CSR Drivers

CSR Drivers:

The Forces Shaping Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility

Article by Wayne Visser

In doing research for my chapter CSR in Developing Countries, published in The Oxford Handbook of CSR, I identified 10 drivers for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (CSR), which I summarise below.

National (or internal) drivers refer to pressures from within the country and include:

  • Cultural tradition
  • Political reform
  • Socio-economic priorities
  • Governance gaps
  • Crisis response
  • Market access

International (or external) drivers tend to have a global origin and include:

  • International standardization
  • Investment incentives
  • Stakeholder activism
  • Supply chain …

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Visser, W. (2008) CSR Drivers: The Forces Shaping Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility, CSR International Inspiration Series, No. 3.

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