Seal of Corporate Excellence

An authorized CESRA Accreditation Mark(s) may be used by a CESRA Accredited Company in good standing, consistent with CESRA policy requirements.

PROCESS OF ACCREDITATION 
Receiving a CSR Accreditation from CESRA Kenya is a visible testimony of your excellence in CSR. This accreditation and the Badge of CSR excellence proves to our customer and stakeholders that you have successfully embedded CSR initiatives throughout your business operations.
CESRA Kenya, will access your application based on our FIVE pillars of CSR, and how well your CSR activities are impacting the recipients.   
  1.  An independent panel will audit your application and the policy documents that your organization will attach to the application
  2. CESRA has an assessment guideline list to enable them to score your application 
  3. The organization will be required to pay Ksh 45,000/= (payable every 2 years ) as the accreditation fee
  4. Once your application is approved, your company will be awarded the CSR excellence badge for display across all your brand touch-points such as printed materials, websites, etc. Alongside the other 10 benefits listed above
  5. If your application is not approved, CESRA allows an appeal within 3 months of denial where the applicant will allow CESRA to work hand in hand to help the company acquire CSR compliant status 

CESRA Kenya is a digital media platform for all the CSR practitioners in Kenya and beyond. Our platform welcomes corporations, universities, NGOs, and other companies interested in communicating their corporate citizenship, sustainability, philanthropy, and other CSR initiatives to our global audience. 

To become an accredited CESRA member, the corporate company goes though a CSR assessment  customized for Kenyan business: This assessment  evaluates  how well a company has integrated the principles of CSR into their business. ... The objective of the assessment is to get a clear picture of your Corporate Social Responsibility practices in:-
  1. Management
  2. Environment
  3. Labour Relations
  4. Community Relations
  5. Business Environment


Our philosophy is based on the belief that corporations can work in partnership with charitable organizations to make a real difference in communities throughout Kenya. We help ensure this happens, by pointing members of the corporate community towards organizations that exercise the greatest impact on their target populations. We work with both parties to ensure the development of projects that meet their mutual interests.

 

We Do this by:

  • Encouraging companies to adopt on web based CSR reporting as it allows stakeholder’s greater access to information and at the same time allows companies to update information in real time. 

 

  • Encouraging companies to commit to making a positive, beneficial impact on the communities they serve by connecting to the listed and reviewed charitable organizations.

 

  • Encouraging nonprofits to share their mission, programs, leadership, goals, accomplishments and needs openly for easy CSR identification.

  • Empowering, training, and mentoring nonprofits on behalf of the stakeholders

 

  • Conducting awarding system that will recognize all Stake holders.

 

  • Working and partnering with existing organizations, leaders, experts and peers to explore collaborations, joint ventures and partnerships in CSR sustainability efforts.

 

  • Helping corporate companies build and grow their giving and employee volunteer programs in order to maximize their charitable activities in the community, in turn generating more resources for local nonprofits.

 

  • Establishing manageable Training  for various level of people in the CSR departments

Please use the Menu on your Left to learn and become accredited as a Corporate Member