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Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
An early and widely applied CSR framework that distinguishes "CSR layers" is the Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility by Caroll (1991). The 4 layers of Responsibilities are, from bottom to top: - Economic Responsibilities (refering to the basic role of businesses to produce goods and services, to create jobs, to be competitive and to make a profit while doing so) - Legal Responsibilities (involving the compliance to laws and regulations set by the state, local governments, and by society) - Ethical Responsibilities (involving the compliance to norms and values set by religion, culture, and local society and are not codified into law) - Philantropic Responsibilities (refering to voluntary activities of businesses by means of improvement of the society in which they operate, and to being a good corporate citizen) Source: Carroll, A. B. (1991), "The Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility: Toward the Moral Management of Organizational Stakeholders", Business Horizons, (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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