16 Jul 2019Posted By: Mudit Handa

Significance of ISO 26000 in Corporate Social Responsibility

Besides quality management, customer satisfaction, IT management, and all other organizational aspects, there is one crucial commitment that no organization can forgo, and that is of corporate social responsibility. In fact, its a bound duty of every business concern to fulfill this commitment religiously.

Like all other organizational aspects discussed above, there’s an ISO standard for corporate social responsibility as well. And that is ISO 26000.

Let us understand in detail about ISO 26000.


1. What is all about ISO 26000?

ISO 26000 is an important management system standard that discusses guidelines for social responsibility. This ISO certification standard is also called ISO SR.


2. What is the objective of ISO 26000?

ISO 26000 was basically launched in order to induce the importance of corporate social responsibility among the business entities. 

  • It emphasizes on fulfilling the organization's social responsibility towards its customers, employees, society and all other stakeholders. 
  • Unlike other ISO standards, ISO 26000 lays down guiding principles rather than requirements. 


3. What do we mean by social responsibility?

Social responsibility is a core aspect of a business organization. It may be defined as a framework that sets out some moral ethics for an entity that supports the interests of society. 

  • Social responsibility is considered as a moral duty of every Organisation for the maintenance of a healthy ecosystem. 
  • Social responsibility plays a vital role in an organization in the development of effective business methodology. This further uplifts the repute of an organization among its stakeholders.

Hence, we see that the fulfillment of Social responsibility is one of the key factors in attaining business growth. ISO certification for Social responsibility can help a lot in excelling this key aspect, as it provides relevant guidance on fulfilling Social responsibility.


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