Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR is related to the discretionary activities a company engages in that contributes positively to society. From the outset let’s make a distinction between CSR and philanthropy. Philanthropy involves gifts that are given occasionally by companies and wealthy individuals. CSR is more sustainable. Just as a company can be socially irresponsible, which takes many forms such as illegal dumping, discrimination due to sex or race, etc., it can also be socially responsible by paying fair wages, contributing to environmental protection, promoting health and wellness, and such like.
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At PRMR Inc., we love Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). And, there are many reasons why you should too.
So, by now you get it that looking out for your employees and the community is good for business. But, what about the environment? Being environmentally conscious is also good for business.
The value that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives have on an internal organisational culture is most times overlooked. Often, so much emphasis is placed on what’s happening on the outside of an organisation that many companies neglect to turn their CSR focus inwards, as well.
It is a myth that a company should not promote its sustainability initiatives.
If you equate Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to altruistic giving, then perhaps promoting your actions would seem self-centered. However, if your Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives are strategic as well as enshrined in and support the organization’s objectives, then you would immediately understand the benefits of telling your company’s CSR story.