A Study on the Corporate Social Responsibility Execution for Sustainable Development of Regional Community: In Case of POSCO Gwangyang Works.

지역사회의 지속가능발전을 위한 기업의 사회적 책임 수행 연구 : POSCO 광양제철소를 사례로

  • 이상석 (순천대학교 사범대학 사회교육과) ;
  • 김종성 (한려대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Published : 2007.12.31


The purpose of this study is to investigate the logical bases and the real situation of the CSR(corporate social responsibility) execution in the context of local governance. Basically, some management necessities to establish a strategic relationship between a firm and its regional community, is the main reason of CSR execution in the region or in general. Although some costs in forms of money or manpower or resources, should be paid to execute the CSR in a short term, there are so many advantages resulting from it in terms of long time periods. Corporate social responsibility seeks to induce a sustainable harmony or interdependent relationship between the firm and its regional community. In case of POSCO Gwangyang works, so much various forms of community contributions are promoted as a part of CSR executions from the passive reaction for civil petitions to the good corporate citizenship activities. In spite of such an active CSR execution in Gwangyang works, there seems to be required that another way within the works should be explored in order to make it much more effective. Optimal distribution of various resources which are called out for the CSR, is one of the key factors that can affect the strategic result of CSR.