Toby Webb, founder of business intelligence company Ethical Corporation suggests Peter Drucker, known as the father of modern management is also the father of CSR which shatters my understanding that CSR started in 1953 the year of my birth!
You can read all about this in Toby's excellent blog here.
The most important thing this suggests for me is that good things often take awhile to become the norm and in my view this decade will see corporate responsibility as the norm.
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