publication . Article . 2016

Corporate social responsibility, decent work and global framework agreements: a textile industry case study

Caroline da Graça Jacques; Maria João Nicolau dos Santos; Maria Soledad Etcheverry Orchard;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 21 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)
Abstract
The article discusses how the notion of decent work proposed by the International LabourOrganization (ILO) is present on corporate social responsibility programs since the development of global commodity chains. Based on Economic Sociology Theory, discusses the formation of the International Framework Agreements (IFA) involving the union leadership and enterprises to create decent work in the supply chains. The empirical focus was the multinational Inditex fast fashion retailier. Interviews have been made with social and economic actors in the production chain in Portugal and Brazil. In conclusion, it is emphasized that the new corporate social responsibility to...
Subjects
free text keywords: Decent work; Corporate social responsibility; International framework agreements; Global commodity chains, Trabalho decente; Responsabilidade social das empresas; Acordo Marco Internacional; Cadeias produtivas globais, trabalho decente, responsabilidade social das empresas, acordo marco internacional, cadeias produtivas globais, Political institutions and public administration (General), JF20-2112, Social sciences (General), H1-99
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publication . Article . 2016

Corporate social responsibility, decent work and global framework agreements: a textile industry case study

Caroline da Graça Jacques; Maria João Nicolau dos Santos; Maria Soledad Etcheverry Orchard;