Additional Resources

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND INVESTMENT

Books

Community Engagement – A Guide for Practitioners

Community Engagement and Development

Community Engagement Toolkit for Planning

Connecting Cities & Communities with SDGs

Engaging Your Community

Handbook on Community Engagement

Investing in People – Guide for Community Development

Measuring the Value of Corporate Philanthropy

Navigating the SDGs – A Business Guide

Principles of Community Engagement

STAR Community Rating System (Version 2.0)

Stakeholder Engagement in Emerging Markets

Stakeholder Engagement Manual (Volume 1)

Stakeholder Engagement Manual (Volume 2)

Chapters or Articles in Books

CEI – Good Intentions Aren’t Enough (Good Works)

Articles in Journals

A Basic Guide to Corporate Philanthropy

CSR’s Role in Community Development

Virtual Communities – Implications for Companies

Articles in Newspapers and Magazines

CSR Is Now Legal

Theses and Dissertations

Community Involvement and Employee Outcomes

Corporate Community Involvement Disclosure

Effect of CSR on Community Development

Papers

A Corporate Guide to Putting the SDGs to Work

A Guide to Effective Community Engagement

Business and the SDGs

Business Case for Corporate Philanthropy

Business ROI of Social Investments

Catalytic Philanthropy

CDCs Working with For-Profit Developers

Common International Standards for Community Development Practice

Community Engagement – Theoretical Concepts

Community Engagement (WHO)

Community Engagement Guide for Sustainable Communities

Community Engagement

Community Planning Toolkit – Community Engagement

Contribute to Community Development & Wellbeing

Creating Shared Value (Porter)

Delivering on the SDGs

Engage Your Community Stakeholders

From Global Goals to Local Impact

Handbook for Implementers of ISO 26000

Health Benefits of Volunteering

Implementing the UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples

Importance of Compliant Giving Programs

Increasing Impact, Enhanced Value

Launching Successful Community Development Initiatives

LBG Guidance Manual

Practical Standards for Community Development & Empowerment

Reporting on Community Impacts

SDG Compass – Guide for Business Action on the SDGs

STAR Sustainability Goals & Guiding Principles (2010)

Starting a Community Development Corporation

Strategic Community Investment

Using Philanthropy to Build Long-Term Perspectives

What is Community Engagement

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

Community Engagement Guidelines (API)

Community Engagement Indicators & Measures

GRI 203 Indirect Economic Impacts

GRI 413 Local Communities

IAP2 Quality Assurance Standard (Community Engagement)

IFC Sustainability Performance Standards

ISO 26000

ISO 26000 and the SDGs

ISO 37101 Sustainable Development in Communities

OECD Guidelines for MNEs

Sustainability Reporting for SMEs

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigeneous Peoples

United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

WBCSD CSR Primer

Online Articles

Alignment Between SDGs and STAR Community Framework

CSR and The Supply Chain

CSR Supply Chain Compliance Programs

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Books

CSR and Sustainable Development – Leadership Tasks and Functions

CSR Implementation Guide for Businesses

Framework for Implementing Effective CSR and Corporate Governance

Handbook on CSR in India

Structuring and Staffing Corporate Responsibility

Chapters or Articles in Books

Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

CSR, Corporate Governance and Corporate Regulation

Articles in Journals

Corporate Governance and CSR Synergies and Interrelationships

Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Sustainability

CSR Theories – Mapping the Territory

How to Become a Sustainable Company

Sustainability: “Embracers” Seize the Advantage

Top Ten CSR Mistakes

Articles in Newspapers and Magazines

CSR Is Now Legal

CSR – Director Notes – Sustainability in the Mainstream

Papers

Calvert Principles for Social Investment

Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Success

CSR and the Role of the Legal Profession

German Sustainability Code

Sustainable Development in Law Practice

WEF Global Risks Report (2017)

