One of the objectives of the CSR Institute is to promote the development of knowledge in the field of corporate social responsibility. To do so, it brings together faculty from Audencia Business School and other institutions working on this subject.
Working closely with business and other stakeholders, research projects associated with the Institute are intended not only to develop theoretical knowledge on CSR but also in the field, to help design and implement CSR initiatives and propose appropriate models and tools.
Via this work, the Institute wishes to participate and provide input for discussions on responsible management and sustainable development issues.
The Institute's approach has five main features:
The research topics of the CSR Institute explore various fields in direct or indirect relationship with CSR, sustainable development and corporate ethics. Each in their own way helps to develop and analyze the relationships between business and society.
The fields explored can be grouped into three main areas: