Next Article in Journal
Learning Curve Analysis of Wind Power and Photovoltaics Technology in US: Cost Reduction and the Importance of Research, Development and Demonstration
Next Article in Special Issue
“Omerta” in Organized Sport: Bullying and Harassment as Determinants of Threats of Social Sustainability at the Individual Level
Previous Article in Journal
How to Make a Sustainable Manufacturing Process: A High-Commitment HRM System
Previous Article in Special Issue
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Practices of the Largest Seafood Suppliers in the Wild Capture Fisheries Sector: From Vision to Action
Open AccessArticle

Municipal Social Responsibility of Statutory Cities in the Czech Republic

Department of Economy and Management of Chemical and Food Industries, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Studentska 95, 532 10 Pardubice, Czech Republic
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Sustainability 2019, 11(8), 2308; https://doi.org/10.3390/su11082308
Received: 3 April 2019 / Revised: 13 April 2019 / Accepted: 14 April 2019 / Published: 17 April 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue CSR and Business Ethics for Sustainable Development)
Application of the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is demanded of an ever-wider range of entities as time goes by, among which are municipalities. However, the topic of social responsibility of municipalities stands outside of the bounds of mainstream research. This article presents the results of a study, the objective of which was to identify the socially responsible practices applied by the statutory cities in the Czech Republic, in order to analyse and evaluate the scope and structure of socially responsible activities performed by them and communicated on the internet. The study shows that statutory cities in the Czech Republic perform similar activities to those performed by enterprises within the framework of application of the concept of CSR, this being in the field of economic, environmental, ethical, social and philanthropic responsibility. They perform and communicate economic responsibility activities to the greatest extent and, by contrast, ethical responsibility activities to the least extent. Examples of good practice in performance and communication of these activities on the internet are documented in the article using the example of the City of Pardubice. View Full-Text
Keywords: municipal social responsibility; municipal stakeholders; socially responsible activities; socially responsible communication; Czech Republic; Pardubice City municipal social responsibility; municipal stakeholders; socially responsible activities; socially responsible communication; Czech Republic; Pardubice City
MDPI and ACS Style

Tetrevova, L.; Jelinkova, M. Municipal Social Responsibility of Statutory Cities in the Czech Republic. Sustainability 2019, 11, 2308.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Back to TopTop