CSR Strategies Inc.

We are an independent management consulting firm in Canada specialized in strengthening shared values. 

 

We are experts in Corporate Social Responsibility strategies.

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

CSR comes down to one simple idea:

 

An organization that takes responsibility for the impact of its actions on its stakeholders. 

Community Involvement

Community Involvement is now considered a corporate imperative. Turn social responsibility into social opportunity through intentional and strategic alignments.

 

We offer individualized services to help your organization strategically build its brand by building community.  We provide Corporate Community Involvement support and counsel.


 

Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

- Trust

- Validated reporting

- Positive employee relations

- Environmental approvals 

- Effective board governance

- Acceptance to more Investment Funds

- Risk mitigation and management

- Demonstrated value in your supply chain

  • We are an independent management consulting firm in Canada specialized in strengthening shared values. 
 
We are experts in Corporate Social Responsibility strategies.
  • CSR comes down to one simple idea:
 
An organization that takes responsibility for the impact of its actions on its stakeholders. 
  • Community Involvement is now considered a corporate imperative. Turn social responsibility into social opportunity through intentional and strategic alignments.
 
We offer individualized services to help your organization strategically build its brand by building community.  We provide Corporate Community Involvement support and counsel.


 
  • - Trust
- Validated reporting
- Positive employee relations
- Environmental approvals 
- Effective board governance
- Acceptance to more Investment Funds
- Risk mitigation and management
- Demonstrated value in your supply chain

Who we are:

CSR Strategies Inc. is a management consulting boutique firm specializing in corporate social responsibility, communications management, and organizational excellence

 

What we do:

We help organizations leverage social value by developing CSR frameworks, metrics, programs, and communications plans to manage stakeholder expectations, realize business efficiencies and help mitigate risks. 


This includes:


- CSR strategies based on the concept of Shared Value

- Frameworks: GRI, UN-SDGs
- Community Investment
- Employee engagement
- Stakeholder relations
- Social Audits


The CSR Strategies edge

We are an agile collective of professional management consultants with complementary knowledge, skills, and specializations.

We work closely with our clients using innovative strategies, frameworks, and systems to effectively integrate values-based initiatives into operational strategies.

 

We offer expertise in the fields of corporate social and sustainability responsibility, without  excessive overheads; making our senior level of delivery compared to rates highly competitive.  

 

 

Sheila Carruthers, MBA-PR, CMC

 

Sheila is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), specialized in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

 

She develops curriculum and teaches courses on CSR, Community Investment (CI), Sustainability at the University of Calgary, for CMC Canada, and for private entities.

 

She has coached more than 30 MBA learners through their capstone projects, and regularly mmentors young professionals.

 

Sheila trains professional accreditation courses for the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada) - The Essentials of Management Consulting and Ethical Behaviour for Consultants) and volunteers as a Trainer of Trainers for Scouts Canada Chinook Region.

 

Sheila has managed three multi-million dollar charitable foundations (the Chastell Foundation, the Canadian Pacific Charitable Foundation and the PrairieAction Foundation). Her Foundation accomplishments include establishing a groundbreaking grants management system as well as highly effective corporate sponsorship, community investment, employee engagement, and signature programs.

 

Since earning her Advanced Certificate in Corporate Community Relations from Boston College (when it was first established!), Sheila has leveraged her experience and learnings to become an accomplished CSR management consultant.  Now, Sheila develops CSR strategies for business and charitable clients, including establishing and managing community investment and grants programs, CSR frameworks, values-based business plans, and sustainability reports.

 

A perpetual volunteer, Sheila is a Trainer for Scouts Canada.

 

She also volunteers with professional associations:

 

- Institute for Certified Management Consultants (CMC Alberta)


- The International Association for Business Communicators (IABC)'s International Executive Board

 

Sheila is an Associate and Service Provider for both:


- Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) and


Sustainability Resources Inc.

 

 

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