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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
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Social Issues in Management (SIM) Best Book Award at the Academy of Management 2015 2015
Description: xxii, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart 1. The past: The emergence of new models of collective business leadership1. The rise of the corporate responsibility movement2. The definition of business-led corporate responsibility coalitions3. The evolution of business-led corporate responsibility coalitions4. Global trends and motivations driving the growth of corporate responsibility coalitions5. The leadership role of individual champions, companies and foundations in building the coalitions Part 2. The present: Assessing the impact of coalitions today6. The number and diversity of corporate responsibility coalitions7. Coalitions as part of a broader ecosystem promoting responsible business8. The key roles of corporate responsibility coalitions9. How coalitions organize themselves10. Networking among the coalitions11. Assessing the impact of coalitions Part 3. The Future: The leadership challenge for corporate responsibility coalitions12. The need for greater corporate responsibility and collective action13. An agenda for action for corporate responsibility coalitions14. Are corporate responsibility coalitions fit for the future?15. Recommendations and conclusion Profiles of leading corporate responsibility coalitions and Sui Generis organizations1. Business for Social Responsibility2. Business in the Community3. CSR Europe4. Instituto Ethos5. International Business Leaders Forum6. Maala-Business for Social Responsibility7. National Business Initiative for Growth, Development and Democracy8. Philippine Business for Social Progress9. World Business Council for Sustainable Development10. World Environment Center11. United Nations Global Compact12. World Economic Forum Appendix 1. Corporate responsibility time-lineAppendix 2. Research methodologyAppendix 3. GlobeScan coalition survey and survey respondentsEndnotesIndex
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