Codes of Conduct and Framework Agreements on Social Minimum Standards - Private Regulation?

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is currently a widely discussed topic. Many corporations and employer associations have tackled the subject and commited themselves to CSR policies. In addition, since the creation of the 'Global Compact' there has been increased knowledge of what CSR comprises. Many German companies (that is, those with German headquarters) claim to have always practised CSR. However, doubts remain as to how CSR can be used in the specific context of German industrialCorporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is currently a widely discussed topic. Many corporations and employer associations have tackled the subject and commited themselves to CSR policies. In addition, since the creation of the 'Global Compact' there has been increased knowledge of what CSR comprises. Many German companies (that is, those with German headquarters) claim to have always practised CSR. However, doubts remain as to how CSR can be used in the specific context of German industrial relations that rely on collective bargaining between employee representation at the shop-floor level (Work Councils) as well as at the branch level (trade unions).show moreshow less

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Author:Eva Kocher
URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:521-opus4-3341
Parent Title (English):Responisble Business: Self-Governance and Law in Transnational Economic Transaction
Publisher:Hart
Place of publication:Oregon
Document Type:Part of a Book
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2018/05/17
Date of first Publication:2018/06/12
Publishing Institution:Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt
Release Date:2018/06/12
Tag:Corporate Social Responsibility; International Framework Agreements (IFAs); Private Regulation
Institutes:Juristische Fakultät
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Keine kommerzielle Nutzung-Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen