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Why Do Spanish Firms Engage in the Global Compact Initiative? An Explanation from Institutional and Social Identity Theories

The UN Global Compact: Fair Competition and Environmental and Labour Justice in International Markets

ISBN: 978-1-78441-295-1, eISBN: 978-1-78441-294-4

ISSN: 2051-5030

Publication date: 28 January 2015

Abstract

Originality/value of the chapter

This is the first study that analyses the relationship between the GC evolution in a country and its external uncertainty. Moreover it contributes to the CSR field by providing two theoretical approaches that offer complementary explanation and advance our knowledge about the GC motivations.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

We appreciate the collaboration of the Spanish Local Network, with special thanks to the General Manager, Isabel Garro, for providing us with the GC Spanish data.

Citation

Coscollar, M.d.., Dolz, C.D. and Linares-Navarro, E. (2015), "Why Do Spanish Firms Engage in the Global Compact Initiative? An Explanation from Institutional and Social Identity Theories", The UN Global Compact: Fair Competition and Environmental and Labour Justice in International Markets (Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice, Vol. 16), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 123-144. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2051-503020140000016020

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