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Is 'Corporate Social Responsibility' Irresponsible?

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Is 'Corporate Social Responsibility' Irresponsible?

Is 'Corporate Social Responsibility' Irresponsible?

Monday, June 23, 2008 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
United States

http://www.national-economists.org/

"Corporate social responsibility," a notion forced on corporations by critics on the left, pressures businesses to pursue activities that are said to foster social justice, sustainable development and global stability. But should corporations be pressured to do as the left wants? Mr. Smith says "no" and argues that the CSR approach may be forcing corporations to act irresponsibly.