Mapping the Novel Arrangements Adopted to Build the Corporate Responsibility Institutional Setting

Albareda, Laura
December 2010
Journal of Corporate Citizenship;Winter2010, Issue 40, p75
Academic Journal
This paper maps the novel governance arrangements that businesses have adopted to implement corporate responsibility (CR) and sustainability. The aim of the paper is to further understand the institutional corporate responsibility infrastructure. These novel arrangements constitute new sources of rule-based interactions in the transnational sphere. The encompass innovative forms of collaboration based on contested processes, strategic alliances, engagement processes and partnerships with NGOs, labour organisations, intergovenmental agencies and governmental departments. The research provides a critical and comprehensive analysis of these arrangements and argues how the exercise of these innovative forms of engagement has become a path for a complex interplay, pushing part of the business global community to participate and further understand the nature of current common global governance goals and challenges, but also to control and influences the institutional setting, agenda. It concludes with analysis of the limits and prospect of CR institutional setting.


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