Title: The state-of-the-art of corporate social responsibility reporting practices and their contribution to sustainable development. Analysing CSR patterns framed by sustainable development theories as benchmark for modern entrepreneurs

Authors: Ioana-Maria Dragu

Addresses: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

Abstract: This paper presents an overview of corporate social responsibility (CSR) theories that can be implemented by modern entrepreneurs within practical business context. The research study comprises a state of the art on the literature review of corporate social responsibility practices. There is a research gap in the field of CSR impact for entrepreneurship as well as a literature gap on CSR models and their relevance for modern entrepreneurs. This research focuses upon the importance of conceptualising CSR practices in the entrepreneurship context. Nowadays, entrepreneurs aim to contribute to the economic progress of society without compromising the well-being of future generations. Entrepreneurs need innovation, because for the modern businessmen social responsibility becomes a vital asset influencing the success of the business.

Keywords: corporate social responsibility; CSR; sustainable development; entrepreneurship; innovation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSEI.2020.113667

International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 2020 Vol.5 No.3, pp.213 - 223

Received: 01 Jul 2020
Accepted: 30 Nov 2020

Published online: 05 Mar 2021 *

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