21879 Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Impact

This subject examines different approaches to identifying and analysing the social impact of corporate and not-for-profit organisations. It explores the potential usefulness and relative merits of various impact assessment methods, including social accounting and audit, social return on investment, log frame techniques and the merits and limitations of existing indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Corporate Responsibility Index and Global Reporting Initiative. The subject also examines how corporations and community organisations can work together to further their respective objectives by exploring the challenges and opportunities associated with cross-sector partnerships.

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