Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions: by Lutz Preuss,Michael Gold,Chris Rees

By Lutz Preuss,Michael Gold,Chris Rees

Growing curiosity in company social accountability (CSR) has concentrated realization at the courting among companies and key stakeholders, comparable to NGOs and native groups. interestingly, despite the fact that, commentators on CSR infrequently talk about the function of exchange unions, whereas commentators on employment family members seldom interact with CSR. this example is all of the extra amazing given that unions are a significantly very important social actor and feature regularly performed a fashionable function in protecting the pursuits of 1 key stakeholder within the corporation, the worker.


Written by means of devoted specialists of their box, this e-book addresses a key hole within the literature on either CSR and employment relatives, specifically exchange union rules in the direction of CSR, in addition to union engagement with specific CSR projects and the demanding situations they face in doing so. The study covers 11 ecu nations which, while taken jointly, represent a consultant pattern of business kin buildings around the continent.


This ebook should be crucial analyzing for students, scholars and practitioners of foreign enterprise, employment kin, public coverage and CSR. Its foreword is written through Philippe Pochet and Maria Jepsen, administrators of the ecu alternate Union Institute in Brussels.



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