The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility

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John Wiley & Sons, May 20, 2010 - Business & Economics - 500 pages
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CSR has now moved beyond the stage of specialist or niche subjectto become an integral part of global business and society. Thistimely edition is destined to become the definitive guide to CSR,Sustainability, Business Ethics and the organizations and standardsin the field.

The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility is a uniquepublication and is the culmination of over a hundred of theworld’s leading thinkers, opinion formers, academic andbusiness people providing an easy-to-use guide to CSR: from generalconcepts such as sustainability, stakeholder management, businessethics and human rights to more specific topics such as carbontrading, microfinance, biodiversity, the Base of the Pyramid modeland globalisation. In addition to definitions of the most importantterms across the wide range of CSR associated topics, this bookalso covers all the most important codes and guidelines, such asthe Equator Principles, the UN Global Compact and ISO standards, aswell as providing background on organizations such as the WorldBusiness Council for Sustainable Development and TransparencyInternational and profiles of CSR in particular industries andregions.

This paperback edition includes all the latest developments inCSR as well as incorporating new sections on boardroom pay, thesub-prime market and the financial crisis.

Praise for the first edition:

"A complete reference guide...offers an invaluable combinationof lessons learned and best practice for the future...providesfirst–hand insights" (Forum CSR International, October2008)

"This is a timely and innovative contribution to the field ofCorporate Social Responsibility" (Retail & LeisureInternational, February 2008)

"...a handy reference to have on the shelf behind your desk..."(Ethical Performance, February 2008)

“You will not find a wider display of today’s keyglobal players and their action programs than here.”(CSR–News.net, May 2008)

“The book contains a great deal of detailedresearch.” (Supply Management, May 2008)

 

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Contents

Stewardship
192
Guidelines on Occupational
204
Nonfinancial assurance
207
174
216
OECD Guidelines for Multinational
217
THE A TO Z 1
220
IATI
243
Management
249

Global Sullivan Principles of Social
38
Value creation
43
Global warming
44
Business ethics
45
Legal compliance
47
Governance
50
Business for Social Responsibility BSR
51
Carbon neutral
57
Charity
64
Verification
67
Green consumerism
68
Club of Rome
70
Community development
76
Legislation
82
Licence to operate
90
Social enterprise
102
Social Venture Network
108
Greenwash
124
Society for Business Ethics
129
Hazardous waste
130
Human rights
138
Earth Charter
144
ICFTU Code of Labour Practice
154
Lobbying
158
EU Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading
175
Mining sector
182
Montreal Protocol
190
King Report on Corporate Governance
255
Ecotaxation
280
Voluntary Principles on Security and Human
286
Voluntary selfregulation
296
Waste management
308
Stockholm Convention on Persistent
310
Water management
318
Strategic
330
Whistleblowing
339
249
357
OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
362
Ecological footprint
405
Transnational Corporations and Other
413
ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles
422
Code of Conduct
435
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
439
Impact assessment
440
Indigenous people
448
Ecosystem degradation
450
Sullivan Principles
455
Standard on Occupational
456
Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs ICCA
459
Employee rights
461
Supply chain
462
Oil and gas sector
466
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About the author (2010)

Dirk Matten, Hewlett Packard Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility at York University Business School, Toronto.

Wayne Visser Founder and CEO of CSR International, London. Wayne He is Visiting Professor in CSR at Manheim University (Germany) and Senior Associate and Internal Examiner at the University of Cambridge Programme for Industry (UK), where he previously held positions as Research Director and External Examiner.

Manfred Pohl & Nick Tolhurst, ICCA, The Netherlands.

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