Rate Your Company!

Friendly CRITICS on the Web by MHCinternational ltd. Self-assess how socially responsible is YOUR company.

Just tick a box on the following twenty questions and a result will be given to you instantly ... it only takes a few minutes to fill in.

CRITICS (Corporate Responsibility Index Through Internet Consultation of Stakeholders) is a subset of questions that MHCi has developed to assist companies in their quest to become more socially responsible. The results of this inquiry are being used by MHCi in a world-wide research programme that will allow us to know about social responsibility of companies large and small all around the world. At the end you can request a copy of MHCi's world report on social responsibility.

So, twenty questions to see if you have a socially responsible company...please fill in all the questions.

Company name:
Your function:
Sector of Activity:
Country:
Company size: 1-10   11-50   51-1000   >1000
E-mail:
1. Does your company have a statement of the companies mission & values (i.e. business principles or vision of corporate responsibility)?

Yes
No or Don't know

2. Does your company have a code of ethics?

Yes
No or Don't know

3. Is the code distributed to employees?

Yes
No or Don't know

4. Are staff trained on the corporate code of ethics?

Yes, with vigour
Yes, but not much information about it
Yes, I think so
No or don't know

5. Is there a manager responsible for ethics or corporate responsibility issues?

Yes
No or Don't know

6. Are the companies products socially responsible?

Yes, most definitely
Yes, more or less
A little
No, not at all

7. Does your company publish a social report or have an ethical audit?

Yes
No or Don't Know

8. Does you company require its suppliers to adhere or comply with its code of ethics?

Yes to all
Yes to some suppliers
No not all or Don't know

9. Does your company try to have a continuing dialogue with the internal and external stakeholders of the company on social responsibility issues?

Yes, with vigour
Yes, occasionally
No or don't know

10. Are wages paid by your company in your sector of activity:

much better than average
better than average
average
less than average

11. Does your company have a policy to support the human rights of its employees?

Yes
No or Don't Know

12. Does your company contribute to projects for the local community?
Yes, with vigour
Yes, occasionally
No or don't know
13. Has your company been fined for false advertising in the past year? Yes or Don't Know
No
14. Does your company apply an environmental standard like ISO14000 or EMAS or CERES etc.? Yes
No or Don't Know
15. Has your company been involved in corruption law suits within the past five years?

Yes or Don't Know

No

16. Does you company have an anti-corruption or bribes policy?

Yes

No or Don't Know

17. Does your company have an anti-discrimination policy in recruiting, promoting and training? Yes
No or Don't Know
18. Does your company have any form of employee participation to profits? Yes
No or Don't Know
19. Are the Board of Director's actions transparent? (such as comply with Cadbury code, OECD corporate governance guidelines) Yes
No or Don't Know
20. Did your company create jobs in the last year? Yes
No Change
Less or Don't Know