms of product, also like a culture and business reputation, a distinctive element and credibility towards the consumer, and a factor of greater competitiveness.
– The need to strategically stand out from competitors for a better reputation, both in terms of commercial and social benefits.
– Intangible factors such as the intellectual, professional, relational growth of employees and collaborators (corporate share capital) considered as crucial elements for the success of the business over time