CSR Resources

Chambers Ireland Resources

The Sustainability Factor: Corporate Social Responsibility and SMEs
This guide is the perfect tool for SMEs looking to engage in CSR. With general information on CSR, how to get started and real life case studies it contains all you need to get going.

CSR and SMEs: Choosing a Charity Partner
This guide highlights the benefits of engaging in a charity partnership and how best to go about making a successful partnership.

CSR Awards Magazine
These magazines contain a range of articles from CSR experts and comapnies of all sizes on CSR today and what they’re doing to make a difference.

ICC Ireland Resources

Anti-Corruption Clause
The Anti-corruption Clause is a tool which will preserve trust between parties, deter corruption in the negotiation and performance of a contract, and preserve the sanctity of contracts

ICC Guide to Responsible Sourcing
The following guidance presents basic steps that companies can take to influence and monitor social and environmental performance in their global supply chains

ICC Guidelines on Gifts and Hospitality

This document provides guidance for companies on how to establish and maintain a policy relating to Gifts and Hospitality, based on the most recent international, regional and national rules, as well as on commercial best practice.

ICC Rules on Combating Corruption

The Rules assist enterprises to comply with their legal obligations and with the numerous anti-corruption initiatives at the international level.


The National Stakeholder Forum set up the CSR Hub website as a communications initiative which brings together all the key CSR Resources in Ireland. The CSR Hub aims to provide a central repository of information on CSR, accessible to all businesses interested in learning more about sustainable and responsible business practices. It includes useful contacts and guidance, as well as examples of best practice case studies.

To access the CSR Newsletters from the CSR Hub website, click here.

Other Resources

The Irish Centre for Diversity
The Irish Centre for Diversity launched their Equality Ireland Directory for 2019, which highlights the employment opportunities and services available to the diverse communities of Ireland, supported by various influential organisations throughout Ireland.

Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation launched Ireland’s 2nd National Plan on Corporate Social Responsibility in 2017, which outlines their plans for CSR in Ireland for 2017 to 2020. It is an action-orientated plan aimed at supporting businesses and organisations of all sizes and all sectors to adopt responsible business practices.

You can access the plan by clicking here.

Business in the Community Ireland
BITC Ireland are the national network for responsible business and have a range of supports available for those looking to learn more about CSR.

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