Corporate social responsibility in Europe : rhetoric and realities

The acid test of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is simply this: does it lead to positive impacts on society and the environment or is it just rhetoric? And if it does lead to positive impacts, how can these be enhanced? This timely book tackles this cutting-edge challenge by presenting empiri...

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Main Author: Wolff, Franziska
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Barth, Regine
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham Edward Elgar c2009
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBook Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The acid test of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is simply this: does it lead to positive impacts on society and the environment or is it just rhetoric? And if it does lead to positive impacts, how can these be enhanced? This timely book tackles this cutting-edge challenge by presenting empirical findings from a range of surveys and in-depth case studies. These build on a new methodological and theoretical framework for assessing and explaining the sustainability impact of CSR
pt. 1. Analytical framework -- pt. 2. Mapping CSR : survey data on selected issues in four sectors -- pt. 3. Assessing and explaining the sustainability impact of CSR : case study findings -- pt. 4. CSR and public policy
Physical Description:xvi, 358 p ill
ISBN:1847207642
9781847207647
9781848447233