publication . Other literature type . Preprint . Book . 2008

Economics, Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Clem Tisdell;
English
  • Published: 01 May 2008
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
It is often argued that corporate sustainability requires a corporation to make a profit, to act in a socially responsible manner and to engage in policies that are environmentally sustainable. This is sometimes called the corporation’s triple bottom line. In this paper it is argued that in practice profitability or more general maintaining economic variability constitutes a corporation’s bottom line and that it is limited by this consideration in showing social responsibility and in acting with environmental responsibility. Because of the nature of market competition, it is argued that government intervention is often required to ensure that corporations act in...
Subjects
free text keywords: corporate sustainability, environmental responsibility, Environmental Economics and Policy, Institutional and Behavioral Economics,, Environmental Economics and Policy, Institutional and Behavioral Economics, corporate sustainability, environmental responsibility, Economic interventionism, Market economy, Social sustainability, Environmental economics, Triple bottom line, Sustainability organizations, Social responsibility, Business, Corporate social responsibility, Corporation
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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . Book . 2008

Economics, Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Clem Tisdell;