Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the latest buzz word to which increasingly more and more companies are getting attentive.
Although SPNL is run ‘part-time’ by a team of young shipping professionals – all with demanding ‘day jobs’ in their respective careers – it is important to recognize one’s responsibility to act in socially responsible manner and contribute to society wherever practicably possible.
There is no single universally accepted definition of corporate social responsibility, it has generally come to mean business decision making linked to ethical values, legal compliance, and respect for people, community, and environment. In the context of SPNL, CSR expects a company to go further than required by law so as to
- operate with integrity and in an ethical manner in all its business dealings with customer, suppliers, lenders, and others
- sustain the environment for future generations
- be a responsible neighbour in the community and a good ‘corporate citizen’.
CSR principles are of growing importance to governments and service providers as they promise to meet challenges of social problems within changing welfare environments.
In addition to the regular networking events, seeking to empower young shipping professionals by building up their contact base amongst peers, exposure to industry leaders and staying current with topical issues…
SPNL is proud to have been actively associated with HELPING OTHERS in the three following ways: