Honors College Theses

Publication Date



International Studies (B.A.)

Document Type and Release Option

Thesis (restricted to Georgia Southern)

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Matthew Flynn


This research seeks to analyze how corporate social responsibility (CSR) provides tools and skills for corporations in effort to improve their human rights practices with the goal of creating better outcomes. By conducting an analysis on France and using previous cases of CSR strategies conducted by the organization CSR Europe and delving into the role the European Parliament and French government has played in CSR, this research aims to expand the understanding of the efficacy of the effect CSR driven policies has in corporations and societies alike. This paper seeks to discover if the implementation of CSR policies result in positive observable outcomes European region, namely France.