The social and environmental performances of big enterprises are increasingly coming under regulatory regimes that aim to reassert social control over them to improve their social obligations. In practice, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has its limitations for long term sustainability.
Thus, the corporate accountability movement has proposed a variety of regulatory movements that include obligations as opposed to responsibility. This volume provides insights into these dimensions of the interface between corporate players and questions of sustainability.
will be useful to teachers and graduate and post-graduate students of environmental sciences and management, environment activists, NGOs, multilateral organizations, funding organizations, policymakers, and trans-nationals especially of the developing world, as well as general readers.
1. Corporate Responsibility, Accountability and Law: An Introduction
2. Sustainable Development, Corporate Sustainability, and Corporate Social responsibility: the Missing Link
3. Sustainability: The Need for Institutional Change
4. Social and Environmental Liabilities of
Transnational Corporations: New Directions, Opportunities and Constraints
5. Corporate accountability in The Agrofood Sector: The Case of Illegal GMO Releases
6. Corporate Accountability in S. Africa: An Evaluation of Sectoral Differences
7. Corporate Environmental Behaviour: a
comparative Study of Firms in The Indian Steel Industry and paper Industry
8. Patterns of Pollution Compliance
9. The Effect of International Convention on Oil Spills
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Peter Utting is Deputy Director of the UNRISD. Jennifer Clapp is a Professor of Environment and Resource Studies at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.
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