By Ingo Pies (auth.), Ingo Pies, Peter Koslowski (eds.)
This quantity unites the point of view of commercial ethics with techniques from strategic administration, economics, legislations, political technological know-how, and with philosophical reflections at the concept of company Citizenship and New Governance.
In view of the internationalization of the economic climate and the loose flow of capital, new tools of political coordination are wanted. those societal adjustments set off the 2 heavily intertwined demanding situations tested during this e-book. the 1st problem pertains to the function and the self-conceptualization of industrial organizations as company voters inside of society. businesses are more and more anticipated to imagine the social accountability of supporting to form the rule-framework of globalization. the second one problem refers back to the kind of the engagement in neighborhood, nationwide and foreign tactics of governance. To extra credibly and successfully take on those demanding situations, company actors are ever extra partaking in rule-setting tactics including civil society enterprises and the government.
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Fig. 2 Ranking criteria, area Society of Good Company Ranking 27 Business case • Strategic management of the activities • Professional implementation within the company Social case • Problem definition and innovation factor • Capacity building in the societal environment • Stewardship and public communications Transparency and credibility • Transparency and credibility with a large growth potential especially in developing countries which drives the business case. Innovative communication tools lend themselves easily to projects of education, fight against poverty, disaster relief etc.
Overall, Intesa San Paolo emphasizes close ties between the company and relevant actors affecting or affected by its business operations, and handles this process of balancing stake-holder expectations with a clear strategy. Business Case – Second Criterion: Professional Implementation Within the Company Corporate Example: Danone A very good example for a professional implementation of Corporate Citizenship into the internal management system is the DANONE Way. The program of the French alimentary group was launched in 2001 to enable business units to define concrete social objectives and link business strategy and sustainability more effectively, with the participation of stakeholders in the local context.
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