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Corporate Governance Ethics and CSR by John R Taylor, Justine Simpson

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09

Corporate Social Responsibility and its reporting

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

The material in this chapter covers:

  • the growth in importance of CSR reporting;
  • definitions of CSR;
  • corporate governance and its link to CSR;
  • the history of CSR;
  • the reality of CSR;
  • auditors and CSR;

Introduction

The previous chapter covered corporate governance and its link to an organization’s stakeholders. By having to consider a variety of stakeholders, this links into understanding the importance of why Corporate Social Responsibility activities and their reporting are becoming a growth area for businesses.

The growth in importance of CSR reporting

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities and reporting are important and carried out throughout the world, ...

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