CSR => The intention is to change business practices.
CSI => Actively committing money and resources to uplift the community
CSR = > Focus is on increasing image and profits.
CSI => Focus is on upliftment of community without return on investment.
CSR => Ensure that all internal CSR policies/ practices include stakeholders' interests/environmental issues.
CSI => Ensure that CSI projects are relevant to the needs of communities.
CSR => Often intended as a marketing initiative.
CSI => Intended to benefit and uplift communities through social development.
CSR => Projects are usually linked to the business, e.g. a manufacturing business offering to train the unemployed
CSI => Projects are external to the business and have a strong developmental approach.