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The Case FOR Corporate Social Responsibility

Sep 16, 2010   //   by Kurt Wilkin   //   Leadership, Regulation  //  No Comments

Responsible business can change the worldIs capitalism the cause of our problems or the solution? At BusinessEarth, I’m constantly amazed at the number of companies that are tackling global issues and creating jobs and profits in the process. However, there are still those who believe government regulation is the driving force behind social and environmental change.

In an editorial to the Wall Street Journal, Dr. Aneel Karnani advocated for the role of government regulation in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) revolution. While I agree that regulation has a role to play, achieving significant and positive change will only happen when businesses and consumers to step up to the plate on their own terms. Read more >>

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