Corporate Social Responsibility

7.5 credits

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a business model which, ideally, allows corporations to incorporate awareness and compliance with the law, ethics and principles for sustainability. This course offers a critical introduction to the concept of CSR. More precisely, the course will introduce the corporation-centered and the society-centered views of the CSR. The corporation-centered approach will build on stakeholder model and critical analysis of contemporary CSR models. The society-centered approach will be based on the analysis of the global capitalism and its three components economy, energy and ecology in order to highlight the contemporary debates and research on the requirements which may need to be met of future global sustainability is to be achieved.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!