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Author Perrini, Francesco.

Title Developing corporate social responsibility : a European perspective / Francesco Perrini, Stefano Pogutz and Antonio Tencati
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2006

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Description xviii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Corporate social responsibility : new equilibria in managing firms -- 2. The EU strategy : promoting CSR across Europe -- 3. CSR across Europe : public policies and ongoing initiatives -- 4. The evolutionary path of the concept of CSR / Clodia Vurro -- 5. CSR as a source of competitive advantage -- 6. European and international standards, tools and methodologies on CSR -- 7. SERS, the Space-Bocconi framework -- 8. CSR in Italy : situation and company models -- 9. The Italian government proposal : the CSR-SC project -- 10. The future of CSR in Europe -- App. Social statement : key performance indicators
Summary "The rapidly increasing attention devoted to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has resulted in the term 'CSR' being applied to myriad dissimilar phenomena. The authors therefore aim to dispel this confusion by presenting a multi-faceted view of socially responsible corporate behavior and related themes. They provide a conceptualization of CSR that emphasizes the role of the adoption and implementation of specific CSR strategies and their impact on corporate social and economic performance." "An overview of the CSR literature is presented, and the managerial tools required for creating and sustaining social, economic and competitive value are explored. Case studies and extensive empirical evidence are used as a basis for the analyses of the benchmarking of European and international standards and initiatives, and a new CSR performance evaluation and reporting framework is proposed."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social responsibility of business -- Europe.
Social responsibility of business.
Author Pogutz, Stefano.
Tencati, Antonio.
LC no. 2006012799
ISBN 1845427823 (hbk.)
9781845427825 (hbk.)