Idowu, S.O., Capaldi, N., Fifka, M., Zu, L., Schmidpeter, R. (Eds.)
2015, XXXII, 601 p. 9 illus.
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Provides a comprehensive reference on all terms and concepts in corporate social responsibility
Contains contributions from a global set of authors
Includes definitions for more than 500 entries
This book is a concise and authoritative reference work and dictionary in the field of corporate social responsibility, sustainability, business ethics and corporate governance. It provides reliable definitions to more than 600 terms and concepts for researchers and professionals alike. By its definitions the dictionary helps users to understand the meanings of commonly used terms in CSR, and the roles and functions of CSR-related international organizations. Furthermore, it helps to identify keynotes on international guidelines, codes and principles relevant to CSR. The role of CSR in the business world has developed from a fig leaf marketing front into an important and indispensable aspect of corporate behavior over the past years. Sustainable strategies are valued, desired and deployed more and more by relevant players in business, politics, and societies all over the world. Both research and corporate practice therefore see CSR as a guiding principle for business success.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Accountability - Business Ethics - CSR - Collaborative Governance - Corporate Responsibility Index - Corporate Social Responsibility - Corporate Sustainability - Cross-Cultural Management - Efficiency - Energy Conservation - Environmental Governance - Environmental Responsibility - Fair Trade - Green Economy - Life Cycle Thinking - Responsible Business - Social Innovation - Sustainable Development - Sustainable Enterprise - Transparency