oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Social responsibility of companies revisited - an American experience
|Article Title||Social responsibility of companies revisited - an American experience|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Mercantile Law, University of Bophuthatswana|
|Publication Date||Jul 1994|
|Pages||199 - 221|
|Keyword(s)||Accountability, Civic responsiveness, Companies, Company law, Corporate social responsibilities, Employees and South Africa|
It is hoped that overseas trends towards companies' civic responsiveness will be both timeous and useful in developing and shaping our own company law and thereby socialising our companies. If need be, and for the sake of uniformity, there could be legislative intervention along the lines adopted in England and the United States of America even if the economy is not yet well developed. In the "New South Africa" the government of national unity might be able to realise and meet its financial commitments and economic objectives with relative ease. along the lines adopted in England and the United States of America even if our economy is not, as yet, well developed. Should the observations made be heeded, as it is submitted, the 'New South Africa' should enjoy a good return on capital investment, high productivity and general customer satisfaction. The government of national unity might then be able to realise and meet its financial commitments and economic objectives with relative ease.
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