Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Strategy
To date, the 'business case' for pursuing corporate social responsibility (CSR) and integrating it within firms'
strategy, is drawing on evidence about a positive impact that CSR has on corporate financial performance (CFP); which
comes mainly from leading western economies. This research sought to extend the validity of the said business case, to apply
to other economy and cultural setting, by investigating the CSR-CFP relationship in the business environment in Israel. The
research concluded that the business case for advancing CSR as part of business strategy can be extended beyond the leading
Keywords - Corporate Social Responsibility, Financial Performance, Business Strategy, Stakeholders; Business Case