Corporate Social Responsibility and Indian Law

4 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2012

Date Written: March 12, 2012


Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the responsibility recognized by the companies for acting in socially responsible manner. There is no single universally accepted definition of corporate social responsibility, it has generally come to mean business decision making linked to ethical values, legal compliance, and respect for people, community, and environment. This paper also explains the broad idea of corporate social responsibility in the light of landmark Indian judgments.

Keywords: corporate social responsibility, India, case Law

JEL Classification: M14, G3, G34, K00, K19, K22, K29

Suggested Citation

Sukhramani, Pulkit, Corporate Social Responsibility and Indian Law (March 12, 2012). Available at SSRN: or

Pulkit Sukhramani (Contact Author)

The Law Point ( email )

Tulsiani Chambers
Free Press Journal Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, MA Maharashtra 400051

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