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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and governance are areas that no organization can afford to ignore. They are an integral part of best practice within all industry sectors.

BSI offers a range of publications that provide invaluable advice and insight into CSR, corporate governance and business ethics. Topics covered include developing a code of business ethics, whether ethics affect financial performance and managing risk to meet corporate governance needs.

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BS 10501:2014
Guide to implementing procurement fraud controls

BS 13500:2013
Code of practice for delivering effective governance of organizations

BS ISO 26000:2010
Guidance on social responsibility

BS ISO/IEC 38500:2008
Corporate governance of information technology

BS 31100:2011
Risk management. Code of practice

BS 8900:2006
Guidance for managing sustainable development

Supporting CSR and corporate governance books:

Good Governance: A Risk-based Management Systems Approach to Internal Control
Robert Politowski and David Smith (iMS Risk Solutions)
Download Chapter 1 on managing good governance
Read more about management systems for risk

Communication Strategies: Write Your Incident Communication Plan NowCommunication Strategies: Write Your Incident Communication Plan Now
Jim Preen
Download Chapter 1 on planning incident management based on BS 25999-1
Read more and buy the guide to implementing an incident media strategy


Environment Management Report
Henriques & Laerke-Engelschmidt  

Focus on Sustainability and its Implications for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

A Risk Management Approach to Business Continuity. Aligning Business Continuity with Corporate GovernanceA Risk Management Approach to Business Continuity. Aligning Business Continuity with Corporate Governance
Julia Graham and David Kaye

Read more and buy the guide to BCM, risk and corporate governance 

IMS. Corporate Governance (Integrated Management Systems Series)IMS. Corporate Governance (Integrated Management Systems Series)
IMS Risk Solutions Ltd

Read more and buy the guide to integrating management systems

 

Implementing Effective Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance. A Guide 

 

Implementing Effective Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance. A FrameworkImplementing Effective Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance. A Framework
HPO

Read more and buy the guide implementing CSR  

A Guide to Corporate Social ResponsibilityA Guide to Corporate Social Responsibility
James Oury

Read more and buy this introduction to the concepts of CSR 

 

 

 

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Ethical business: protecting our planet and the people

 

BS 10500 Specification for an anti-bribery management system (ABMS)

To demonstrate how the anit-bribery standard (BS 10500) can help your organization, BSI has produced four case studies to illustrate the benefits of BS 10500 in action. 

Read more about the standard and download the case studies


BS 13500 Introductory Guide

This provides an overview of governance, what the standard seeks to achieve and how it can benefit all organizations.

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BS 13500 Case Studies

BS 13500 is the British Standard for delivering effective governance. The code of practice can help organizations mitigate the risk of poor governance and ensure effective governance by helping it focus on accountability, control and direction.

To demonstrate how this standard can help your organization, BSI has produced four case studies to illustrate the benefits of BS 10500 in action.

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the leading providers of mental health, learning disability and community services locally, regionally and nationally. The Trust found BS 13500 an important standard to benchmark and align its existing governance systems and processes against.

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BeecherMadden

A small recruitment agency specializing in risk management, business resilience and niche technology roles. It used BS 13500 to ensure that risks were being managed at a time of rapid change. It found the standard to be scalable to the size of the organization and reduced their level of governance risk.

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JRI Orthopaedics

JRI Orthopaedics manufactures orthopaedic implants and surgical instrumentation, as well as doing research, product development, warehousing and distribution. It used BS 13500 to implement better governance and felt it was a useful tool and would help to strengthen their existing governance systems.

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Eko

A consultancy and software business that develops and deploys custom-fit technical solutions. Eko used BS 13500 to understand how effective it could be in implementing better governance. The standard helped to organize what they do into more defined and documented procedures, making the company stronger and placing them in a better position for future growth.

Download the case study

You may also be interested in our BS 10500 Anti-bribery case studies

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