Mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility? Legislative Innovation and Judicial Application in China
Pages 576–615, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcl/avaa025
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is often understood as voluntary corporate behavior beyond legal compliance. The recent emergence of CSR legislation is challenging this typical understanding. A number of countries including China, Indonesia, and India have expressly stated in legislation that companies shall undertake CSR. However, the CSR law is controversial.