The CSR Accreditation Application Form

CSR Accreditation is valid for 3 Years.

Sole Trader (1/2 employees) £650.00
Small Organisation (up to 50 employees) £900.00
Medium Organisation (51 to 250 employees) £1,200.00
Large Organisation (251+ employees) £1,450.00

Third sector organisations benefit from a discounted rate based on their turnover.

Small (up to £500,000 turnover) £500.00
Medium  (up to £2,000,000 turnover ) £750.00
Large  (over £2,000,000 turnover) £1000.00

Re-assessment within 6 months is free of charge. Subsequent to successful CSR Accreditation three year re-assessment is discounted by 20%.

CSR Accreditation applications will be invoiced once submitted.

Please use these notes to structure your application in conjunction
with the Four Pillars list.

As a minimum requirement, we expect applicants to follow these statutory requirements and meet relevant national CSR Accreditation standards.

The Assessment Panel are asked consider the following:

1. CSR Benefit
Does the policy identify clear CSR benefit?
2. Environmental Benefits
Does the policy clearly identify areas to improve environmental impact?
Energy Efficiency, Wastes Minimisation, Recycling etc.
3. Social Benefit
Value to the community, have communities or areas benefited?
4. Staff Benefit
Have staff been engaged, included, trained or otherwise benefited?
5. Workplace Benefit
Do you provide responsible product information and services, supply chain, ethical investment and fair trade etc
6. Charitable Benefit
Does the policy support charitable giving, financially or through services and volunteering ?
7. Financial Benefit
Have reductions or savings been achieved?
Reduced operating costs, electricity, water, travel etc.
8. Commitment of the entrants / Involvement of relevant stakeholders and employees
Have staff demonstrated their commitment?
9. Evidence of measurable impact/benefits (environmental, social and financial)
10. Degree of originality / innovation
Have you developed new or novel solutions to problems?
11. Future expansion of the scheme.
How do you intend to move forward?
12. Replicability
Can others adopt the procedures to their own benefit?
13: Special Merit
Anything else that stands out in a project as worthy of additional points.

We award Gold, Silver and Bronze Accreditation

A 250-word synopsis of your CSR initiatives
Up to 1500 words to go into more detail about your appropriate endeavours.

Please include documentation on policies, procedures and systems such as systems for recording energy saving, reviews of performance against strategic targets, impact reports and notes from audits.
You can upload up to six pages of any additional documentation support and where possible provide a link to your CSR report.

Thank you for your application
We will be in touch after the next Accreditation panel assessment session.

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