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Guidelines on Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting for Chinese Enterprises (‘CASS-CSR’)

China Current 2016

The Guideline 3.0, proposed the concept of “full lifecycle management of corporate social responsibility reporting”. Expect to guide companies to achieve stakeholder engagement, from reporting organization to writing, publishing and using the entire process. Identify the quality issues, continuously improve the company's sustainable performance, and effectively realize the value of social responsibility reports. Promote the purpose of social responsibility management with social responsibility report

Issuer name

the Corporate Social Responsibility Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

More information

In February 2008, the Corporate Social Responsibility Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) was established to research and develope a theoretical framework of China’s CSR practice. The release of the first ‘CASS-CSR’ in December 2009 marked a significant milestone in the advance of sustainability reporting in China. The Guidelines are now in their third edition – CASS-CSR 3.0.

Reporting resources

True

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

CSR report, Sustainability report

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- S (Social)

All

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

All

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

All

Status

Current

Country

China

Region

Asia Pacific

Date of publication

2016

Issuer type

Non-governmental organisation

Reporting requirements

Guidelines and standards for non-financial reporting

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

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