What is meant by corporate social responsibility?
The emerging belief that corporations have a greater responsibility to civil society than solely that of driving the economic system through the generation of profits has placed pressure on companies to integrate social and environmental considerations into their business models. Whether this is driven internally through corporate leadership or externally through stakeholder pressure, the demand for corporations to meet the evolving values, interests and expectations of society has led businesses to rethink their mandates.
An industry has emerged with the specific objective of improving corporate social and environmental performance and responsibility. This includes, for exampl ...more