04 Aug '12, 7am

ISO 26000: Is the standard working? #csr #reporting #standards

Jon Entine asks if, almost two years on since its launch, ISO 26000 is working Is ISO 26000 – from the International Organisation for Standardisation – meeting its goal of pressuring governments, business and NGOs to operate according to a set of global social standards? That’s a challenging question considering the final document was simultaneously ambiguous, ambitious and toothless. The standard’s goal is in fact modest. It’s not a management system but a guide to “socially responsible” organisational behaviour. It offers social philosophy without certification – which critics say makes it a limp noodle. After all, with no verification, corporations can use it to boost their public image by trumpeting standards that for the most part require little more than high-minded rhetoric. “Many companies will be happy to proclaim their use of the standard [whether legitimate or n...

Full article: http://www.ethicalcorp.com/business-strategy/iso-26000-su...

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