This page provides details of online resources to help you research working in corporate social responsibility and ethical careers.
AccountAbility - is the Institute of Social and Ethical Accountability, an international non-profit institute that brings together members and partners from business, civil society and the public sector from across the world to promote accountability for sustainable development.
Business in the Community (BITC) - is an independent business-led charity whose purpose is to inspire, engage, and support and challenge companies, to continually improve the impact they have on society. This comprehensive website includes a directory of members, an excellent resource section (including a case studies directory), the latest Corporate Responsibility Index and national and global CSR news.
Green Business Partnership - provides environmental assistance to small and medium sized businesses throughout Scotland. Also arranges 8-week student placements.
Business for Social Responsibility - is an US-based CSR site with a vacancies section.
CSR Europe - is a leading European business network for corporate social responsibility with many multinational corporations as members. It has a good web links section and provides global CSR news.
Ethical Investment Research Services (EIRIS) - is a global provider of independent research into the social, environmental and ethical performance of companies.
Ethical Performance - is a global independent business newsletter on corporate social responsibility and reports how companies are addressing human rights, ethics in the supply chain, the environment and related issues.
Forum for the Future - is a UK charity that works in partnership with business, the public sector and others to build a sustainable future. They offer an internship programme.
Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) - raises public awareness of the importance of doing business ethically, and collaborates with other UK and international organisations with interests and expertise in business ethics.
Shared Interest - is a cooperative lending society that aims to reduce poverty in the world, by providing fair and just financial services. They work with fair trade businesses all over the world, both producers and buyers, providing credit to enable producers to be paid in advance and to help fair trade develop.
SustainAbility - is an independent think tank and strategy consultancy. The website has a careers section including tips for students.
UK Social Investment Forum (UKSIF) - is UK's membership network for socially responsible investment (SRI). Its primary purpose is to promote and encourage the development and positive impact of SRI amongst UK based investors. The site advertises vacancies.
Environment Job - is a website with environment jobs and volunteering opportunities.
Ethical Careers - is a UK website devoted to ethical careers. The Career Doctor section gives advice.
Ethical Consumer - is the website of the Ethical Consumer Research Association (ECRA). It provides information on the companies behind the brand names and promotes the ethical use of consumer power. While much of the information is subscriber-only, there are a number of accessible reports.
Ethical Jobs - is a global jobs website which includes CSR vacancies.
ELDIS - is a gateway to information about development. It has a CSR resource section and a selective web links directory.
One World - has job and volunteering opportunities and career resources.
People and Planet - is a UK student organisation which campaigns to alleviate world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment. They advertise permanent and voluntary positions and offer graduate internships.
Acre - is a UK recruitment agency for CSR, energy efficiency, carbon, encironmental and health and safety workers.
Allen & York - is a recruitment agency for the built and natural environment
Evergreen - is an environmental recruitment agency.
Lifeworth - is a CSR vacancies site.
This article was published on Feb 8, 2012