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The following sentences are discussing the social responsibility of corporations and can you please explain what the red parts mean exactly? Thanks a lot in advance.
1. Because of bad laws, good people in corporatoins make decisions that cause their institutions to engage in antisocial or selfish behaviour. Legislatures pass laws to control that behavior, but they are merely treating the symptoms of a problem while ignoring the underlying cause ( what is the exact meaning of cause here?) itself.( Also, what does itself indicate?)
2.People understand doing well and doing good are mutually exclusive.
3.We cannot afford to wait decades to deal with climate changes and other serious threats while corporations come around voluntarily.