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Globalization and corporate social responsibility: perspectives from South Asia

Monowar Mahmood and Shaista E. Khilji

Abstract:

South Asian organizations are gradually adopting CSR activities that focus on philanthropic and moral obligations. In particular, regulatory pressures have served as a major influence in helping them conform to basic global standards. Several industry associations are also playing a proactive role in creating awareness for CSR practices among their member organizations. At the same time, there are noteworthy examples of effective CSR practices that have been voluntarily put in place by larger organizations without regulatory pressures. We offer a wide range of such practices from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and ...

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