Companies may be exposed to a variety of legal and reputational risks if they do not have adequate social compliance or corporate social responsibility/sustainability programs in place. Attorney Michael A. Levine gives examples of CSR issues embedded in the risks companies face, and describes benefits of CSR programs. He also summarizes the recent work of the United Nations' Special Representative for Business and Human Rights, who has recently proposed a three-part framework for CSR.
The Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility
New York Law Journal
August 13, 2008
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