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economics of social responsibility in the European Community.

Peter J. Curwen

economics of social responsibility in the European Community.

by Peter J. Curwen

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Edition Notes

Taken from Economics, vol.28, no.4, 1992, pp.156-62.

SeriesEconomics -- v.28, no.4
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Open LibraryOL21653581M

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is a consultative body of the European Union (EU) established in It is an advisory assembly composed of "social partners", namely: employers (employers' organisations), employees (trade unions) and representatives of various other interests. Economic responsibility focuses on practices that facilitate the long-term growth of the business, while also meeting the standards set for ethical, environmental and philanthropic practices. By balancing economic decisions with their overall effects on society, businesses can improve their operations while also engaging in sustainable practices.

  Corporate governance is concerned with holding the balance between economic and social goals and between individual and communal goals. The corporate governance framework is there to encourage the efficient use of resources and equally to require accountability for the stewardship of those resources. This article outlines the relationship between corporate governance and corporate social.   The book provides a new interpretation of social enterprises as entrepreneurial organizations that pursue social objectives and are successful Format: Hardcover.

The TBL approach is used as a framework for measuring and reporting corporate performance against economic, social and environmental performance. It is an attempt to align private enterprises to the goal of sustainable global development by providing them with a more comprehensive set of working objectives than just profit alone.   The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility is a review of the academic research that has both prompted, and responded to, the issues of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Business schools, the media, the corporate sector, governments, and non-governmental organizations have all begun to pay more attention to these issues in recent years.


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Economics of social responsibility in the European Community by Peter J. Curwen Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book gives a clear insight into the EC's efforts to reduce regional inequalities in Europe, assessing the effectiveness of key EC policies such as the structural funds. It also analyses regional Improving Economic and Social Cohesion in the European Community | SpringerLink Skip to main content Skip to table of contents.

Social Responsibility of a Business. A business enterprise is an important part of the society and it should do its operations and earn money in ways that satisfy the expectations of the society. Social responsibility of a business refers to the obligations to take those decisions and perform those actions which are desirable in terms of the objectives and values of society.

The aim of CSR is to call upon firms’ sense of responsibility to contribute to certain social standards, to social cohesion, to environmental awareness or sustainable development. CSR could thus be seen as an attempt to balance the economic and social dimensions of the European integration project.

This book will be of interest to postgraduate students, professionals working in the not-for-profit sector, and scholars interested in socially responsible economics.

It is particularly suitable for seminars and workshops focusing on the management of not-for-profit organizations, sustainable development, and by: Anushree Poddar, Sapna A.

Narula, Ambika Zutshi, A study of corporate social responsibility practices of the top Bombay Stock Exchange companies in India and their alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, /csr, 26, 6, (), ().

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been a vital tool for the European Union (EU) in terms of its pioneering role to foster sustainable development, innovation and competitiveness in EU’s.

Concretely, within a European framework, the contribution of the Green Book on CSR is decisive, as prepared by the Commission of the European Communities ( 3), which aims to promote corporate social responsibility at European and international level through the development of innovative practices, increased transparency and assessment.

Social Responsibility - Economics bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular AMA APA E-book or PDF. Corporate Social Responsibility The shape of a history, - The social responsibilities of business, company, and community, - Press of Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland.

economic agent in relation to many real actions (not only mainly economic) of people and organizations, thus giv- ing rise to the literature of the casuistry of “the irrational” (altruistic actions, social responsibility, conflicts of in- terest, indecisions, etc.). Sen [13] is a classical reference.

Kitzmueller and Shimshack: Economic Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility 53 and implications for future research. A mes-sage of this paper is that a fundamental eco-nomic understanding of CSR is emerging. We begin with the theory. Section explores insights from public economics regarding the mechanisms underlying pri.

Subsumed under the umbrella term Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the assumed duties of business in society have been an increasingly debated topic in academic research,1 business practice,2 politics3 and media.4 Especially within the scientific discussion, two contradicting positions can be distinguished: on the one hand, there is the argument that resources spent on other than economic.

Based on interviews with a wide spectrum of people who work with CSR professionally in England, Denmark and in the EU Commission, the book argues that when CSR is linked to social exclusion it is a way of renegotiating responsibilities in mixed economies of welfare.

Books shelved as social-economics: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt, SuperFreakonomics: Global. The European Union is concerned with corporate social responsibility as it can be a positive contribution to the strategic goal decided in Lisbon: "to become the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world, capable of sustainable economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion".

Corporate social responsibility and small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the most common type of businesses in the EU.

They may not know or use the term 'CSR' or 'RBC', but through their close relations with employees, the local community, and their business partners, they often have a naturally.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management provides a resource for the ever increasing number of organisations concerned about social and environmental responsibilities in the context of sustainable development and are interested in developing tools and case studies to improve their performance and accountability.

Corporate Social Responsibility 10 1. Defining Corporate Social Responsibility CSR analyses economic, legal, moral, social and physical aspects of environment. Barnard () being the managers of other people's money than of their own, it cannot well be expected that they should watch over it with the same anxious.

Economic and Social Committee of the European Communities. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Economic and Social Consultative Assembly.

"Catalogue no. ESCEN"--Preliminary p. "Catalogue no. EXEN-C"--Title page verso. Description: iii, pages: illustrations ; 30 cm. The three CSR dimensions (economical, social and environmental) have been considered using a multicultural approach.

• The findings suggest that different managerial actions should guide the CSR firm strategies. • The results are useful to firms to achieve vital social goals as economic advantages links to performance, survival or growth.

This article follows the study of Garriga and Melé (), which distinguishes four groups of corporate social responsibility theories, considering their respective focus on four different aspects of the social reality: economics, politics, social integration, and ethics.

The first one focuses on economics. Here the corporation is seen as a mere instrument for wealth creation. This book gives a clear insight into the EC's efforts to reduce regional inequalities in Europe, assessing the effectiveness of key EC policies such as the structural funds.

It also analyses regional income disparities within the EC, the effects of economic integration on Europe's poorer areas and. The Social responsibilities of corporate companies are known as Corporate Social Responsibility. It is a duty of the corporate body to protect the interest of the society as well as the environment.

We know the main motive of business is to earn the money, corporations should take initiative for the welfare of the society and should perform.Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a new business practice that reflects the idea of fulfilling both economical imperatives and social consequences of business.

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