The International Journal of Social Responsibility 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 that address the link between different disciplines and implications for societal, organizational, or individual behavior are especially encouraged.
IJSR's goal is to develop sound academic concepts as well as empirical data with the idea of creating value for business and society at the same time. The focus of the journal is on research and practical advice for the development of tools, practical case studies, and an assessment of the relative strengths and weaknesses of different approaches.

The scope of the journal includes but not limited to:

  • Accountability and accounting
  • Best practices and business case for corporate social responsibility
  • Building social responsibility
  • Business Ethics
  • Clean production and sustainable product design and development
  • Consumption and its consequences
  • Social responsibility in the banking industry and financial institutions
  • Social responsibility Marketing
  • Ecology and environment
  • Economics of social responsibility
  • Economy and finance
  • Energy Economics
  • Environment Ethics
  • Ethics and morality
  • Gender and Business Environment
  • Globalization and disintermediation
  • Green supply chain analysis and social responsibility in global supply chains
  • Integrating ethics and social responsibility in marketing strategies
  • Leadership, creativity, and social responsibility
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Social responsibility in public service organizations and NGOs
  • Socially responsible investment (SRI)
  • Stakeholder interactions
  • Strategic human resources management and social responsibility
  • Transparency and disclosure