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Standards for Corporate Social Responsibility


  • Radostina Bakurdjieva


Corporate social responsibility is a problem of enormous scientific-theoretical and practical significance. It turns out that in the conditions of economic crisis the companies do not give up on social initiatives and engagements. The objective of the presentation is to focus on the currency of the problems concerning the social audit and the European experience in this direction. The paper analyzes the standards of corporate social responsibility and their application in Bulgaria. The article presents a study of 150 Bulgarian firms and generalizes the results for applying the CSR standards. It discusses the role of the responsible institutions in Bulgaria.

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  • Radostina Bakurdjieva, 2012. "Standards for Corporate Social Responsibility," Economic Studies journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 2, pages 149-162.
  • Handle: RePEc:bas:econst:y:2012:i:2:p:149-162

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    1. Williamson, Oliver E, 1979. "Transaction-Cost Economics: The Governance of Contractural Relations," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 22(2), pages 233-261, October.
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    • M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Diversity; Social Responsibility


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