A Legal Review of Corporate Social Responsibility

Perry Ackon


The legal frontier has over the years proved its worth in shaping concepts and theories of humanity to the effect of influencing the sanity of its practice and its longevity. Corporate Social Responsibility is a theory that has existed over decades. It has however undergone various transformations as it has being duly influenced by facets of academia and developments all with the aim of maximizing its impact in the cause of achieving global development and sustainability. This academic piece in perspective, analyses the concept in legal terms and the light of its relevance today. Providing a legal definition and review of the concept in modern terms, the piece concludes with the need for more legislation to this regard.

Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Development, Law, Regulation.

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/83-01

Publication date:March 31st 2019

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ISSN (Paper)2224-3240 ISSN (Online)2224-3259

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