Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights: A Conceptual Framework

Sarangapani Nirarthi, Ali Quazi, Abu Saleh

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    Abstract

    In the new world order the preservation of human rights has been receiving renewed attention which is driven not only by code of conduct but also through corporate ethical practices in the marketplace. There is a growing demand on corporations to base their decisions and operations on the satisfaction of society’s expectations and stakeholders’ interests which has paved the way for establishing a new norm for corporate social responsibility (CSR) encapsulating human rights development programs. Thus, an approach to establish international standards of human rights for the practice of CSR and stakeholder management could be derived from rights to form reciprocal relationships between organizations and society. Against this backdrop this paper explores the dimensions of voluntary CSR practices based on extant literature and proposes a framework embedded in a governance mechanism for implementing CSR-encapsulated human rights program. This pioneering initiative has the potential of generating further research
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationANZMAC 2012 Proceedings
    EditorsSvetlana Jenni
    Place of PublicationAdelaide
    PublisherEhrenberg-Bass, Institute of Marketing
    Pages1-7
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)9780646563305
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    EventAustralian & New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference (ANZMAC) - Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Duration: 3 Dec 20126 Dec 2012

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    ConferenceAustralian & New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference (ANZMAC)
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    CityAdelaide
    Period3/12/126/12/12

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