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

Caux Round Table Principles for Business

Ceres Sustainability Roadmap

IFC Sustainability Performance Standards

OECD Guidelines for MNEs

United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

WBCSD CSR Primer

Online Articles

CSR and The Supply Chain

CSR Supply Chain Compliance Programs

STAKEHOLDERS AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Books

AccountAbility 1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard (2015)

CSR Implementation Guide for Businesses

Stakeholder Engagement in Emerging Markets

Stakeholder Engagement Manual (Volume 1)

Stakeholder Engagement Manual (Volume 2)

Sustainable Management Handbook

Articles in Journals

How to Become a Sustainable Company

Sustainability: “Embracers” Seize the Advantage

Papers

Engaging SMEs in CSR

GIIRS Assessment Resource Guide – Stakeholder Engagement

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

Ceres Sustainability Roadmap

STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Books

Future-Fit Business Benchmark (Part-1)

Future-Fit Business Benchmark (Part 2)

Sustainability ROI Workbook (May 2017)

Chapters or Articles in Books

Business Strategy for Sustainability

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

Caux Round Table Principles for Business

Ceres Sustainability Roadmap

IFC Sustainability Performance Standards

ISO 26000

OECD Guidelines for MNEs

United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

WBCSD CSR Primer

SUSTAINABILITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Books

Change the World – Social Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Articles in Journals

Beyond the Business Case for Corporate Sustainability

Can Businesses Move Beyond Efficiency?

Defining Sustainability and Human Resources Management

Influences on the Organizational Implementation of Sustainability

Quantifying the Social Dimension of Triple Bottom Line

Socio-Cultural Factors and Intention for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Theses and Dissertations

Adoption of Sustainability Practices Among Multinationals

Sustainability-Driven Entrepreneurship

Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Papers

A Systems View for Sustainable Entrepreneurship Education

Business Strategies for Sustainable Development

Impact of Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Processes and Performance

Innovations in Impact Measurement

Measuring Sustainable Development

Organizational Sustainability

Planning a Sustainability Management System Program

Scaling Up Business Impacts on Sustainable Living

Social and Environmental Due Diligence

Strategies for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Sustainability Entreprenuers, Ecopreneurs and Development of a Sustainability Economy

Sustainable Entrepreneurship in SMEs

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

Policy Brief on Social Entrepreneurship

SUSTAINABILITY AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Books

Guide to Establishing a Social Enterprise

Stakeholder Engagement and the Board

Sustainability Guide for Boards

The Public Benefit Corporation Guidebook

Chapters or Articles in Books

B-Corp Handbook (Sample Chapter)

Articles in Journals

An Introduction to Benefit Corporations

Benefit Corporations – A Challenge in Corporate Governance

Legal Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship Corporate Formats

Papers

Benefit Corporation Law

Benefit Corporation White Paper

Best Practices for Executive Directors and Boards of Nonprofits

Board Adoption and Oversight of Corporate Sustainability

Board Oversight of Environmental and Social Issues

Board Oversight of Sustainability Issues

Business (Enterprise) Models for Social Benefit Enterprises

Corporate Secretary’s Guide to Board Sustainability Governance

Deloitte 2016 Board Practices Report

ESG, Strategy and the Long View

Sustainability Mindset- How Board Organize CSR Oversight

White Paper – Need and Rationale for Benefit Corporations

Governmental and Other Public Domain Publications

Model Benefit Corporation Legislation (April 2017)

Online Articles

Understanding and Forming a California Benefit Corporation

California Benefit Corporations

Benefit Corporations in California

Websites

Cooley – Benefit Corporation

SUSTAINABILITY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND STARTUPS

Books

A Starters Guide to Sustainability Reporting

CSR Implementation Guide for Businesses

Stakeholder Engagement Manual (Volume 1)

Stakeholder Engagement Manual (Volume 2)

