Evaluation Summary - Final Report:Horizontal Evaluation of Canada’s Enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy

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About the Strategy

Through the 2014 CSR Strategy: Doing Business the Canadian Way: A Strategy to Advance Corporate Social Responsibility in Canada’s Extractive Sector, the Government of Canada set out its expectation that Canadian extractive sector companies will reflect Canadian values in their operations abroad. The Strategy was developed around four pillars providing guidance and support for Canadian companies to strengthen their CSR practices and maximize the benefits to host countries. The four pillars include:

  1. Promoting and advancing CSR guidance;
  2. Fostering networks and partnerships;
  3. Facilitating dialogue towards dispute resolution; and
  4. Strengthening the environment affecting responsible business practices.

Key Findings


Revise the Strategy based on consultations to include such elements as:

Develop a plan to guide the implementation of the Strategy, which could include:

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