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Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility

Zhang, Dongyong, Morse, Stephen and Kambhampati, Uma (2018) Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility Routledge, Abingdon.

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Abstract

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. Not surprisingly, given the importance of growth and development as policy objectives in these countries, CSR has had a significant impact on sustainable development.

Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility explores the evolution of CSR across the developed and developing world, with a particular focus on China and sustainable development. Through an extensive review of the literature and relevant case studies, the book examines whether CSR can make a contribution to sustainable development, how the patterns of CSR in developed Western economies compare to that in the rapidly growing economy of China, what trade-offs take place between CSR and economic growth as well as the future of CSR and its possible impact on the global sustainable development agenda.

Item Type: Book
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Centre for Environmental Strategy
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Zhang, Dongyong
Morse, StephenS.Morse@surrey.ac.uk
Kambhampati, Uma
Date : 2018
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 19 Feb 2019 09:24
Last Modified : 19 Feb 2019 09:24
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/850463

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