Corporate Social Responsibility and International Development: Is Business the Solution? (BOK)

Michael Hopkins

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The business of business is business. So why should corporations be involved in development? This groundbreaking new book makes the case that governments and their international agencies, grouped under the umbrella of the United Nations, have failed in their attempts to rid the planet of underdevelopment and poverty. 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 strength. Written by noted CSR practitioner Michael Hopkins, this book is the first to explicitly link CSR with development. It spells out what corporations are doing on development, what more they could do and how CSR can be a useful tool to promote economic development via corporations. This is important and challenging reading for all of those in government, business and NGOs who think that there must be a better, more effective and dynamic way to kick-start development and eradicate poverty.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2008
Forfatter Michael Hopkins Forlag
EARTHSCAN PUBLICATIONS
ISBN 9781844076109 Antall sider 262
Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2cm Vekt 430 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Organizational theory & behaviour, Business ethics & social responsibility, Development studies

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