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Corporate social responsibility and international development

Michael Hopkins

Corporate social responsibility and international development

is business the solution?

by Michael Hopkins

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Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social responsibility of business -- Developing countries,
  • International business enterprises -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Economic assistance -- Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCorporate social responsibility & international development
    StatementMichael Hopkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD 60.5 .D44 H67 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22261894M
    ISBN 101844073564
    ISBN 109781844073566
    LC Control Number2006011978

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Corporate Social Responsibility and International Development book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The business of business is /5. This book, written by noted Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practitioner Michael Hopkins, is the first to explicitly link CSR with development.

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This is important and challenging reading for all of those in government /5(2). If development is the objective then it seems that the solution and the responsibility lies with the private sector - particularly through the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes of large corporations, with their tremendous power and economic by: MICHAEL HOPKINS is CEO of MHC International Ltd (London and Geneva), a research and service company that specializes in social development issues for the public and private sector.

He is also Professor of Corporate and Social Research at Middlesex University Business School, UK, Visiting Professor at Brunel University, UK and author of The. Corporate Social Responsibility is a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. CSR policy functions as a built-in, self-regulating mechanism whereby a business monitors and ensures its active compliance with the spirit of the law, ethical standards, and international norms.

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Corporate social responsibility and international development: are corporations the solution. / Michael Hopkins. ISBN (hardback) ISBN (hardback) 1. Social responsibility of business–Developing countries.

International business enterprises–Moral and ethical aspects–Developing countries. Combining insights from international relations theory with institutional approaches from organization theory and public policy, this book provides a complete explanation for the adoption of corporate social responsibility (CSR), showing how global norms influenced CSR adoption in the mining by:.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is rooted in the idea that corporations must focus on issues beyond the balance sheet. For instance, CSR has had an impact in reducing child labor in developing countries, making extractive industries more responsible to local communities, and reducing the environmental impact of hotels.Book Description.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an important concept in the last few decades. Although it originated in the developed countries of the West, the concept has been embraced and adapted by corporations and policy-making agencies in many developing countries. A. Kolk, R.

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