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Corporate responsibility coalitions : the past, present, and future of alliances for sustainable capitalism

Author: David Grayson; Jane Nelson
Publisher: Sheffield : Greenleaf Publishing, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is estimated that there are more than 110 national and international business-led corporate responsibility coalitions. Given the growing reach and significance of these alliances, there is now a critical need for an informed and balanced analysis of their achievements, their progress, and their potential. In Corporate Responsibility Coalitions, the first book to chronicle the subject, David Grayson and Jane  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Grayson; Jane Nelson
ISBN: 9781906093815 1906093814
OCLC Number: 827952085
Description: xxii, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1. The past: The emergence of new models of collective business leadership 1. The rise of the corporate responsibility movement 2. The definition of business-led corporate responsibility coalitions 3. The evolution of business-led corporate responsibility coalitions 4. Global trends and motivations driving the growth of corporate responsibility coalitions 5. The leadership role of individual champions, companies and foundations in building the coalitions Part 2. The present: Assessing the impact of coalitions today 6. The number and diversity of corporate responsibility coalitions 7. Coalitions as part of a broader ecosystem promoting responsible business 8. The key roles of corporate responsibility coalitions 9. How coalitions organize themselves 10. Networking among the coalitions 11. Assessing the impact of coalitions Part 3. The Future: The leadership challenge for corporate responsibility coalitions 12. The need for greater corporate responsibility and collective action 13. An agenda for action for corporate responsibility coalitions 14. Are corporate responsibility coalitions fit for the future? 15. Recommendations and conclusion Profiles of leading corporate responsibility coalitions and Sui Generis organizations 1. Business for Social Responsibility 2. Business in the Community 3. CSR Europe 4. Instituto Ethos 5. International Business Leaders Forum 6. Maala-Business for Social Responsibility 7. National Business Initiative for Growth, Development and Democracy 8. Philippine Business for Social Progress 9. World Business Council for Sustainable Development 10. World Environment Center 11. United Nations Global Compact 12. World Economic Forum Appendix 1. Corporate responsibility time-line Appendix 2. Research methodology Appendix 3. GlobeScan coalition survey and survey respondents Endnotes Index
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The significance of business-led CR coalitions - such as the WBCSD, UN Global Compact, International Business Leaders Forum - is indisputable. This book addresses the urgent need for informed and  Read more...

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