The Emergence of a New Area of Legal Practice: Corporate Social ResponsibilitySukanya Narain1,2,3*
- *Corresponding Author:
- Sukanya Narain
Masters in Sustainability & Social Innovation Candidate at HEC Paris
B.B.A, L.L.B (Intellectual Property Rights) Hons
from National Law University, Jodhpur, India
Tel: 011 2803 4257
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: January 09, 2016; Accepted Date: March 19, 2016; Published Date: March 24,2016
Citation: Narain S (2016) The Emergence of a New Area of Legal Practice: Corporate Social Responsibility. J Civil Legal Sci 5:182. doi:10.4172/2169- 0170.1000182
Copyright: © 2016 Narain S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
An evolving challenge that faces lawyers is the need to more securely integrate the litigation and policy dimensions of CSR lawyering-for lawyers to merge their reactive and proactive inclinations. ‘‘Most lawyers no doubt welcome the trend [towards extension of formal legal liabilities with new forms of ‘moral liability’], but it is worth asking whether the net result will be improved social and environmental performance on the part of targeted industries and companies, or whether it will be little more than a feeding frenzy for the legal profession.