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Corporate social responsibility and international business: a conceptual overview

Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, 2013

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Global

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"This chapter provides a theoretical and conceptual overview of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The necessity for this analysis arises from the effects of CSR actions in international business. It contains six subsections. The first subsection looks at the concept of CSR and highlights the possible role of CSR in mitigating the negative consequences of globalisation. The second subsection looks at the evolution of CSR since the 1990s. The third section looks at ethics theories. The fourth section looks at political theories to explain CSR. The fifth section looks at the business case for CSR. And finally the sixth section looks at specific CSR initiatives."

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CSR

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