Building New Bridges Between Business and Society

Recent Research and New Cases in CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance

  • Hualiang Lu
  • René Schmidpeter
  • Nicholas Capaldi
  • Liangrong Zu

Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance book series (CSEG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. CSR Origins

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stephen R. C. Hicks
      Pages 3-11
  3. CSR and Sustainability

  4. CSR and Management

  5. CSR and Asia

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 243-251

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the linkages between business and society by addressing key issues in corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability, ethics and governance. Thanks to the different visions and perspectives offered by a global group of authors with a broad range of expertise, the book offers a full spectrum of theoretical and practical approaches. Further, it combines the latest theoretical thinking with reviews of frameworks, cases and best practices from various industries and nations. In particular, the book offers a historical perspective on the origins of CSR and discusses CSR in relation to sustainability and management, with a special focus on CSR in Asia.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Hualiang Lu
    • 1
  • René Schmidpeter
    • 2
  • Nicholas Capaldi
    • 3
  • Liangrong Zu
    • 4
  1. 1.Sino-German Research Institute for Sustainable DevelopmentNanjing University of Finance and EconomicsNanjingChina
  2. 2.Cologne Business SchoolCologneGermany
  3. 3.College of BusinessLoyola University New OrleansNew OrleansUSA
  4. 4.International Training Centre of the ILInternational Labor OrganizationTurinItaly

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