Compiled by international consultancy, csrnetwork

The IEMA (the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment) has published, a guide to setting up and implementing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme.

‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A guide to good practice’ was compiled by international consultancy, csrnetwork.

Co-author and director of csrnetwork, Mark Line, said: “CSR has come in from the cold. It’s not just about business doing the right thing but also about doing the smart thing, because being responsible and accountable also brings significant commercial advantages.

“This practical guide aims to show CSR managers how to create an environment where social, environmental and ethical management practices are embedded at the heart of their business.”

Claire Draper, director of membership services of the IEMA said: “As a leading environmental body, the latest development in our Practitioner series is welcomed and introduces the important subject of corporate social responsibility. This practical publication is an essential addition to the series and is sure to be a valuable resource and point of reference for any environmental professional.”