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Amodu, Nojeem (2020) Corporate Social Responsibility and Law in Africa: Theories, Issues, and Practices. London, UK: Routledge. (Routledge contemporary Africa series)

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Abstract

This book examines the conception of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Africa, expanding it’s frontiers beyond corporate reporting, voluntary corporate charity and community development projects. Taking a corporate law perspective on CSR, the author combines theory and practice to explain how CSR interacts with of sustainable development and sets an agenda for effective operationalization in Africa. The book not only devises an enforcement mechanism towards embedding effective CSR and sustainable development in Africa but also addresses CSR greenwash on the continent. The author critically examines CSR practices, legal and regulatory techniques in Nigeria and South Africa in the context of contexts of international regulatory dialogues and shows how corporate socially responsible behaviour can be effectively embedded within business communities in Africa. Increasing our understanding of the theoretical, legal and regulatory frameworks supporting corporate responsibility, this book will be of interest to scholars, policy makers and practitioners in the fields of Africa law, corporate law, corporate social responsibility and African business.

Item Type: Authored Books
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
ISBN: 9781003009825
Copyright Statement: © 2020 Taylor & Francis.
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2019 15:03
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/32003

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