The Strategist Stream

Develop and execute an integrated CSR strategy throughout your business


This membership is ideal for companies who:

  • Want to draw together various aspects of CSR activity into a cohesive and comprehensive strategy which drives their business plan
  • Need to measure the impact of their CSR activities
  • Want to communicate what they are already doing in the area of CSR
  • Need to identify gaps and opportunities
  • Know that CSR credentials are increasingly being sought from employees, customers, suppliers and investors
  • Recognise the importance of reputation and trust to brand loyalty


of Irish consumers consider a company’s reputation when making a purchase.

(BITCI, Amárach Consulting, 2013)

8 in 10

companies have incorporated sustainability risks into their enterprise risk management framework.

(Greenbiz, 2013)


of CEOs believe that corporate responsibility activities have a positive impact on the bottom line.

(Business in the Community, UK et al, 2011)


Our expert team of advisers work with Ireland’s most progressive companies across industry sectors to design and implement sustainability and CSR strategies that deliver immediate and on-going results.


By utilising our proven methodology we conduct a baseline assessment and then provide expert advice around risks and opportunities for your business.


The Strategist Stream of membership is essential for companies who want to look at all areas of their business such as becoming an employer of choice; or improving internal morale; building trust with consumers or exploring environmental impacts or ensuring supply chains are transparent and robust.


We work with your internal teams to create a strategy that makes sense for your short and long term business goals. You also get on-going unique access to our latest insights and case studies from other companies as well as numerous profiling opportunities, network and training events.

Finally, this membership stream provides access to the Business Working Responsibly Mark, our NSAI audited standard on CSR based on ISO 26000.

Benefits of the Strategist Stream include:

  • Dedicated CSR Adviser delivering annual actions plans , reviews and monthly updates
  • Tailored CSR solutions including: baseline reviews, CSR strategy development, stakeholder engagement workshops, materiality assessment, training and engagement tools.
  • Access to the Business Working Responsibly Mark certification
  • Collaborative opportunities & expert seminars
  • Access to our Business Action on Education and Employment programmes. This is our suite of CSR programmes which can be adapted to your company’s needs
  • Annual Events calendar on multiple CSR topics
  • Two exclusive member CEO events per year
  • Speaking and hosting opportunities
  • Profiling in CSR News Ireland – Ireland’s only dedicated ezine on CSR
  • Exclusive access to the on-line Members Only Area
  • Showcasing of your best practice through case studies and events
  • Showcasing on the Business Impact Map
  • Access to the only professional network for CSR professionals

This membership costs from €15,000 per annum

For further information, please contact:

Joe O’Donnell
Membership Executive

(01) 874 3821