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Social Responsibility Journal

Social Responsibility Journal

ISSN: 1747-1117

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2020: 3.5
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 3.2 (Updated Monthly)

Social Responsibility Research Network.Editorial objectives and criteria

The Social Responsibility Journal, the official journal of the Social Responsibility Research Network, is interdisciplinary in its scope and encourages submissions from any discipline or any part of the world which addresses any element of the journal's aims. The journal encompasses the full range of theoretical, methodological and substantive debates in the area of social responsibility. Contributions which address the link between different disciplines and / or implications for societal, organisational or individual behavior are especially encouraged.  

The journal publishes theoretical and empirical papers, speculative essays and review articles. The journal also publishes special themed issues under the guidance of a guest editor.  


  • Accountability and accounting
  • Issues concerning sustainability
  • Economy and finance
  • Governance
  • Stakeholder interactions
  • Ecology and environment
  • Corporate activity and behaviour
  • Ethics and morality
  • Governmental and trans-governmental regulation
  • Globalisation and  disintermediation
  • Individuals and corporate citizenship
  • Transparency and disclosure
  • Consumption and its consequences
  • Corporate and other forms of organization

Social Responsibility Journal is indexed and abstracted in:

Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities, International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS) , RePEcEmerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)

and ranked by:

ABDC (Australia), Australian Research Council (ERA Journal List), BFI (Denmark), NSD (Norway), QUALIS (Brazil), The Publication Forum (Finland), AIDEA (Italy), Scopus

The Social Responsibility Research Network also publishes a book series with Emerald. For more details about the series Developments in Corporate Governance and Responsibility please click here.


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