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Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance and Corporate Regulation

  • Mia Mahmudur Rahim
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Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance book series (CSEG)

Abstract

CSR is increasingly an essential issue for companies. It is a complex and multi-dimensional organisational phenomenon that is understood as the scope for which, and the ways in which, an organisation is consciously responsible for its actions and non-actions and their impact on its stakeholders. It represents not just a change to the commercial setting in which individual companies operates, but also a pragmatic response of a company to its consumers and society. It is increasingly being understood as a means by which companies may endeavour to achieve a balance between their efforts to generate profits and the societies that they impact in these efforts. This chapter discusses these issues. First, it describes CSR and its core principles. Second, it describes CG and narrates CG’s convergence with CSR. Third, it highlights how different economies are incorporating CSR notions in their corporate regulation.

Keywords

Corporate Social Responsibility Business Ethic Corporate Governance Corporate Social Responsibility Activity Corporate Responsibility 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mia Mahmudur Rahim
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  1. 1.School of AccountancyQueensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia

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