University of St.Gallen
research platform alexandria
search publications
browse publications
by person
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 
by year

Sector-specific Corporate Responsibility in Germany

Germany is one of the world’s leading exporters and benefits from a healthy
economy despite the economic and financial crisis. It is also the origin of the
so-called “social market economy”. In light of this tradition and its strong economy, which boasts many leading companies, the country has been criticised
for not doing enough regarding explicit corporate responsibility (CR). This has
changed with the government’s recent publication of an “action plan” and sub-sequent initiatives to support CR. However, the government’s new CR approach does not take sector-specific corporate responsibility (SCR) into account. This is a missed opportunity because, as this chapter shows, public actors have already been active supporters of various sectoral initiatives
   
type book chapter (English)
   
keywords CSR, industrial sectors, Germany, governance, government, wholesale and retail trade, construction, chemicals, ICT, financial services
   
project Sector-Specific Corporate Responsibility in Europe: The Role of Government
book title Corporate Responsibility in Europe: Government Involvement in Sector-specific Initiatives
date of appearance 2013
publisher Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung (Gütersloh)
volume / edition 1. Auflage 2013
ISBN 978-3867933377
page(s) 135-158
profile area SHSS - Kulturen, Institutionen, Märkte (KIM)
citation Hajduk, T., & Beschorner, T. (2013). Sector-specific Corporate Responsibility in Germany. In Corporate Responsibility in Europe: Government Involvement in Sector-specific Initiatives (pp. 135-158). Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung. - ISBN 978-3867933377.