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Corporate social responsibility and globalisation: an action plan for business

Author: Cramer, Jacqueline Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 160 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1874719314Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HD6950.4 .C73 2006
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Globalisation An Action Plan for Business Contents List of boxes, tables and figures.................................................... 8 Preface ........................................................................................... 10 1 Corporate social responsibility: a global challenge for business........................................... 13 2 Observing international rules of conduct............................ 18 2.1 A maze of international rules of conduct............................... 18 2.2 Plan of action ....................................................................... 20 2.3 The use of international rules of conduct at Fugro, Friesland Foods, Royal Haskoning and Koninklijke Wessanen ...........................................................................28 2.4 Conclusions.......................................................................... 39 3 Tension between observing international rules of conduct and local circumstances........................................ 42 3.1 Navigating between two extremes........................................ 42 3.2 Human rights policy: Shell as an example............................ 44 3.3 Integrity policy: Heineken as an example............................. 54 6 Corporate Social Responsibility and Globalisation 3.4 Environmental policy: Thermphos as an example................ 59 3.5 Conclusions.......................................................................... 64 4 Corporate social responsibility in different political cultures.....................................................................68 4.1 Country-specific characteristics............................................ 68 4.2 Country-specific interpretation of corporate social responsibility: China and Brazil as examples ..................... 70 4.3 Corporate social responsibility in different countries: ABN AMRO, Pentascope and Koninklijke Houthandel Wijma as examples............................................................. 74 4.4 Conclusions.......................................................................... 84 5 Chain responsibility in an international context................. 87 5.1 The internationalisation of product chains ........................... 87 5.2 Step-by-step plan for global chain responsibility.................. 89 5.3 Further elaboration of the step-by-step plan ........................ 91 5.4 Conclusions........................................................................ 109 6 The contribution made by international companies to the local economy of developing countries................. 112 6.1 The societal effects of foreign investment.......................... 112 6.2 Views based on theory....................................................... 114 6.3 Views based on practice .................................................... 118 6.4 Conclusions........................................................................ 125 7 The future of corporate social responsibility ................... 127 7.1 There is not only one future................................................ 127 7.2 Four world-views................................................................ 128 7.3 Consequences of the four world-views for corporate social responsibility in an international context .................131 7.4 Conclusions........................................................................ 135 8 Ten key practical experiences............................................ 137 Contents 7 APPENDIX 1 The 'Corporate Social Responsibility in an International Context' programme..................................... 145 APPENDIX 2 Main guidelines and standards for international corporate responsibility................................ 148 Abbreviations............................................................153 References ............................................................... 154 Index ......................................................................... 157

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