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When lesser bad equals good

E. Sjöstedt, Andreas LU (2009) MRSA21 20091
Human Rights Studies
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Abstract
The purpose of this work is to address key factors that should be included when creating an effective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR/CR) system. By analysing the connection between different systems fundamental problems in the close relationship contemporary systems have today, the problems of CSR/CR mainstreaming will be shown. It also shows how hard it can be to brake old patterns.
One problem with today's system is the fact that they often use economical terms and language in their arguing to replace an economic value-system to an ethical value-system. By using economic arguments CSR/CR is being sub-ordinated to profit. Therefore can today's mainstreaming of CSR/CR system be showed to actually slow down the effective conversion... (More)
The purpose of this work is to address key factors that should be included when creating an effective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR/CR) system. By analysing the connection between different systems fundamental problems in the close relationship contemporary systems have today, the problems of CSR/CR mainstreaming will be shown. It also shows how hard it can be to brake old patterns.
One problem with today's system is the fact that they often use economical terms and language in their arguing to replace an economic value-system to an ethical value-system. By using economic arguments CSR/CR is being sub-ordinated to profit. Therefore can today's mainstreaming of CSR/CR system be showed to actually slow down the effective conversion from shareholder praxis to stakeholder theory. (Less)
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author
E. Sjöstedt, Andreas LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
An analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility Frameworks Purpose, Construction and Result
course
MRSA21 20091
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
AA1000, SA 8000, ISO, CR, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Human rights, Corporate Responsibility
language
English
id
1405682
date added to LUP
2009-05-27 17:16:16
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2014-09-04 08:27:45
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this work is to address key factors that should be included when creating an effective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR/CR) system. By analysing the connection between different systems fundamental problems in the close relationship contemporary systems have today, the problems of CSR/CR mainstreaming will be shown. It also shows how hard it can be to brake old patterns.
One problem with today's system is the fact that they often use economical terms and language in their arguing to replace an economic value-system to an ethical value-system. By using economic arguments CSR/CR is being sub-ordinated to profit. Therefore can today's mainstreaming of CSR/CR system be showed to actually slow down the effective conversion from shareholder praxis to stakeholder theory.},
  author       = {E. Sjöstedt, Andreas},
  keyword      = {AA1000,SA 8000,ISO,CR,Corporate Social Responsibility,CSR,Human rights,Corporate Responsibility},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {When lesser bad equals good},
  year         = {2009},
}