Chapter 41. Corporate Responsibility

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. R. Edward Freeman and
  2. Patricia H. Werhane

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch41

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

Freeman, R. E. and Werhane, P. H. (2005) Corporate Responsibility, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch41

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621



  • corporate reponsibility;
  • corporate obligations;
  • history of corporate reponsibility;
  • charity and stewardship principles;
  • social responsibility


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Brief History of Corporate Responsibility

  • The Nature of Corporate Obligations and the Scope of Corporate Responsibility

  • Some Promising Approaches to the Study of Corporate Responsibility

  • Corporate Responsibility and the Limits of Minimalism