Shanghai Municipal Local Standards on Corporate Social Responsibility, 2008.

China Current 2008

Issued by the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision, the standards emphasize the following four major legal and moral responsibilities: Equity Responsibility: Labor & employee management; Environmental Responsibility: Resource treatment and environment protection; Integrity Responsibility: Ethical business behavior for stakeholders; Harmonious Responsibility: Government/Public sector relationships and contributions. The local government encourages the enterprises to self-assess their CSR performance annually or periodically, and release the results to the community and employees.

Scope

Environmental & Social & Governance

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations except those in the public sector

Type of instrument

Standard

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

Sub-national

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