Corporate Social Responsibility in a Post-Crisis World: Realities, Challenges and Solutions?
The Great Economic Recession and its aftermath has left the world in turmoil and facing uncertain prospects with uneven and slow growth. The events leading up to the recession have also generated greater scrutiny of business. What was corporate America’s role in creating the great recession? Were only certain sectors of the economy to blame? Could better corporate governance have prevented this from happening? The momentous changes of the last five years have resulted in a clamor for business to rethink its role and responsibilities towards society. Better governance and responsible leadership are being demanded by stakeholders and shareholders alike. What does business need to do to reposition itself in the current environment to provide active and responsible leadership while re-igniting economic growth to better the lot of mankind?