Seventeenth-century chartered corporations, such as the East India Company (EIC), were designed and operated with specific social responsibilities in mind. They were expected to contribute to the commonwealth of the kingdom, in terms of both increasing the wealth of society and responding to the welfare needs of their particular constituents.
|Title of host publication||A History of Socially Responsible Business, 1600-1950|
|Publisher||Palgrave Macmillan Ltd|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|