Corporate Social Responsibility Awareness and Practices of Japanese Corporations

  • Megumi SutoEmail author
  • Hitoshi Takehara
Part of the Advances in Japanese Business and Economics book series (AJBE)


As addressed in Chap.  1, this book aims to investigate how Japanese companies’ awareness of social responsibility aligns with actual responsible practices in business and finance since the 2000s, when the financial system shifted from bank centered to more market oriented. Before presenting empirical analyses to explore the related issues, it is necessary to provide our theoretical approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and to sketch the context of CSR awareness and practices of Japanese companies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Waseda UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Waseda UniversityTokyoJapan

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