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Ignition Guide to Creating a Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Published: 19 September 2017

ID: G00385956

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


This guide includes documents that will help you determine which CSR initiatives to undertake, develop a plan to integrate the CSR program with the supply chain, and create a CSR progress report.

Table Of Contents



Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 4: Plan the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program


Step 2 of 4: Determine the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program’s Initiatives


Step 3 of 4: Define the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program’s Execution Details


Step 4 of 4: Create the Progress Report


Review Your Performance

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