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The duties of the board and corporate social responsibility (CSR)

Sjafjell, Beate and Anker-Sorensen, Linn 2013, The duties of the board and corporate social responsibility (CSR). In Engsig Sorensen, Karsten, Birkmose, Hanne and Neville, Mette (ed), Boards of directors in European companies: reshaping and harmonising their organisation and duties, Kluwer Law International, Philadelphia, Pa., pp.1-40.

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Title The duties of the board and corporate social responsibility (CSR)
Formatted title Directors' Duties and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Author(s) Sjafjell, Beate
Anker-Sorensen, Linn
Title of book Boards of directors in European companies: reshaping and harmonising their organisation and duties
Editor(s) Engsig Sorensen, Karsten
Birkmose, Hanne
Neville, Mette
Publication date 2013
Chapter number 7
Total chapters 15
Start page 1
End page 40
Total pages 40
Publisher Kluwer Law International
Place of Publication Philadelphia, Pa.
Summary The company is one of the most ingenious inventions of humanity.3 Thecompany is an all-important vehicle for allocating and efficiently employingcapital in our societies, providing goods, services, jobs – and revenue. Inshort, the company is a vehicle for economic efficiency. We may ask, though,must economic efficiency equal environmental degradation, loss ofbiodiversity and dangerous climate change? The answer is that it must not and should not, and in the long run, environmental degradation may just aswell be economic inefficiency.
Notes This is an amended version of the paper that was originally published in the series as "Directors' Duties and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)"
ISBN 9789041141415
Language eng
Field of Research 1801 Law
Socio Economic Objective 0 Not Applicable
HERDC Research category B1.1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2013, Kluwer Law International
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30091943

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