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What Is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

CSR is known by many titles, from Philanthropy to Corporate Citizenship to Stakeholder Engagement, they all come to mean the same thing: an organization that is active in taking responsibility for the impact of its activities, as well as...

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CSR Strategies is an independent management consulting firm

We work with businesses, governments, and nonprofits. Our services include:

  • Community Investment: we set up and help manage donation (grant) programs
  • Community Relations: we set up communications strategies, community partnerships, and community engagement strategies that have helped our clients earn and retain their stakeholders’ confidence.
  • Employee Volunteer Programs
  • CSR is known by many titles, from Philanthropy to Corporate Citizenship to Stakeholder Engagement, they all come to mean the same thing: an organization that is active in taking responsibility for the impact of its activities, as well as...
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  • We work with businesses, governments, and nonprofits.  Our services include:

Community Investment: we set up and help manage donation (grant) programs 
 Community Relations: we set up communications strategies, community partnerships, and community engagement strategies that have helped our clients earn and retain their stakeholders’ confidence.
Employee Volunteer Programs
CSR Strategies

... is a dynamic, independent, management consulting firm in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

 

Our services include:

Community Investment: we set up and help manage donation (grant) programs


Community Relations: we set up communications strategies, community partnerships, and community engagement strategies that have helped our clients earn and retain their stakeholders’ confidence.


Employee Volunteer Programs: set-up and implementation


Sustainability Reports: integrated reporting may be a longer term target.  We provide advice. frameworks, report management, and support for companies that want to effectively establish metrics and communication strategies that will appeal to their stakeholders.

 

Our organization is purposefully small and specialized.  Our network of professional associates are all competent experts in  sustainability and CSR.  

 

We customize every project to meet the specific needs of each client.

 

Can Sustainable CSR Impact Share Value?

Recent research into whether share value changes as a result of companies’ public announcements about positive environmental performance indicate third party announcements are only positive for ISO 14001 certification announcements.

 

This research indicates that self-reported corporate efforts have no impact on share value.

New proof of Sustainable CSR efforts tell us this is changing.  Pension Funds have been applying Environment, Social, and Governance (ES&G) assessments for some time now and the results indicate increased fiscal value of shares can be gained as a result of CSR strategies in the workplace.

 

Market Reaction to 'Good News' Announcements

research found frequent environmental announcements from businesses reduces the strength of each announcement.

 

This research provides statistically-relevant insight into market reaction to announcements. It is a must-read for investor relations and communications professionals who work in publicly-traded companies.