Corporate Social Responsibility For Employees

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During the 1970s, the Business world became aware of damages engendered by the human activity, in particular environmental damages. For this reason appeared the notion of « sustainable development » in the Brundland report (1987). This notion can be defined as the mean to assure the development of the current generation without compromising the development of future generations. The Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) are in a sense the contribution of companies to respect the stakes of the sustainable development. The Corporate Social Responsibilities of companies base on social, environmental and economic concerns. This match the “triple bottom line” theory: “People, Planet, Profit”. Over the years, Corporate Social Responsibility expended and became very important in the Business organisation and a large number of companies take part in CSR initiatives. In 2004, approximately 90% of the 500 best performing companies according to Fortune magazine had invested in CSR efforts. However, we might wonder what are the pros and the cons of Corporate Social Responsibility for employees, management, organisation, society and environment? On one hand, I will deal with the dangers of Corporate Social Responsibility and on the other hand I will deal with the benefit of CSR. First of all, Corporate Social responsibility can negatively affect the stakeholders and the environment. Corporate Social Responsibility can be
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