Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility Codes: On Global by Anna Beckers

By Anna Beckers

company social accountability codes are guidance that businesses voluntarily enhance and put up with the target of revealing the general public their dedication to admire human rights, to enhance primary office criteria around the globe and to guard the normal setting. those company codes became an important point within the regulatory structure for globally working businesses. by way of targeting the features of the codes, their results on society and their criminal results, this ebook seeks to supply a entire research of company codes and the legislations. Enforcing company Social accountability Codes develops proposals at the dating among worldwide company self-regulation and the nationwide deepest legislations structures. It makes use of equipment of comparative legislations and sociological jurisprudence to argue that nationwide deepest legislation can, and actually should still, implement those codes as real felony tasks. the writer formulates criminal coverage ideas for English and German deepest legislations that point out how the proposed felony enforcement might be realised in practice.

The dissertation on which this e-book relies used to be provided the second one prize within the humanities classification of the Deutscher Studienpreis (German Thesis Award) by means of the Koerber starting place in November 2015.

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