Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility in India: Opportunities,Constraints, and the Road Ahead
41 Pages Posted: 19 Dec 2018
Date Written: December 1, 2018
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) endeavors have been made mandatory for certain firms in India through the Companies Act, 2013. In this paper, we focus on the nuances of this Act as it relates to CSR and discuss possible strategic implications for the Indian firms. To this end, we analyze strategic opportunities associated with mandatory CSR and identify potential challenges. Our in-depth analysis also explores avenues for future scholarly research in this area.
Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility, India, Companies Act 2013, Mandatory CSR, Involuntary CSR, CSR capabilities, CSR Reputation
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