The New Challenges of Corporate Social Responsibility: Sustainable Economic Development and Cultural Districts | Pages 477-493 | PDF

Eduardo Zampella, Dr. iur., Professor
University of Napoli Federico II, Italy

Keywords: corporate social responsibility, sustainable economic development, cultural districts, enhancement of small villages

Starting from the principles of corporate social responsibility and those, including recent ones, of cultural heritage, the purpose of this study is to illustrate the possibilities of intervention in the sector of cultural districts in order to enhance them, improve the environment in which they are established and the quality of life of those who reside there, increase job opportunities and the economic development of the area. The article also contains a reference to the Italian and EU regulatory context, with the recent introduction of the concept of Cultural and Creative Enterprise in 2018.