Credits trading mechanism for corporate social responsibility: an empirically grounded framework

  title={Credits trading mechanism for corporate social responsibility: an empirically grounded framework},
  author={Shantesh Hede and Manuel Lopes Nunes and Paula F. V. Ferreira},
  journal={International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development},
This paper proposes a framework for assessing credits trading mechanisms for corporate social responsibility (CSR). The motivation to structure this framework derives from contemporary market-based mechanisms of emissions trading (or carbon/credits/offsets) and renewable energy credits (RECs). However, the framework proposed herein moves beyond existing forms of credits trading mechanisms that are primarily focused on reducing the environmental footprint of the ongoing industrial/non-industrial… 

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