Corporate Social Responsibility is defined by World Business Council for Sustainable Developments (WBCSD) such as ‘the continuing commitment by business to contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the community and society at large
There are many different definitions and interpretations for corporate social responsibility, but all with considerable common ground
This paper looks at analysing Barclays plc. on its key markets and products, business and corporate level strategies that have been employed, key resources and capabilities, strategically important functional areas and value chain relationships.
Major corporate ethical disasters impacting the environment, human resources, and the community have heightened the demand for public firms to voluntarily disclose their CSR activities for stakeholders. As a result, CSR has become more than an important issue in the business world (Waller & Lanis 2009). In addition, CSR disclosure is an extension of the financial disclosure system, which reflects the wider anticipation of society concerning the role of the business community in the economy.
Worldcom scandal is one of the worst corporate accounting scandals of all time