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Hungary: Overview of corporate responsibility implementation by national & multinational companies - by Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

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13 September 2006

An Overview of Corporate Social Responsibility in Hungary

Author: FIDH (Intl. Federation for Human Rights)

[The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) report on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Hungary found out that]...lack of a clear definition and misuse of the concept make it difficult to get a clear picture of the changes such policies effectively mean to how companies operate...The...civil-society organisations...consider CSR as suspicious, since it is mainly used for marketing purposes. Some NGOs...have become involved in the CSR business by providing paid consultancy services, thus blurring the boundaries of their social mandate...[A] more careful and severe implementation of basic social rights is necessary and requires direct state intervention (through its judiciary, legislative and executive branches).

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1 September 2006

[PDF] An Overview of Corporate Social Responsibility in Hungary

Author: FIDH (Intl. Federation for Human Rights)

The fact-finding mission aimed to document and analyse CSR implementation by national and multinational companies in Hungary. It also sought to examine the existing regulatory framework...[refers to Suzuki, Visteon, Paks, Tesco, Auchan, Magyar Telekom (part of T-Com), MOL, OTP, Concordia Szervezetés Vezetésfejlesztési, Denso Manufacturing Hungary (part of Denso), ING, Lapker Magyar Lapterjeszto, OTP Alapkezelo (part of OTP), Shell, Vegyépszer]

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