Social report and environmental responsibility in Brazil: a thematic review

Antonio Sergio Torres Penedo, Vinícius Silva Pereira, Marcelo Fodra

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In the process of making public the green initiatives, companies have realized that social and environmental responsibility practices can be used to increase competitive advantage, minimize risk, manage reputation and transformed the social and environmental initiatives in corporate strategies. The concepts of environmental responsibility, economic and sustainable development and sustainability are very comprehensive. The main objective of this paper is to present the socio-environmental issues, sustainable development and sustainability and the relationship of the same with the social report. Initially aspects related to economic and sustainable development and their characteristics are presented. Then analyzes the evolution of the concept of social responsibility in Brazil, showing that it is often performed paternalistically disregarding the social and environmental impacts. The ways in which economic and financial sectors relate to the society, the description advances organizations in communicating their green initiatives, including the social report, are presented in this article.

In the process of making public the green initiatives, companies have realized that social and environmental responsibility practices can be used to increase competitive advantage, minimize risk, manage reputation and transformed the social and environmental initiatives in corporate strategies. The concepts of environmental responsibility, economic and sustainable development and sustainability are very comprehensive. The main objective of this paper is to present the socio-environmental issues, sustainable development and sustainability and the relationship of the same with the social report. Initially aspects related to economic and sustainable development and their characteristics are presented. Then analyzes the evolution of the concept of social responsibility in Brazil, showing that it is often performed paternalistically disregarding the social and environmental impacts. The ways in which economic and financial sectors relate to the society, the description advances organizations in communicating their green initiatives, including the social report, are presented in this article.


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sustainability, economic development, environmental responsibility, sustainable development.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15603/2176-9583/refae.v8n2p209-219

 

Revista da Faculdade de Administração e Economia

ISSN: 2176-9583
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