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Feb 19, 2013

Business Model: Corporate Social Responsibility

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the best business model for success in the mixed economies like India. The role of corporate is not only to earn profit but also to serve the society through its self regulated –corporate social responsibility. It has been part of business over many decades.

The contribution through the CSR could bring many changes in the society, and could prove bliss for the poor people. The high rise buildings, highly skilled staff, and corporate cultures too think about the society, it is not that they have been only earning profit.

There are many multi-national companies run major CSR programs and have been successful too in their bid for the improvement in the society and addressing social evil.

No the article is not aimed to praise the corporate but to encourage their active participation in CSR. For a better society, there is need of better business model and success stories.

These are possible if the companies would be social accountable towards the development of the society. Many do follow the CSR as the best business model, why not, if you want to do business in a society and the company or business not a part of the society itself.

The social, cultural activities from a corporate would have positive impact on its human resources, that those are associated with the policies would consider their significance and role in the development.

The CSR is not only applicable for the external affairs in terms of development, but this will help to have a conducing and strong work environment inside too.

Here are the some of the major companies started the CRS:


Renault has long been aware of its own social responsibility to its employees, its customers and the planet, and has actively taken this responsibility for many years. The creation of the Corporate Social Responsibility Department (DRSE) in May 2009 represents the continuation of this policy.

Indian Oil

At Indian Oil, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been the cornerstone of success right from inception in the year 1964. The Corporation’s objectives in this key performance area are enshrined in its Mission statement: "…to help enrich the quality of life of the community and preserve ecological balance and heritage through a strong environment conscience.


At Cognizant, we know that we cannot prepare any business — our clients’ or our own — for the future of work without also considering the future of our society and our planet. It is our responsibility to apply our collective knowledge, talent and energies to the challenges we all face in our workplace, our communities and our environment.


Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at MphasiS strives to build bridges between: the company and the communities we live in; our employees and social issues and our skills and society's needs

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

BPCL mentioned “We are a Model Corporate Entity with Social Responsibility. Build a Powerful Partnership with Society for ‘Sustainable Development’”

Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is committed towards prevention of pollution and continual improvement in environmental performance by controlling the impact of activities, products and services on the Environment.

There are many companies, corporate and industries having best CSR policies in practice for the development of the society. And they have been contributing much more in form of taxes also. CSR has been the best business model to follow.


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