CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
What is CSR?
Corporate social responsibility describes the acceptance of social responsibility by a company. The legal requirements on social, ecological and also economic issues are exceeded and the company shows particular commitment in the areas of fair business practices, resource-conserving production, contributions to environmental and climate protection and employee-friendly personnel policies. However, the object of the consideration is not how the company uses its profit, but mainly under which conditions the profit was generated
Your added value/benefit for your company:
Customer acquisition: CSR certification is increasingly a prerequisite for tenders
Improvement of the company‘s image
Cost savings through more economical use of resources and energy
Higher motivation of employees
Reduced environmental impact
Increasing the attractiveness for investors (Socially responsible investment)
Company is perceived as modern and future-oriented
Greater attractiveness as an employer, especially for high potentials
Promotes innovative strength
More satisfied and committed employees
Trustworthiness of the company is strengthened
Strengthens the economy especially in economically weaker regions
The BFMT Group offers certification according to the GRI G4 standard. The G4 Standard developed by the Global Reporting Initiative is a comprehensive framework for sustainability reporting. It complies with the EU obligation to publish non-financial and diversity information.
The G4 standard covers the areas of strategy and analysis, organizational profile, stakeholder involvement, corporate governance, integrity and ethical guidelines. CSR-relevant indicators in the areas of economy, ecology and social affairs are also required. In concrete terms, these can include the following CSR measures:
Environmentally friendly vehicles
Family-friendly personnel policy
Concrete environmental goals
Support for training activities
TIPAn overview of the documents required for a CSR audit, including a breakdown into the categories ecological, social and economic, can be found under the following link: go to checklists
On the basis of this information it is possible to prepare a complete CSR report. The GRI recommends that the interval for reporting be set at two years.