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Corporate social responsibility and international development : is business the solution?

Author: Michael Hopkins
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007.
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"Written by noted CSR practitioner Michael Hopkins, this book is the first to explicitly link CSR with development. It spells out what corporations are doing on development, what more they could do and how CSR can be a useful tool to promote economic development via corporations. This is important and challenging reading for all of those in government, business and NGOs who think that there must be a better, more  Read more...
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Hopkins, Michael, 1945 November 16-
Corporate social responsibility and international development.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007
(DLC) 2006011978
(OCoLC)67240257
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hopkins
ISBN: 9781849770897 1849770891 9781844076109 1844076105 9781429462341 1429462345 9781136568787 1136568786 9781136568824 1136568824 9781136568831 1136568832
OCLC Number: 122927826
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 243 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Can CSR pave the way for development? --
What is CSR all about and where is it going? --
Corporate CSR development case studies : failures and success --
Failures of development : a global view --
Corporations should abandon philanthropyand concentrate on CSR --
A critique of CSR and development --
CSR and poverty --
Supply chain issues --
CSR in developing countries --
Limitations of international agencies --
Socially responsible investment in developing countries --
Main actions for companies involved in development. Introduction --
CSR definitions --
Corporate case studies --
Failures of development --
Abandon philanthropy --
Problems with CSR --
CSR and poverty --
Supply chain issues and SMEs --
CSR in developing countries --
Limitations of international agencies --
Corporate social investment --
Conclusions.
Other Titles: Corporate social responsibility & international development
Responsibility: Michael Hopkins.
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