The flourishing of corporate responsibility

Smedley, Tim
March 2009
People Management;3/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p24
The article discusses the growth of corporate responsibility (CR) and its differences from corporate social responsibility (CSR). According to Mike Emmott of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), CR concerns the way in which a company behaves to demonstrate its right to exist, going beyond charity and volunteering. Stephen Howard of Business in the Community (BITC) explains that CR is more tightly linked to wider corporate governance and business strategy. INSETS: How far does the law enforce CR?;A sustainable argument.


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