Corporate Social Responsibility: A Study of CSR Practices in Indian Industry takes a close look at the CSR scenario in India. While throwing light on the various issues faced by companies and their stakeholders during the implementation of CSR, it also offers strategies and recommendations for improved synergy among the stakeholders and a more effective CSR. The book is based on the authors' primary research study and is illustrated with various company examples and primary surveys on how CSR implementation varies from organization to organization, including family-based firms, public sector enterprises, multinational corporations and professional enterprises. Sectoral differences in CSR implementation have also been covered, as well as the important issue of CSR reporting practices. With CSR and sustainability as emerging domains, the book will prove to be invaluable for researchers, academicians, students, practitioners and public policy makers.
1. Business and Society in India—An Overview, 2. Role of Public Policy in Promoting CSR and Sustainability, 3. Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility—A Survey of Literature, 4. Corporate Social Responsibility—A Global View, 5. Role of NGOs in Promoting CSR, 6. CSR in Public Enterprises, 7. Family Firms and Corporate Social Responsibility, 8. CSR in the Banking Industry, 9. CSR in Multinational Companies, 10. Sectoral Differences in CSR and Sustainability, 11. Corporate Social and Environmental Reporting, 12. Data Analysis and Results, 13. Critical Issues in Implementation, 14. Conclusions and Recommendations
• Takes a close look at the existing CSR scenario in India.
• Covers the private and public sectors, as well as family firms, MNCs and the banking industry.
• Detailed discussion on the role of NGOs.
• Also covers corporate social and environmental reporting.
• Focuses on sectoral differences in CSR and sustainability.
• Provides detailed data analysis.