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Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights

YADAV, ANITA (2013) Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights. Challenging Strategies for Business Management .

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Abstract

Human Rights are "commonly understood those inalienable rights of human beings which inherent in them just because they are human beings”. Hence, it is obligation of the State to protect the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all without any discrimination. Generally it is understood that, state is the sole protector of the rights of the people, but in the advent of globalization, the role of corporate sector for social development cannot be undermined. Now with a new legislation The Companies Act, 2013, it is mandatory for profit making companies to spend amount on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Therefore, it is important at this juncture to have brief look the relationship between CSR and Human Rights. Hence, the proposed Paper will include following research questions: • Why should companies engage in Corporate Social Responsibility? • Whether it will create a better relationship with society and company? • What impact does it create on society in case of irresponsibility? • What do human rights connected with CSR?

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Publications > Publications by Faculty > Articles > Law
ID Code:6008
Deposited By:Knowledge Center Christ University
Deposited On:25 Mar 2014 19:56
Last Modified:29 Oct 2014 09:48

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