Spanish Consumer´s Perception of Corporate Social Responsibility

Patricia Martínez García de Leaniz, Ignacio Rodríguez del Bosque Rodríguez
2012 International Journal of Advances in Management and Economics  
The findings of this paper increase our comprehension of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) from the consumer's perspective in a Spanish context. Based on primary data collected via personal surveys in Spain we provide evidence to show that Spanish consumers are supportive of CSR. We also show that sustainable development theory can be applied in Spain. We evaluated the importance placed by Spanish consumers on three responsibilities -economic, social and environmental-and find that economic
more » ... find that economic responsibilities are most important while social and environmental responsibilities are of least importance. The nature of these divergences is relevant for companies incorporating CSR in their corporate agenda for strategic reasons.
doi:10.31270/ijame/01/04/2012/15 fatcat:zbtsdwgu4vbbvnodxc6aj4omqe