Corporate Social Responsibility and the Oil Industry in the Russian Arctic: Global Norms and Neo-Paternalism

  title={Corporate Social Responsibility and the Oil Industry in the Russian Arctic: Global Norms and Neo-Paternalism},
  author={Laura A. Henry and S. Nystėn-Haarala and S. Tulaeva and M. Tysiachniouk},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={1340 - 1368}
Abstract Examining the oil and gas industry in the Russian Arctic, this article investigates the gap between corporate social responsibility (CSR) as articulated in corporate offices and implemented at the local level. In Russia, global CSR norms interact with weak formal institutions and the strong informal expectations of state officials and local communities that companies bear responsibility for welfare and infrastructure. As a result, the concept of citizens as ‘stakeholders’ is… Expand
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