What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? Boris April 20, 2018 07:10 Updated The term CSR refers to Sustainable Development issues applied to business. The ISO 26000 standard defines CSR as: an organization's responsibility for the impacts of its decisions and activities on society and the environment, through transparent and ethical behavior that:- contributes to Sustainable Development, including health and the welfare of society;- takes into account the expectations of stakeholders;- is in compliance with applicable law and consistent with international norms of behavior; - and is integrated throughout the organization and implemented in its relations.The 6 core subjects listed by ISO 26000 are:Human rightsLabor practicesThe environmentFair operating practicesConsumer issuesCommunity involvement and developmentSource: ISO Guidance on Social Responsibility See also: What is EcoVadis? Related articles What is EcoVadis? What is an Industry Initiative? Webinar: Getting started with EcoVadis What is TfS (Together for Sustainability)? How can I pay for my EcoVadis subscription? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.