Part 2 Section F.3.3. Sustainability and Social Responsibility サステナビリティと社会的責任

Definition 言葉の定義


Providing for the needs of the present generation while not compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.

the U.N. Brundtland Commission Report on “Our Common Future”

Creating shareholder and social value while decreasing the environmental footprint along the value chains in which we operate


Social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility is seriously considering the impact of the company’s actions on society.

Social responsibility is the obligation of decision makers to take actions which protect and improve the welfare of society as a whole along with their own interests.

A Four-Part Definition of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

The social responsibility of business encompasses the economic, legal, ethical, and discretionary (philanthropic) expectations that society has of organizations at a given point in time.

Archie B. Caroll
  • Economic responsibilities
    • Be profitable.
      • The foundation upon which all others rest.
  • Legal responsibilities
    • Obey the law.
      • Law is society’s codification of right and wrong.
  • Ethical responsibilities
    • Be ethical.
      • Obligation to do what is right, just, and fair.
        Avoid harm.
  • Philanthropic responsibilities
    • Be a good corporate citizen.

Frameworks for Sustainability and Social Responsibility

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

  • Human right
  • Labor
  • Environment
  • Anti-corruption

Human rights

Principle 1

Business should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.

Principle 2

Business should make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.


Principle 3

Business should make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Principle 4

Business should uphold the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor.

Principle 5

Business should uphold the effective abolition of child labor.

Principle 6

Business should uphold the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment.


Principle 7

Business should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.

Principle 8

Business should undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.

Principle 9

Business should encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies..


Principle 10

Business should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

ISO 26000 Guidance on Social Responsibility


  1. Accountability
  2. Transparency
  3. Ethical behavior
  4. Respect for stakeholder interests
  5. Respect for the rule of law
  6. Respect for international norms of behavior
  7. Respect for human tights

Core subjects

  1. Organizational governance
  2. Human rights
  3. Labor practices
  4. The environment
  5. Fair operating practices
  6. Consumer issues
  7. Community involvement and development