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ISSN: 2344 - 102X

ISSN-L: 2344 - 102X


Article from Volume 9, Number 3, Year 2021

Author(s): Ana - Carolina Cojocaru (barbieru), Svetlana Mihaila, Mihaela Ionela Socoliuc
DOI: 104316/EJAFB.2021.936
Abstract: We are in a time of globalization, in which environmental and social issues concern everyone and, therefore, actions in this regard are also the responsibility of all. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is based on raising companies' awareness of the economic, social and environmental impacts they generate on the environment. The aim of this paper is to identify the key concepts and approaches in the academic researches of CSR and to formulate a personal understanding of this concept. The research method used is the bibliometric analysis of published works from an evolutionary perspective, in the period between 2000 and 2021. The study aims to provide an alternative method of investigating the conceptual evolution of CSR, which can serve as a basis for future research in this area.
Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility; Keyword Map; Institutional Approach; Strategic Approach; Financial Approach; Human Approach; Performance Approach
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