'Rio+25', the global compact in Brazil and opportunities presented by the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Moon, C. J. (2019) 'Rio+25', the global compact in Brazil and opportunities presented by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In: Corporate Social Responsibility in Brazil: the future is now. Stehr, Christopher, Dziatzko, Nina and Struve, Franziska, eds. CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance . Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 3-27. ISBN 9783319906041, pbk-ISBN 9783030080532, e-ISBN 9783319906058. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-90605-8_1)

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Abstract

This chapter highlights the significance of creativity, innovation and collaboration in the development of sustainable solutions; and the role and mindset of the eco and social entrepreneur in enterprise and entrepreneurship education. Several research questions are posed: what is the history of CSR in Brazil? What current CSR issues are being faced in Brazil? Can tools such as the UN SDGs provide a way of bridging any gaps in CSR provision? What implications are there for ecosystem development in support of CSR? The methodology is thus based on literature review, case analysis, and conceptual overview focussing on instrumental approaches. The chapter concludes that ecosystems need to evolve to ensure that Higher Education Institutions develop and support the necessary eco and social entrepreneurial mindsets needed for sustainable innovation.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > Business School > International Management and Innovation > Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics group
Item ID: 30346
Notes on copyright: This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of a chapter published in Corporate Social Responsibility in Brazil: the future is now. The final authenticated version is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90605-8_1
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Depositing User: Christopher Moon
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2020 15:16
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2020 16:39
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/30346

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