International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Church Social Doctrine contribution to Corporate Social Responsibility: a critical analysis
Maria Rosaria Sessa, Vincenzo Serpe, Daniela Sica, Ornella Malandrino

The present work aims to analyse the contribution of the Social Doctrine of the Church (SDC) to the progressive and rapid evolution of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) concept. The proposal to recognise the Social Doctrine of the Church, as a valid instrument to extend the logic of corporate governance not only to the protection and respect the environment but also to the protection and respect of social welfare, is based on the idea that it is possible to do business also through the implementation of SDC principles such as solidarity, subsidiary, the universal destination of goods and the common good.

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