Corporate Social Responsibility: the Quest for Business Sustainability
Engage in the debates surrounding corporate social responsibility. Debate economic and environmental responsibilities. Read corporate codes of conduct. Get a global snapshot of industry perspectives on corporate social responsibility strategies.
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The subject aims to help students understand global debates and policies concerning corporate social responsibility (CSR) by contextualising contemporary developments in this broader environment. The role of stakeholder expectations together with organisational and governance aspects are strongly represented throughout the subject as integral components of CSR strategies. The subject explores the global environment in which organisations and management now operate and are accountable. To help students respond to this environment they are presented with case studies and tools for gauging environmental impact of organisational activity.