Structuring and Staffing Corporate Responsibility

Sustainable Management Handbook

Chapters or Articles in Books

Business Strategy for Sustainability

Articles in Journals

How to Become a Sustainable Company

Sustainability: “Embracers” Seize the Advantage

Top Ten CSR Mistakes

Papers

Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Success

CSR and the Role of the Legal Profession

Engaging SMEs in CSR

GRI Small Business Big Impact Booklet

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

CSR for SMEs in Developing Countries

Sustainability Reporting for SMEs

WBCSD CSR Primer

SUSTAINABILITY GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT

Books

Building a Performance Measurement System

CSR Implementation Guide for Businesses

Structuring and Staffing Corporate Responsibility

Sustainable Management Handbook

Chapters or Articles in Books

Business Strategy for Sustainability

Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

Articles in Journals

Corporate Governance and CSR Synergies and Interrelationships

Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Sustainability

CSR Theories – Mapping the Territory

How to Become a Sustainable Company

Sustainability: “Embracers” Seize the Advantage

Top Ten CSR Mistakes

Articles in Newspapers and Magazines

CSR Is Now Legal

CSR – Director Notes – Sustainability in the Mainstream

Papers

Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Success

Governance and Multistakeholder Processes

The Convergence of Corporate Governance and CSR

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

Caux Round Table Principles for Business

Ceres Sustainability Roadmap

IFC Sustainability Performance Standards

ISO 26000

United Nations Global Compact

WBCSD CSR Primer

SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING AND AUDITING

Books

A Starters Guide to Sustainability Reporting

Building a Performance Measurement System

CSR Implementation Guide for Businesses

GRI 101 Foundation (2016)

Sustainability Reporting Implementation Roadmap

Papers

LSE’s Guide to ESG Reporting

Sustainability and Reporting Trends in 2025

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

IFC Sustainability Performance Standards

ISO 26000

Sustainability Reporting for SMEs

Sustainability Reports

First Solar Sustainability Report

Kellogg’s CSR Commitments

KPMG (UN Global Impact)

Medtronic GRI Supplement

Nestle’s Sustainability Review

XPO Logistics Europe (UN Global Impact)

SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS AND INSTRUMENTS

Books

CSR Implementation Guide for Businesses

Framework for Implementing Effective CSR and Corporate Governance

Handbook on CSR in India

Structuring and Staffing Corporate Responsibility

Chapters or Articles in Books

Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

CSR, Corporate Governance and Corporate Regulation

Articles in Journals

Corporate Governance and CSR Synergies and Interrelationships

Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Sustainability

CSR Theories – Mapping the Territory

How to Become a Sustainable Company

Sustainability: “Embracers” Seize the Advantage

Top Ten CSR Mistakes

Articles in Newspapers and Magazines

CSR Is Now Legal

CSR – Director Notes – Sustainability in the Mainstream

Papers

Calvert Principles for Social Investment

Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Success

CSR and the Role of the Legal Profession

German Sustainability Code

Sustainable Development in Law Practice

WEF Global Risks Report (2017)

Government and Other Public Domain Publications

Caux Round Table Principles for Business

Ceres Sustainability Roadmap

IFC Sustainability Performance Standards

OECD Guidelines for MNEs

United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

WBCSD CSR Primer

Online Articles

CSR and The Supply Chain

CSR Supply Chain Compliance Programs

WEBSITES

AccountAbility

African Institute of Corporate Citizenship

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

Business Social Compliance Initiative

Business for Social Responsibility

Business in the Community

Caux Round Table

Ceres

Conference Board

Corporate Register

Corporate Responsibility Officers Association

Entrepreneur.com

Ethos Institute

Ethical Trading Initiative

European Academy of Business in Society

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Fair Labor Association

Forest Stewardship Council

Global Environmental Management Initiative

Global Reporting Initiative

Global Unions

International Council on Mining and Metals

International Labour Organization

International Finance Corporation

International Organization for Standardization

Marine Stewardship Council

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Pivot Goals

Prince of Wale’s Corporate Leaders Group

Principles for Responsible Investment

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

SDG Compass

Social Accountability International

Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform

Sustainability Reports

The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment

Transparency International

United Nations Global Compact

Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

World Council for Corporate Governance