May 07, 2020

Corporate social responsibility in an era of COVID-19

Roger Martella

For half a century, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has served as the key vehicle for measuring and reporting a company’s broader impacts to the environment and for social accountability to stakeholders, investors, and the public. The year 2019 set the stage for a significant CSR transformation in the environmental realm, to some extent filling the gap resulting from a lack of progress on environmental and climate change law. In turn, 2020 began with momentum to turn 2019’s foundational exercises into action.

With the emerging pandemic, companies are embracing bold decisions to keep their employees safe.

With the emerging pandemic, companies are embracing bold decisions to keep their employees safe.

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