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

Author: Michael Hopkins
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting ideas for how business can lead the way in deriving the good from globalisation, this book makes the case that governments and their international agencies, grouped under the umbrella of the United Nations, have failed in their attempts to rid the planet of underdevelopment and poverty.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hopkins, Michael, 1945 November 16-
Corporate social responsibility and international development.
London : Earthscan, 2009
(OCoLC)318668755
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hopkins
ISBN: 9781136568831 1136568832 9781849770897 1849770891
OCLC Number: 795125088
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 243 pages) : illustrations
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 philanthropy and 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.
Responsibility: Michael Hopkins.

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