CSR – Cooperative social responsibility?

As a professor of  Business Responsibility and Sustainability, I have had my work cut out this term making the business case for CSR to students from a wide range of backgrounds. When some people hear the term CSR their eyes glaze over and they think, this isn’t for me, this can’t work in my country. We have too many other things to deal with first (poverty, corruption, lack of investment in basic infrastructure…). But CSR doesn’t have to be expensive and doesn’t have to be referred to as CSR. Continue reading