Côte d'Ivoire is a tropical country situated in West Africa, bordering the countries of Liberia, Ghana, Guinea, Burkina Faso and Mali. The official administrative capital is Yamoussoukro while its largest city and economic engine is Abidjan with about 4 million inhabitants. Côte d'Ivoire is an ethnically diverse country with over 70 native languages spoken. The population is around 21 million, with population growth estimated at 2.7% from 2005 to 2009 (IMF 2009).
The World Guide to CSR: A Country-by-Country Analysis of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility The World Guide to CSR is the first book to provide comparable national profiles that describe the evolution and practice of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (CSR) for 58 countries and 5 global regions. Each regional and national profile includes key information about the relevant CSR history, country-specific issues, trends, research and leading organisations. The purpose of the book is to give CSR professionals (including managers, consultants, academics and NGOs focusing on the social, environmental and ethical responsibilities of business) a quick reference guide to CSR in different regional and national contexts. This unique resource will be an essential acquisition for all organisations who need to benchmark their CSR strategies throughout different regions and cultures and want the best possible intelligence on the key issues and concerns relating to corporate social responsibility in all of the markets in which they operate.