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10 Myths About Corporate Social Responsibility


How much do you know about business and human rights? Take a look and explore 10 popular myths about corporate marketing tactics, voluntary pledges, token CSR actions and supply chain accountability.

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This CSR myths pocket-size booklet includes:

  • Why thinking about corporate social responsibility matters
  • 10 short myths about how it is only a public relations exercise and a ‘western’ idea, how ineffective it is, how it will never change the international business agenda or how public does (or does not?) influence the CSR agenda
  • Links to the Sustainable Development Goals and business and human rights
  • References per each myth following a fact or fiction approach and an explainer

The 10 Myths About….series looks to sort facts from fiction on key global development, human rights and justice issues.

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