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Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society

Volume 10, 1999

Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting

Bryan W. Husted, M. Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda
Pages 23-34
DOI: 10.5840/iabsproc1999103

Social Justice and the Firm
Responses From Latin America

Inequity in the distribution of income has long been a serious problem in Latin America. This paper examines the responses of four Latin American firms to the issue of social justice. It concludes by arguing that to the extent that Latin American firms find ways to gain benefits from social action, it is more likely that they will participate in social justice programs.