Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 85, Supplement 2, pp 251–256 | Cite as

Introduction: Corporate Social Responsibility Implementation



Corporate Social Responsibility Business Ethic Corporate Social Responsibility Activity Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative Corporate Social Responsibility Practice 
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We would like, first, to take the opportunity of thanking all those who have contributed toward this special issue of Journal of Business Ethics. The reviewing was a double-blind reviewing process. We thank the reviewers who have taken time to provide timely feedback to the authors, thereby helping the authors to improve their manuscripts: Stéphanie Abs, Alejandro Alvarado, Luisa Andreu, Antonio Argandona, David Bevan, Michael Beverland, Enriqué Bigné, David Ian Birch, Marylyn Carrigan, Ruben Chumpitaz, Wes Cragg, Joan Finegan, Nadine Fraselle, Virginia Gerde, Jacqueline Gilbert, Jean-Pascal Gond, Axel Gosseries, Martin Hingley, Adrian Henriques, Muel Kaptein, Douglas McCabe, Sophie Pondeville, Roger Shiner, Helen Stuart, Steen Valentin, Richard Varey, and Stelios Zyglidopoulos.

Second, we would like to extend special thanks to the editor Alex C. Michalos for giving us the opportunity of guest editing a special issue of Journal of Business Ethics. Last, but not least, we warmly thank all the authors who submitted their manuscripts for consideration of inclusion in Journal of Business Ethics. We appreciate and are grateful for the authors’ desire of wanting to share their knowledge and experience with the journal’s readers – and for having their views put forward for possible challenge by their peers. We are confident that the articles in this special issue contribute to our understanding of implementing corporate social responsibility. Also, we hope the selected articles will generate the kind of dialogue, which is necessary to furthering our understanding in this important area.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Lindgreen
    • 1
  • Valérie Swaen
    • 2
  • François Maon
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Marketing and Business StrategyHull University Business SchoolHullU.K.
  2. 2.Department of Marketing, Louvain School of ManagementUniversité catholique de LouvainLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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