[PDF] Incorporating Responsibility 2008 Campaign: Maximizing the Impact of CSR in China

Author: Human Rights in China, Published on: 6 October 2006

Although CSR is currently the focus of mainly corporate, government and international policy actors, this growing interest in CSR activities, and references to international economic and social, as well as civil and political human rights standards in CSR debates and discussion, may suggest some openings for advancing human rights concerns...This IR 2008 update will examine the recent development of CSR in China and its relationship to Olympic Games preparations, as well as the challenges and opportunity that the popularity of CSR presents for expanding civil space for promotion of human right-related issues...CSR for China [means] Chinese corporations gain visibility and marketability,...[p]laying field leveled for foreign corporations...[and r]aising business practice standards [in China]...CSR with Chinese characteristics [is manifested with unique c]hallenges in the Chinese legal framework,...CSR [a]ctivities in China,...[and s]ocial accounting mechanisms...[There are] possible tensions...[and] possible traction [as well]...[The Chinese companies in the Global Compact include:] Beijing Laowan Bioenergy Technology Company,...China Ocean Shipping Group,...China Railway Engineer Corporation,...Chongqing Lifan Industry (Group) Co., Ltd.,...Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd,...Li & Fung Limited,...China Aviation Supplies Imp.& Exp. Group Corp.,...China International Marine Containers Ltd,...China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation,...China Yituo Group,...Haier,...Huatai Group,...Junyao Group,...Shanghai Baosteel Group Corporation [known as Baosteel]...[and] Wanda Group Share Co.

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Related companies: Baosteel Beijing Laowan Bioenergy Technology China Aviation Supplies Imp. & Exp. China International Marine Containers China Railway Engineering China Yituo Chongqing Lifan Industry Cosco Haier Huatai Huawei Technologies Juneyao Li & Fung Sinopec Wanda Group Share