Metallurgical companies is among the industry leaders in the Czech Republic. Many of them are large suppliers of the state. The future Law on public procurement is going to change the criteria for suppliers selecting. Contracting authorities will no longer be bound only by the lowest trading price but by "evaluation of economically advantageous tender according to quality”. This includes qualitative, environmental or social aspects, which the public contract may bring. One of the ways to prove the "quality criteria" is a Corporate social responsibility (CSR) management system. Metallurgical companies have the possibility of certification of CSR via the Czech standard CSN 01 0391: 2013 which corresponds to the structure and requirements of other ISO standards. The article analyzes the current state of CSR in metallurgical companies in the Czech Republic. Two large metallurgical companies claiming to CSR are analyzed on the basis of meeting the requirements of Czech standard CSN 01 0391.Keywords: Corporate social responsibility, sustainability, metallurgical companies, quality criteria
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