From Philanthropy to Strategic Partnership: 10 CSR Success Stories of India

June 9, 2024

Corporate Social Responsibility: The Indian Context The concept of social responsibility among Indian business leaders is not new. Historically, it has been evident in the form of dharamshalas, mosques, and temples. Until the late 20th century, the primary mission of business firms was economic. However, developments in the business environment, such as the shift from capital to knowledge and increased societal awareness, have led to heightened expectations from businesses. By 1950s, the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has evolved significantly, encompassing corporate social responsiveness, corporate social performance, and more. While originally rooted in management literature, CSR has grown to...

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