Legislative Initiatives Encourage Corporate Social Responsibility
In 2009, University of Oregon School of Law Assistant Professor Judd Sneirson predicted that the transition to the green economy will trigger a new race among states to attract corporate charters—not to the bottom or to the top but rather to the left. Now in 2010, legislative initiatives to encourage corporate social responsibility are underway in several states. This article will review three quite different approaches embodied in those initiatives.
This article first appeared in The Long View.