Corporate Social Responsibility and Communication


Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to the social, environmental and economic responsibility of businesses and organizations. The course is a specialization in issues related to CSR communication.

The module comprises teaching within the following areas:

  • Ethics and communication (internal and external CSR Communication)
  • Compliance and Strategic CSR/ UN Guiding Principles on Business and human rights
  • Responsible Supply Chain Management
  • Discrimination as a central CSR and communication challenge



Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to knowledge of:

  • historical, theoretical, ethical and social perspectives that lay the groundwork for the field
  • basic theoretical and practical knowledge of modern CSR and CSR communication, with emphasis on the principle based approach to CSR


Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to skills in:

  • developing CSR and CSR communication strategies, as well as analytical and evaluation competence.
  • understanding CSR in relation to actual corporate practices and international guidelines and expectations.
  • application of CSR communication theories, concepts, and tools to corporate practices.
  • examining specific, relevant CSR challenges in depth and investigating diverse forms of and tools for CSR as well as international standards and contemporary CSR discourses.


Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to competences in:

  • identifying dilemmas and paradoxes of CSR communication.
  • cognizing possibilities and perils of CSR communication.
  • research related to CSR and CSR communication. Analytical and applied skills, such as analysis and evaluation of CSR approaches and policies.
  • proficient in regard to principles of CSR communication.



Prøvens navnCorporate Social Responsibility and Communication
The examination is a 3-day take-home assignment on a set topic.

Alternatively, the examination may be completed by satisfactory and active participation in
the module, ie. completion of all set course tasks.
Tilladte hjælpemidler
Alle skriftlige og alle elektroniske hjælpemidler
BedømmelsesformBestået/ikke bestået
CensurIntern prøve
VurderingskriterierThe assignment paper must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above.

Fakta om modulet

Engelsk titelCSR og kommunikation
Varighed1 semester
SemesterEfterår og Forår
Studerende der er optaget på kommunikation, informationsvidenskab, interaktive digitale medier, oplevelsesdesign, informationsarkitektur eller mediefag kan tilmelde sig undervisning i valgfaget.
UndervisningsstedCampus Aalborg


StudienævnStudienævnet for Kommunikation og Digitale Medier
FakultetDet Humanistiske Fakultet
SkoleSkolen for Musik, Musikterapi, Psykologi, Art, Kommunikation og Teknologi