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Table 2 Percentages of Participants in each group which adopted a specific CSR meaning

From: Mapping meanings of corporate social responsibility – an Australian case study

  Res Com Consul NGO Gov Ind Com Total
N = 28 N = 15 N = 14 N = 16 N = 20 N = 20 N-113
% % % % % % %
Economic
 Business Case for CSR 25 0 0 0 0 5 7
  Shareholder Value 11 33 29 19 5 10 16
  Create Shared Value 46 7 7 6 0 15 17
  Corporate Citizen Approach 0 0 7 0 0 0 1
  Create Social license 82 20 36 31 10 15 36
  Apply Company Values 43 0 0 0 0 0 11
 Address Risks & Opportunities 43 33 57 50 15 75 45
 CSR Policy Frameworks 32 20 29 6 25 20 23
Legal   
 Regulatory Frameworks 11 27 50 63 30 35 33
  Agreement making 4 33 7 19 45 5 18
 International Standards 11 13 21 0 0 0 7
 Industry Standard 18 13 0 6 0 0 7
 Broad Government Policy Framework 0 13 0 6 0 25 7
Ethical
 Sustainable Development
  Triple Bottom Line 21 27 57 38 5 45 30
  Weak Sustainability 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
   Create Long-Term Value 89 93 57 31 70 70 71
   Sustainable Livelihoods 46 33 14 31 50 60 42
   Economic Prosperity 14 7 57 19 20 20 21
  Strong Sustainability 0 0 14 0 0 0 2
   Environmental Protection and Rehab 18 33 79 25 55 55 42
   Mine-site Rehabilitation 14 27 29 44 55 15 29
   Cumulative Impact 11 7 29 25 15 30 19
   Cultural Heritage 14 7 7 19 65 10 21
 Climate Change 4 0 43 13 0 0 8
 Human Rights 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   General Human Rights 21 7 50 0 25 15 19
   Indigenous Rights 18 0 14 13 65 0 19
   Free Informed Prior Consent (FIPC) 11 20 21 6 20 15 15
 Ethical Company 39 53 64 25 50 70 50
Philanthropic
 Community Development
   Community Development 29 60 14 13 85 10 35
   Community Viability 4 7 0 0 0 65 13
   Create a social change 39 40 7 6 55 0 27
   Embed company in community/environs 50 27 7 19 0 55 29
   Business Development/Employment 57 47 14 44 55 70 50
   Education 43 27 0 13 65 30 33
   Economic Development 14 20 14 50 60 60 36
 Strategic CSR 39 13 36 13 0 15 20
 Interaction
   Empowerment and Self-Determination 32 40 7 0 80 5 29
Engagement & Communication 64 67 64 88 50 80 68
   Collaboration 50 53 29 19 40 50 42
   Relationship Building and Trust 43 40 14 19 45 30 34
   Accountability 4 53 64 50 50 30 37
   Innovation 21 40 21 13 30 5 21
  1. Res Com resource company employees, Consul consultants, Gov government employees, Ind Indigenous, Com community members