Global Practices of Corporate Social Responsibility
Idowu, Samuel O., Leal Filho, Walter (Eds.)
2009, XXIII, 508 p.
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Being socially responsible on the part of corporate entities is now no longer an option, it is part of their normal business obligations to all their stakeholders regardless of whether these are primary or secondary stakeholders. Modern societies around the world now expect corporate entities of all shapes and forms to be socially responsible in whatever they do; the "Global Practices of Corporate Social Responsibility" is a first attempt at bringing together in one book experts' accounts of how corporate entities in twenty independent nations around the world are dealing with the issue of CSR. The world today faces diverse social problems. These become apparent as one moves from one country to the next, interestingly, society now expects corporations to help in finding solutions to these problems. The problem of global warming affects us all; modern corporations can no longer continue to assume that the problem will go away, if nothing is done by them. We can all make a little difference by our actions.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility - Globalisation - Social Responsibility - Stakeholder - Sustainability - business - development - organizations