Social responsibility in the context of global challenges: the case of Ukraine
Description. The purpose of the article is to study social responsibility in the context of global challenges on the example of Ukraine. Methodology. The research methods are chosen based on the object, subject and purpose of the research. The study used general scientific and special methods of scientific knowledge. In particular, dialectical method reveals the essence and content of social responsibility. Comparative and legal method was used in the analysis of scientific categories, definitions and approaches. The method of systematic analysis was used to comprehensively summarize the features of social responsibility of a State, society and an individual. Using the normative-dogmatic method, the content of normative-legal acts, regulating the issue under consideration and scientific works of domestic and foreign scientists was analyzed. The legal modeling method was used to develop proposals for improving the regulatory framework governing the issue under consideration. As a result of the research it has been found that a new characteristic of social responsibility is its globalization, when the latter becomes planetary in scope and requires joint consolidated action by the international community. The authors of the article have proved that the deficit of responsibility, which causes a number of serious social negative consequences, which, in turn, lead to deepening of the total crisis. Practical implementation. It is stated that the current economic theory is already considered to be archaic and far from being the best indicator for assessing the efficiency of the government and the success of the economy. It is proved that in order to determine people’s quality of life, it is better to use the International Happy Planet Index, which more accurately characterizes social aspects of quality of life and social orientation of economic growth. Value / Originality. It is concluded that the formation of responsible society in Ukraine is possible only if there will be the availability of social responsibility of all subjects of social interaction. In this context, social responsibility of the State is of particular importance as a prerequisite for ensuring sustainable development based on the reconciliation of the interests of the state, the individual, society and business.
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