Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility

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While Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been around since the 1950s, its importance and practice took hold much later. The basis of what we consider to be the modern definition of CSR is rooted in Archie Carroll’s “Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility.” In this Pyramid, a corporation has four types of responsibilities. The first and most obvious is the economic …