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The social responsibility influence of corporations on sustainable development


  • Grigorescu, Adriana
  • Saseanu, Andreea


The social responsibility of corporations is a concept that refers to the debt which companies (as social actors) has with respect to all the parties involved in the development of actions presupposed by their economic activity. The concept refers to all categories of companies, from micro-enterprises, up to multinational companies. The companies’ task in the social responsibility of corporations refers to the fact that the respective company has to act bearing in mind the consequences, positive or negative, caused by their activities into the society, the company having the obligation of minimizing the negative effects.

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  • Grigorescu, Adriana & Saseanu, Andreea, 2010. "The social responsibility influence of corporations on sustainable development," MPRA Paper 25134, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:25134

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    social responsibility; sustainable development; companies behavior;

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    • M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Diversity; Social Responsibility
    • L50 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - General

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