Samuel O Idowu, London Metropolitan University, UK and
Stephen Vertigans, Robert Gordon University, UK
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a topic of increasing importance in all areas of our existence – in business, politics, academia and the civil society in general. Issues relating to CSR are discussed, researched and propagated in all economies around the globe. There is practically nowhere in the world today where issues relating to CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance are not debated, researched, encouraged, practiced and perceived as being desirable. In fact, it is a core part of corporate strategies of many companies in most economies.