Corporate Social Responsibility and Labour Standards in Africa

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is generally associated with investments from internationally operating Transnational Corporations (TNCs). There are, of course, CSR-initiatives arising from indigenous companies and other actors within Africa. As in other places, these initiatives currently have overlapping responsibilities and spheres of influence.

The article published in Digitial Development Debates examines the flow of foreign direct investments (FDI) from Germany to African countries and analyzes the possible impact of CSR on working conditions at the spot. A critival CSR-Review for Africa from Markus Demele at the Nell-Breuning Institut for Business Ethics.