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Environmental protection and the social responsibility of firms : perspectives from law, economics, and business

Author: Bruce L Hay; R N Stavins; Richard H K Vietor
Publisher: Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Everyone agrees that firms should obey the law. But beyond what the law requires - beyond bare compliance with regulations - do firms have additional social responsibilities to commit resources  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce L Hay; R N Stavins; Richard H K Vietor
ISBN: 1933115025 9781933115023 1933115033 9781933115030
OCLC Number: 70717380
Description: viii, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: About the Contributors Overview The Four Questions of Corporate Social Responsibility: May They, Can They, Should They, Do They? Bruce L. Hay, Robert N. Stavins, and Richard H. K. Vietor Part I: The Legal Perspective Corporate Managers Operational Discretion to Sacrifice Corporate Profits in the Public Interest Einer R. Elhauge Comments on Elhauge: Does Greater Managerial Freedom to Sacrifice Profits Lead to Higher Social Welfare? John J. Donohue On Sacrificing Profits in the Public Interest Mark J. Roe Summary of Discussion Part II: The Economic Perspective Corporate Social Responsibility: An Economic and Public Policy Perspective Paul R. Portney Comments on Portney: Does Corporate Social Responsibility Have to Be Unprofitable? Dennis J. Aigner On Portney s Complaint: Reconceptualizing Corporate Social Responsibility Daniel C. Esty Summary of Discussion Part III: The Business Perspective Environmental Protection and the Social Responsibility of Firms: Perspectives from the Business Literature Forest L. Reinhardt Comments on Reinhardt: Ethics, Risk, and the Environment in Corporate Responsibility Eric W. Orts Opportunities for and Limitations of Corporate Environmentalism David Vogel Summary of Discussion Index
Responsibility: Bruce L. Hay, Robert N. Stavins, and Richard H.K. Vietor, editors.
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