Conference Papers

The Limits of Multi-Stakeholder Governance Forums: The Crisis of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)










Abstract: Multi-stakeholder governance forums have become a vital part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs. In this article we explore the political dynamics of multi-stakeholder governance forums. To do this we draw on an in-depth case study based on secondary sources of an exemplary multi-stakeholder governance forum–the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

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