Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility in the Canadian construction sector: A practical guide to CSR (October 2017)

This guide answers questions like:

  • What does corporate social responsibility (CSR) mean for companies in Canada’s construction industry?
  • Why is it important for a company to consider CSR?
  • How can CSR help your company achieve greater success?

The guide also provides you the tools and framework you need to manage CSR within your company. It identifies how to create value for stakeholders while also creating value for the firm in the form of brand recognition, employee retention, cost savings, enhanced risk management, among other benefits.

This material is available as a free download. Download guide

Focus on CSR series

November 8, 2017: What Is Corporate Social Responsibility?
November 15, 2017: How to Get Started on Corporate Social Responsibility?
November 22, 2017: Practical Advice for Sole Operators 
November 29, 2017: What Is Driving Corporate Social Responsibility?
December 6, 2017: How Does Integrated Project Delivery Support Corporate Social Responsibility?
December 13, 2017: Corporate Social Responsibility’s Business Benefits

CCA CSR policy statement

Canadian Construction Association (CCA) recognizes that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a rapidly evolving issue and affects companies differently depending on their size, location and specialization. CCA recognizes the importance of CSR, and encourages companies to voluntarily undertake initiatives that enable them to operate in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.


CSR: State of play in the construction industry

CSR: State of Play in the Construction Industry (PDF)




Government of Canada resources

The purpose of this webpage is to display educational content on CSR. No part of it constitutes professional advice, and CCA does not accept any responsibility or liability for loss or damage that may result from its interpretation and use. The display of this content does not represent an endorsement of it or any part of it by CCA.