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UK Corporate Citizenship in the 21st Century

What is the private sector’s role in society? This report provides an analysis of the UK corporate giving sector.

What is the private sector’s role in society? Does it extend beyond creating employment, providing goods and services, and generating profit for shareholders?

This report, produced by the Directory of Social Change and Cass Business School, provides an analysis of the UK corporate giving sector, and shows that UK business needs a new commitment to give more to communities and charities. It outlines the history of corporate citizenship and, bringing together an analysis of corporate giving data, focuses specifically on the ways in which UK‑listed companies’ support the communities in which they operate.

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