Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is known in Portugal as Responsabilidade Social Empresarial (RSE). Portugal, on Europe's west coast, has an area of 93,033 km2. In 2008 the resident population was 10.6 million. As of 2010 the economic active population is 5.6 million, of which 2.6 million are women (46% of the total). The average monthly earning (2006) was EUR933, and the dominant religion is Catholicism (94%).
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.