Legal Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility: by Jeehye You

By Jeehye You

This e-book bargains readers a entire and in-depth criminal research of company social accountability (CSR) via interpreting the theoretical foundations of company governance and its criminal mechanism within the usa and South Korea. in addition, it proposes legislative blueprint for constructing the criminal frameworks that will serve to legitimize and successfully enforce CSR normally. Reflecting the zeitgeist of superior company responsibility and transparency, the continued circulate to reinforce CSR has permeated whole sectors of society internationally. regardless of the obvious ubiquity of CSR, the company legislation of many nations stay really silent at the factor, omitting to incorporate any specific provision governing the idea that. partially in keeping with this loss of laws, Korean company students, for instance, have tried to introduce American felony theories, platforms and legislation on CSR into Korea. but conventional Korean jurisprudence offers no defining beginning for CSR; certainly, the existing view in jurisprudence and scholarship passively resists instituting company accountability into the legislation. in line with this jurisprudential and educational shortcoming, and to illustrate for different international locations, this booklet offers a entire consultant to the correct laws and conception on CSR in Korean company legislation through making use of a comparative examine of the correct American theories and legislation. continuing from this research, the publication then places ahead a legislative blueprint for constructing a origin to legitimize and successfully enforce CSR.

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Rev. 1, 31 (1994). 151 See Carroll, A Three-Dimensional Conceptual Model of Corporate Performance, supra note 150, at 500. 152 See id. 155 In this sense, the John F. 156 Its view on CSR starts from an economic responsibility and extends to the profit-making conduct of businesses. 161 See Carroll, The Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility, supra note 150, at 40–41. See Geoffrey Lantos, The Boundaries of Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility, 18 J. Consumer Marketing 595, 598 (2001). Professor Lantos basically agrees with Professor Carroll’s categories of CSR, and develops his own view focused on strategic CSR.

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