Safe Volunteering: the Ups and Downs of Corporate Social Responsibility

29-09-2011

Employee volunteering is a relatively new concept in Ireland, but for many years companies across the world have recognised their responsibilities to their stakeholders and the impact that they have on the local community through their CSR practices. Given the risks that are involved with certain volunteering activities, it is imperative that employers know the extent of their duties and responsibilities, in respect of health and safety, toward employees engaging in employer endorsed volunteering projects.

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