Mandating corporate social responsibility: emerging trends in Nigeria

Amao, Olufemi (2008) Mandating corporate social responsibility: emerging trends in Nigeria. Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education, 6 (1). pp. 75-95. ISSN 1476-0401

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Abstract

This paper discusses the emerging trend in the regulation of issues pertaining to corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Nigeria. The trend is examined in the context of problems raised by the operation of multinational corporations (MNCs). The paper discusses conceptual issues relating to the regulation of externalities caused by MNCs’ operations. It thereafter elaborates upon recent legislative attempts in Nigeria that may have impact on CSR practices of corporations including MNCs. The paper notes that the emerging trend in Nigeria underscores the importance of the law in shaping CSR practices by corporate actors.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Subjects: K Law
K Law > K Law in General. Comparative and uniform Law. Jurisprudence > K0520 Comparative law. International uniform law > K1000 Commercial law
Depositing User: Femi Amao
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2015 06:54
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2015 06:54
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/57105
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