Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century: Debates, Models and Practices Across Government, Law and Business by Bryan Horrigan
Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century: Debates, Models and Practices Across Government, Law and Business
Author: Bryan Horrigan
Book title: Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century: Debates, Models and Practices Across Government, Law and Business
ISBN: 1847208355
ISBN13: 978-1847208354
Format: pdf, fb2, epub
Pages:
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing (October 31, 2010)
Language: English
Size pdf version: 1809 kb
Size epub version: 1897 kb
Rating: 4.1 ✪
Votes: 396
Category: Business & Money
Subcategory: Business Culture
`As corporate states join the universe of nation states, the challenge of securing both corporate social responsibility and accountability becomes one of the core challenges facing the social and legal order. Bryan Horrigan's masterly, comprehensive account of this protean subject offers an assured guide for future thought and action.'
- Paul Redmond, Professor, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

`In this book Professor Horrigan brings together the many facets of, and perspectives on, the concept [of CSR]. . . and he places them in the context of the development of thought in the crossover from the 20th to the 21st century. . . I doubt whether such an ambitious and comprehensive account of the concept has been previously attempted. There is no doubt that it is a hugely important subject in today's world; and one which will not go away. I believe that the book will be valuable to all who need to deal with this issue, whether as government officials, regulators, businessmen, lawyers, academics, media commentators or concerned citizens.'
- The Right Honourable Lord Butler of Brockwell KG, GCB, CVO, was Secretary of the United Kingdom Cabinet and Head of the Home Civil Service from 1988 to 1998. 1998-2008 Master of University College Oxford and a Non-Executive Director of ICI plc and of HSBC Holdings, also Chairman of the Board's Corporate Social Responsibility Committee

This timely and thorough book offers one of the most wide-ranging, inter-disciplinary, and cross-jurisdictional analyses of corporate social responsibility so far in the 21st century.

Professor Bryan Horrigan spans subjects as diverse and topical as global corporate responsibility and governance debates, practical guidelines for responsible businesses and their professional advisers, governmental roles in corporate social responsibility, corporations and human rights, and the new era of `enlightened shareholder value'. He also highlights an emerging transnational and comparative body of law, regulation, and practice on corporate social responsibility. Illustrated throughout with meaningful controversies and examples, the book also highlights the major recent global developments in corporate social responsibility already this century, focusing especially on Europe, the UK, North America, and Australasia, and charting its future regulatory and research directions worldwide.

The book's scholarly foundation, up-to-date coverage, and accessible style will appeal particularly to academic researchers and students of corporate social responsibility in the fields of law, business, management, economics, and political science in a number of countries. It will also be of great interest and use to those whose work involves corporate social responsibility within government, business, and civil society.