Journal of Business & Economic Policy

ISSN 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jbep

Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility: Differences and Points in Common
Andrea Carolina Silva NiƱo

The recent global crisis has left evidence in social problems that limit the sustainable human development. Also the link between enterprises and society, allows us to analyze that there are many things to be done to mitigate these effects of the current economic model in favor of improving the quality of life society. There are two alternate paths, that aim at the same ultimate goal, one is the Social Entrepreneurship which is intended to meet common needs resulting of the economic system and Corporate Social Responsibility, which it is the result of company ethical reflection based on interdependence and reciprocity of it to society, both paths are closely related to the creation of sustainable social value, but do not get in the same way, so it requires both. In this review the differences and similarities are described since the understanding of these depends on the value and ownership of such actions.

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