Profession corporate social responsibility manager
Corporate social responsibility managers monitor the practices of organisations and companies with regard to ethics and impact on the larger community. They advise on social responsibility and sustainability matters depending on the company's needs. Corporate social responsibility managers promote actions that are environmentally conscious, philanthropic or related to human rights.
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- Enterprising / Investigative
- Corporate law
The legal rules that govern how corporate stakeholders (such as shareholders, employees, directors, consumers, etc) interact with one another, and the responsibilities corporations have to their stakeholders.
- Corporate social responsibility
The handling or managing of business processes in a responsible and ethical manner considering the economic responsibility towards shareholders as equally important as the responsibility towards environmental and social stakeholders.
- Strategic planning
The elements defining the foundation and core of an organisation such as its mission, vision, values, and objectives.
- Promote environmental awareness
Calculate the carbon footprint of business processes and other practices in order to promote sustainability and to raise awareness for the environmental impact.
- Analyse business requirements
Study clients' needs and expectations for a product or service in order to identify and resolve inconsistencies and possible disagreements of involved stakeholders.
- Coordinate operational activities
Synchronise activities and responsibilities of the operational staff to ensure that the resources of an organisation are used most efficiently in pursuit of the specified objectives.
- Evaluate company needs
Analyse, understand and interpret a company's needs to determine the actions to be taken.
- Advise on social responsibility and sustainability matters
Inform others about the social responsibility of companies and organisations in society and advise about matters to prolong their sustainability.
- Promote social awareness
Promote the understanding of dynamics of social relationships between individuals, groups, and communities. Promote the importance of human rights, and positive social interaction, and the inclusion of social awareness in education.
- Define the corporate structure
Study different company structures and define that one that best represent the interest and goals of the company. Decide among horizontal, functional, or product structures, and managerial independency in the case of multinationals.
- Monitor social impact
Monitor the practices of organisations and companies with regard to ethics and impact on the larger community.
- Advise on government policy compliance
Advise organisations on how they may improve their compliance to the applicable government policies they are required to adhere to, and the necessary steps which need to be taken in order to ensure complete compliance.
- Follow company standards
Lead and manage according to the organisation's code of conduct.
- Provide improvement strategies
Identify root causes of problems and submit proposals for effective and long-term solutions.
- Develop company strategies
Envision, plan, and develop strategies for companies and organisations aimed at achieving different purposes such as establishing new markets, refurbishing the equipment and machinery of a company, implementing pricing strategies, etc.
- Promote inclusion
Promote inclusion in health care and social services and respect diversity of beliefs, culture, values and preferences, keeping in mind the importance of equality and diversity issues.
- Promote human rights implementation
Promote the implementation of programs which stipulate agreements, binding or non-binding, concerning human rights in order to further improve efforts to decrease discrimination, violence, unjust imprisonment or other human rights violations. As well as to increase efforts to improve tolerance and peace, and better treatment of human rights cases.
- Promote sustainability
Promote the concept of sustainability to the public, colleagues and fellow professionals through speeches, guided tours, displays and workshops.
Optional knowledge and skillsintegrate community outreach communication principles liaise with cultural partners advise on public relations project management advise on risk management analyse community needs public relations environmental policy implement marketing strategies oversee quality control build community relations liaise with government officials ensure cross-department cooperation
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