TITLE

HR must take its chance to drive CSR strategies

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Personnel Today;3/30/2004, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
HR professionals are ideally placed to lead the corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda, according to one of the country's leading experts. Ed Williams, head of CSR at Marks & Spencer, and a former HR practitioner, told Personnel Today that the function was crucial in ensuring firms acted responsibly. According to Williams, creating a workplace that engages with employees and operates good people management practices is the cornerstone of building a successful CSR policy. The business case for it is a powerful one. It helps to differentiate your business, it minimizes risks, reduces costs, drives innovation, secures partners and investments, and helps you to recruit talent.
ACCESSION #
12894996

 

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