Development and Responsible Business
Kenneth Amaeshi Keynotes - The Kenneth Amaeshi lecture on corporate social responsibility in emerging markets focus on the...
In the corporate social responsibility lecture, he notes that there is a handful of companies that are bigger and richer than some countries. While emerging markets will benefit from population growth, the weak institutions and governance in developing countries can create a problem. CSR is also related to the similar concept of corporate shared values. Where CSR is about doing good, CSV is about economic and societal benefits relative to the cost. This may be the more appropriate stance to take in an emerging market. However, compliance with laws and ethics must be present in both to be effective.