In this first part, you will get a brief introduction into the context of a crisis (I.1) and why organizations are responsible – on a microlevel for their people, on an organizational level for their own sustainability and on a societal level as corporate citizen.
You will also get an idea about key terminology around Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability (I.2.) and learn about the current state of research in both areas, CSR (I.3.) and Sustainability studies (I.4.) to then better understand what role communication plays in both research fields.