LAWS6140 – CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: THEORY & POLICY
- Examine a selection of theoretical and policy issues broadly related to the social responsibilities of corporations.
- The unit will adopt a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, drawing on material from jurisdictions including the U.S. and Canada, as well as on methodologies and insights from law and economics and other schools of thought.
Conceptions of the corporation; the responsibility of corporate entities under the criminal law; corporate participation in the political process; corporate governance and democratic principles and corporate responsibility in respect of international human rights violations
Semester 2 Intensive
4, 5 & 11, 12 August 2014
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- Class Participation (15%)
- 1 x Assignment (10%)
- 1 x 6,000 Word Essay (75%)
You can credit this unit towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Study.