TITLE

Building a New Institutional Infrastructure for Corporate Responsibility

AUTHOR(S)
Waddock, Sandra
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Academy of Management Perspectives;Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper describes an emerging institutional infrastructure around corporate responsibility that has resulted in the evolution of initiatives such as the Global Reporting Initiative, the social investment movement, and related efforts that place more emphasis on corporate responsibility, accountability, transparency, and sustainability. Using a framework that roughly classifies initiatives into state/government, market/economic, and civil society categories, the paper illustrates the rapid evolution of new infrastructure that is pressuring companies to be more responsible.
ACCESSION #
34587997

 

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