CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to analyze the concept of corporate social responsibility, understood as a way of enlarged corporate governance, examining the related managerial, organizational and communication features.
Course contents summary
The course deals with the issue of corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a way of enlarged corporate governance that requires the definition of strategies able to balance the interests of all stakehoders: a perspective of corporate governance that embraces both economic-financial aspects both environmental, social and sustainability aspect. The course analyzes the related disclosure aspect too.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
Voluntariness, motivation and CSR issues
Studies in CSR
CSR and corporate governance
CSR as a governance enlarged
Accountability - indirect instruments of accountability
CSR and social enterprise: the social cooperative
The phenomenon of co-operatives
CSR and corporate information
CSR and social reporting - direct instruments of accountability: environmental report, intangible report, mission report, sustainability report, social report
K. Furlotti, Strumenti e processi di comunicazione della responsabilità sociale d'impresa, McGraw-Hill, 2009.
Lectures, tutorials and seminars.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written final exam