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ISO26000 Reference Table

ISO 26000, published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in November 2010, is "a handbook (guidance) regarding social responsibility", providing guidelines for organizations including companies to conduct activities that take social responsibility into account. In ISO26000, the principles of social responsibility are explained as follows: 1. Accountability; 2. Transparency; 3. Ethical Conduct; 4. Respect for Stakeholder Interests; 5. Respect for the Rule of Law; 6. Respect for International Code of Conduct; 7. Respect for Human Rights.

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Human Rights
  • Due diligence
  • Human rights risk situations
  • Avoidance of complicity
  • Resolving grievances
  • Discrimination and vulnerable groups
  • Civil and political rights
  • Economic, social and cultural rights
  • Fundamental principles and rights at work
Labor Practices
  • Employment and employment relationships
  • Conditions of work and social protection
  • Social dialogue
  • Health and safety at work
  • Human development and training in the workplace
  • Precaution of pollution
  • Sustainable resource use
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Protection of the environment,
    biodiversity and restoration of natural habitats
Fair Operating
  • Anti-corruption
  • Responsible political involvement
  • Fair competition
  • Promoting social responsibility
    in the value chain
  • Respect for property rights
Consumer Issues
  • Fair marketing,
    factual and unbiased information
    and fair contractual practices
  • Protecting consumers' health and safety
  • Sustainable consumption
  • Consumer service, support,
    and complaint and dispute resolution
  • Consumer data protection and privacy
  • Access to essential services
  • Education and awareness
Community Involvement
and Development
  • Community involvement
  • Education and culture
  • Employment creation and skills development
  • Technology development and access
  • Wealth and income creation
  • Health
  • Social investment
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