Public Policies on Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of Governments in Europe

@article{Albareda2007PublicPO,
  title={Public Policies on Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of Governments in Europe},
  author={Laura Albareda and Josep M. Lozano and Tamyko Ysa},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  year={2007},
  volume={74},
  pages={391-407}
}
Over the last decade, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been defined first as a concept whereby companies decide voluntarily to contribute to a better society and cleaner environment and, second, as a process by which companies manage their relationship␣with stakeholders (European Commission, 2001. Nowadays, CSR has become a priority issue on governments’ agendas. This has changed governments’ capacity to act and impact on social and environmental issues in their relationship with… 

The Changing Role of Governments in Corporate Social Responsibility: Drivers and Responses

The aim of this article is to contribute to understanding the changing role of government in promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR). Over the last decade, governments have joined other

Public Policies for Corporate Social Responsibility in Four Nordic Countries

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) was historically a business-oriented idea that companies should voluntarily improve their social and environmental practices. More recently, CSR has increasingly

Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility Policies in the United States of America

Purpose The aim of this case study is to outline relevant regulatory guidelines on environmental, social and governance issues in the USA. This contribution includes a thorough analysis of

ASSESSMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PERFORMANCE AND STATE PROMOTION POLICIES: A CASE STUDY OF THE BALTIC STATES

The development of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative is formed by several cultural, economic, social, political and institutional factors which have an impact on setting the priorities

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) PUBLIC POLICY IN INDONESIA: PROFILE, STATE OF THE ART AND THE KEY MOTIVE

The paper aims to provide the profile of CSR public policy in Indonesia. As an effort, this paper applies three dimensional approaches of CSR public policy: (1) CSR context dimension, (2) CSR content

Government Policies for Corporate Social Responsibility in Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Institutionalisation

This paper analyses policies of 22 European Union member governments, designed to encourage corporate social responsibility (CSR) between 2000 and 2011. It categorises these policies by their

Corporate Social Responsibility Policy in the United States of America

This contribution evaluates the United States (U.S.) government’s policies on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmentally-sustainable behaviors. It looks at the establishment of

Role of public policies in promoting CSR: empirical evidence from business and civil society of UAE

Purpose This paper aims to explore the intermediary roles that public policies play in stimulating government agencies, businesses and civil society to engage in a corporate social responsibility

Government Regulation of International Corporate Social Responsibility in the US and the UK: How Domestic Institutions Shape Mandatory and Supportive Initiatives

While most scholarship on corporate social responsibility (CSR) focuses on company†level CSR initiatives, it increasingly also examines government programs for CSR. However, research on how

Varieties of corporate social responsibility (CSR): CSR meets the “Nordic Model”

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is increasingly being promoted as an instrument for global governance to address the regulatory vacuum surrounding transnational business activities and as a
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 87 REFERENCES

Implementing CSR on a Large Scale: The Role of Government

In recent years the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has gained momentum in Europe and EU Governments are defining reporting and management frameworks in order to implement CSR on a

Corporate Citizenship and the Role of Government: the Public Policy Case

Corporate citizenship means understanding and managing a company's influence on society and all its stakeholders. Good corporate citizenship integrates social, ethical, environmental, economic and

Governments and Corporate Social Responsibility: Public Policies Beyond Regulation and Voluntary Compliance

Introduction Governments and corporate social responsibility: context, aim and perspectives A relational governance approach to analysing public policies on corporate social responsibility European

The Role of Governments in Fostering CSR

The purpose of this paper2 is to analyse differences in the approaches of European government policies in the light of their ideals, and four different models of government action are put forward.

Realigning business, government and civil society

Purpose – This article aims to explore the character of an emerging model of corporate social responsibility (CSR)‐oriented societal governance in an exchange theoretical perspective and to examine

Corporate Social Responsibility and Resource-Based Perspectives

Firms engage in corporate social responsibility (CSR) because they consider that some kind of competitive advantage accrues to them. We contend that resource-based perspectives (RBP) are useful to

Corporate Social Responsibility: Whether or How?

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is not a new idea. However, CSR has never been more prominent on the corporate agenda than it is today. This article examines the pressures for increased

Public sector roles in strengthening corporate social responsibility: a baseline study

This report categorizes and discusses the range of roles that public sector agencies have played in providing an enabling environment for corporate social responsibility (CSR). The starting point is

Pan-European Approach. A Conceptual Framework for Understanding CSR

In recent years the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has gained unprecedented momentum in Europe. Even the sceptical Martin Wolff, Chief Economics Correspondent of the Financial Times
...