In this lesson we present the two easy-to-follow tools for implementing CSE in organisations.
1) Tool 1: CSE canvas (available in the EMBRACE website – link)
Instructions for tool 1:
- Start populating the template by answering the questions on the CSE canvas
- Add more ideas as needed
- TIP: starting with a brainstorm can be very useful
2) Tool 2: the EMBRACE CSE self-assessment for organisations
The ‘EMBRACE CSE self-assessment for organisations’ presents a set of 27 CSE practices/initiatives by which the organisation marks the ones it is involved with or have already been involved. The EMBRACE self-assessment scale is then used in order to identify the CSE stage of the organisation at the moment it takes the self-assessment. The document is not presented here due to the size but can be accessed at the EMBRACE website (link).
Instructions for tool 2:
- In the CSEEMBRACE check-list, check each practice/initiative that the organization performs and write them down on the ‘Evidence’ space.
- Based on the number of practices/initiatives checked, identify the CSE stage the organization is located
- The organisation can review and implement the practices/initiatives that were not checked in order to progress with the CSE stage.
The self-assessment of organisations will enable a CSE Task Force to understand their organisation’s position in relation to CSE stages. The lower the score the closer the company is to social responsibility; on the other hand, the closer the score is to 10, the closer the company is to achieve a full and advanced CSE process.
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