Corporate Social Responsibility

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  • “Social responsibility [is the] responsibility of an organization for the impacts of its decisions and activities on society and the environment through transparent and ethical behavior that is consistent with sustainable development and the welfare of society; takes into account the expectations of stakeholders; is in compliance with applicable law and consistent with international norms of behavior; and is integrated through out the organization.”—Working definition, ISO 26000 Working Group on Social Responsibility, Sydney, February 2007.

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an evolving concept that does not currently have a universally accepted definition. It frequently overlaps with similar terms, such as corporate sustainability, corporate sustainable development, and corporate citizenship. Whether or not or to what extent businesses must implement CSR has been a heated topic of discussion ...

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