Which Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) models most effectively enable firms to increase profits ethically?
Mackin, Claire Elizabeth Sparkes
Washington and Lee University -- Capstone in Shepherd Poverty Program
Social responsibility of business
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Claire Elizabeth Sparkes Mackin is a member of the Class of 2020 of Washington and Lee University.Capstone; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]. . . I have consolidated a wide range of previously published research. From studying academic journals to case studies, I focused on four CSR models: the shared value initiative, the win-win model, delegated philanthropy, and insider-initiated philanthropy. Within each model I studied a particular case study, or two, to reveal the real-world effects of each model. Throughout this research, the goal was to answer the question, which CSR models most effectively enable corporations to increase profits while doing so ethically? By understanding the current literature, I have made an educated claim about the models of CSR that best enable companies to make money ethically. [From Introduction]Claire Mackin