Corporate Social Responsibility in India
The Conference Board Director Notes No. DN-V6N14 (August 2014)
17 Pages Posted: 2 Nov 2014
Date Written: October 31, 2014
In an era of financial crises, widening income disparities, and environmental and other calamities linked to some corporations, calls around the world for greater corporate social responsibility (CSR) are increasing rapidly. Unlike the United States and other major players in the global arena, which have largely emphasized voluntary approaches to the adoption and spread of CSR, India has chosen to pursue a mandatory CSR approach. This report discusses India’s emerging CSR regime and its potential strengths and weaknesses.
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