Gain an understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) influences and initiatives. Understand CSR stakeholders and their needs.
Understand the economic value proposition and reputation drivers.
Examine how organizations approach: climate change challenges, health and safety issues, and supply chain imperatives.
Review emerging practices in social responsibility and sustainable development. Examine CSR links to governance and risk management.
Consider reporting and assurance challenges. Determine the proper role for internal audit.
Network with your peers on this emerging area of internal audit focus. This assignment provides you an opportunity to explore and select an appropriate audit instrument for your organization and consider what you would have to do to implement the tool. Complete the following:
Research information about CSR audits, instruments, and process. Use the following resources as a starting point: