Business Management of Social Impacts (2016)

AUTHOR: CEBDS (Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development),

DATE:January, 2016

TOPICS: social impact, risks, environmental and social risks, sustainability

SUMMARY: This publication responds to a challenge: to bring to the corporate environment an in-depth discussion of the practices of assessing the social impact of businesses, in face of the strategic needs of companies. It is a joint initiative of CEBDS and the participants of its Social impact with content based on the experience and knowledge of these protagonists, who are part of a very diversified group of companies. The specificities of each were outlined through five practical workshops focused on their respective sectors of activity. In these meetings, professionals of socio-environmental responsibility and sustainability of more than 40 large companies showed what has been done to follow the social consequences of their operations. See also the Executive Summary of the study.