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People, Planet and Profit : Socio-Economic Perspectives of CSR.

Author/Creator:
Idowu, Samuel O.
Publication:
Aldershot : Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.
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1 online resource (298 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Social responsibility of business.
Corporations -- Social aspects.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
It is no longer the case that it's only society which benefits from CSR actions. A corporation actually helps itself when operating sustainably and does well because of its triple bottom line actions. The editors of People, Planet and Profit believe that whilst Corporate Social Responsibility is by now a familiar concept to academics or practitioners, insufficient attention has been paid to the end product of CSR in practice, which they define in terms of social and economic developmental effect. The contributions in this edited volume explain the developmental aspect of CSR from a conceptual perspective and provide empirical evidence of the impact of CSR delivery on stakeholders in different corners of the World. The emphasis is on what corporations take from and give back to their stakeholders whilst trying to behave in a corporately responsible fashion. Stakeholders, including employees, customers, host communities, governments and NGOs have diverse interests and expectations of CSR. This gives rise to questions about whether the activities corporations support are the ones today's stakeholders need; whether the CSR programmes being delivered are adequate; and about the relationship between the corporations' view of what constitutes CSR and that of the supposed beneficiaries. This book offers thoughtful answers to these questions and assesses the outcomes of corporate activities both in developed and developing countries and regions, in terms of economic progress and social and political advancement.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
About the Editors
Notes on Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Developmental Perspective of CSR: An Introduction
Part I Multinational Corporations and CSR
1 Multinational Corporations and CSR in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector
2 CSR and the Enterprise Culture of Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries
3 CSR of Foreign Multinational Corporations in China
4 The Economic and Social Impact of Multinational Corporations in Romania
5 A Comparative Study of CSR Practices by Multinational Corporations in their Operations in Developed and Developing Economies
6 CSR of Multinational and Indigenous Corporations in Romania
Part II CSR and Socio-economic Progress
7 The Diamond-shaped Socio-economic Development of Botswana
8 Towards a Political Economy Perspective on CSR in a Developing Country Context: A Case Study of Tanzania
9 CSR and Energy Investments in Turkey
Part III CSR in the General Environment
10 Corporate Social Responsibility to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Extending Sustainable Development in Society
11 The Effectiveness of CSR Initiatives and their Impact upon Stakeholders
12 Livelihood Assets Financing as a CSR Initiative of Microfinance Banks in Nigeria
13 Environmental Management Accounting: An Overview
14 CSR: Global Perspective, Competitiveness, Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation
15 CSR: A Modern Tool for Building Social Capital
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Kasum, Abubakar S.
Yuksel Mermod, Prof Dr Asli.
Other format:
Print version: Idowu, Samuel O. People, Planet and Profit
ISBN:
9781409466505
9781409466499
OCLC:
871776210