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Standards of Excellence in Corporate Community Involvement
The Standards of Excellence are our framework for managing your company's corporate community involvement. Designed to help you link your corporation's community activities to core business goals, these management practices, processes and policies set a global standard for excellence in corporate citizenship.
Standard 1: Leadership
My company actively and purposefully helps to define needs, set direction and initiate meaningful change around community / societal issues.
Standard 2: Strategy
My company plans its community involvement and leverages its capacities and strengths to deliver meaningful value to society and to the business.
Standard 3: Integration
My company engages all facets of the business to contribute to and realize the benefit from community involvement.
Standard 4: Infrastructure
My company consistently provides the resources and support needed to ensure the successful execution of its community involvement strategy.
Standard 5: Performance Management
My company assesses the effectiveness and impact of its community involvement and uses the results for continuous improvement.
Standard 6: Communication
My company actively and openly communicates in order to inform, influence and engage internal and external stakeholders.
Standard 7: Community Relationships
My company engages and collaborates with external stakeholders to advance its community involvement strategy.