Minding Our Business: Corporate Social Responsibility Pressures and the Failure to Develop Universal Rules to Govern Investors and States
Journal of World Investment, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 487-506, June 2002
52 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Date Written: October, 29 2008
This article examines the many failures of the global community to create an international investment agreement. I argue that the failure to delineate the responsibilities of global corporations has created a governance gap, which companies fill by adopting CSR strategies.
Keywords: international investment agreements, OECD, trade, bilateral investment treaties (BITs) CSR, corporate social responsibility
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