BS EN ISO 26000:2020 - Guidance on social responsibility – BSI British Standards
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BS EN ISO 26000:2020

Guidance on social responsibility

Status : Current   Published : November 2010



Please note - this standard is identical to ISO 26000:2020. BSI has adopted this standard this year after ISO thus making it a 2020 version with no changes.


BS EN ISO 26000:2010 outlines international recommendations for social responsibility. It covers organisational governance, human rights, working practices, environmental policies, sustainable development and community involvement.

BS EN ISO 26000:2010 provides a framework for companies to build a robust and long-term corporate responsibility strategy – helping you gain competitive advantage and giving stakeholders greater confidence in the integrity the business.

Social responsibility is a critical part of measuring business performance and in all industries, and BS EN ISO 26000:2010 can be adapted to different legal, cultural, political and sector environments.

Standard NumberBS EN ISO 26000:2020
TitleGuidance on social responsibility
Publication Date30 November 2010
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 14064-1, ISO 14004, ISO 14001, ISO 14006, ISO 14020, ISO 14025, ISO 14065, ISO 10002, ISO 14021, ISO 19011, ISO 14040, ISO 10001, ISO/TS 14048, ISO 14063, ISO 10003, ISO 14064-2, ISO 14067-1, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO Guide 64, ISO 9001, ISO 14005, ISO 14069, ISO 14066, ISO 10993-2:2006, ISO/IEC Guide 71:2001, ISO/IEC GUIDE 2:2004, ISO 14031, ISO 9000, ISO 14024, ISO/TR 14062, ISO 14050, ISO 14051, ISO 14044, ISO 14015, ISO/TR 14049, ISO 22000, ISO 14067-2, ISO 9004, ISO 14045, ISO/TR 14047
International RelationshipsEN ISO 26000:2020,ISO 26000:2010
Amended ByCorrigendum, November 2020
DescriptorsSafety, Commerce, Employment, Enterprises, Sustainable development, Organizations, Management, Social responsibility, Conditions of employment, Environmental engineering, Consumers, Pollution, Consumer-supplier relations, People, Economic development
Title in FrenchLignes directrices relatives à la responsabilité sociétale
Title in GermanLeitfaden zur gesellschaftlichen Verantwortung
ISBN978 0 539 15870 0
File Size2.348 MB

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