By Michelle S. Bernhart and Francis J. Sonny Maher

ISO 26000 is a voluntary suggestions ordinary that makes an attempt what no different international usual on social accountability has: to consolidate in a single position the basic expectancies of firms relating to their tasks to society. as the ordinary used to be built by way of a world, multi-stakeholder team, representing greater than ninety nations, the traditional addresses the vast panorama of social accountability and offers invaluable context for implementation in all kinds of organisations. This e-book is dependent that can assist you navigate ISO 26000 and to supply succinct, functional details for imposing its suggestions. The booklet is corresponding to a GPS that speaks point-to-point suggestions as you support your company set and circulation towards its social accountability targets, in line with the wider map that ISO 26000 offers.
Content:
entrance subject
• record of Figures, Tables, and bins
• desk of Contents
1. advent and process
2. construction the Social accountability beginning
three. imposing Social accountability
four. speaking, tracking, and enhancing Social accountability
• References
• concerning the Authors
Index
• Belong to the standard group!
• ASQ club

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At this stage, you probably still need more information before committing to many performance metrics (see Chapter 3). Also, you want to stretch but not paralyze the organization. If you set reasonable targets and meet them early, congratulate yourselves, and then set new ones. 4 HOW TO CHANNEL EMPLOYEE INITIATIVE TOWARD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OBJECTIVES (MIDGET WIDGETS) At Midget Widgets, as in many organizations today, the company has had no trouble motivating certain employees, especially the youngest, who pressured managers for information about social responsibility performance and took matters into their own hands through green teams and volunteering programs.

They began developing a strategy to address this issue. 1). This kind of cultural change will be necessary in most organizations, not just Midget Widgets. Activity 3. 3 Understanding your organization’s sphere of influence is a prerequisite to self-assessment activities 4 through 9. In fact, determining your organization’s sphere of influence is so fundamental to social responsibility that it first appears in the ISO 26000 Introduction: “. . 3). NY RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EXERTING INFLUENCE OR CONTROL MORE rigorously in the value chain s 4HE EXTENT TO WHICH YOUR ORGANIZATION MAY WANT TO SUPPORT THE positive actions of others in the value chain by sharing knowledge and best practices with suppliers, customers, peers, or competitors, encouraging use of ISO 26000 and other standards, or partnering on larger initiatives (for example, fair trade initiatives, product take-back/recycling programs) 26 Chapter Two Midget Widgets has a high degree of control over what happens in its own facilities, but limited influence on suppliers because of its smaller purchasing power compared to other companies.

Managers were required to provide session feedback to the CEO and core social responsibility advisory group. A template was provided for this purpose. s Discussed the social responsibility business case, objectives, strategy, and initial targets with sales representatives at the monthly regional sales conference calls. One member of the core advisory group facilitated each call. Administrative assistants for the two regional managers were on hand to document the questions and discussions, which was sent to the CEO and core advisory group.

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