The role and expectations of business in society are rapidly changing.
Consumers, regulators, shareholders and the media are holding corporations more accountable for their actions – both intended and unintended. Within this context, the role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is gaining strategic importance.
In this article, RobecoSAM’s Roland Hengerer leads us through the evolution of CSR from its early roots in philanthropy to its modern role as a tool for helping organizations align their values and empower change to optimize business profits and societal progress.
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