Social Responsibility

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Social Responsibility

  1. 1. What is Social Responsibility (SR)..? • Social responsibility is an ethical ideology or theory that an entity- organization or individual, has an obligation, to act, to benefit society at large. • To maintain a balance between the economy and the ecosystem. • 2 ways • Active & • Passive • There are criticisms.
  2. 2. Characteristics of SR • • • • • • • • Honesty Integrity Loving Caring Giving Unselfishness Responsibility Accountability
  3. 3. Unselfish love and help
  4. 4. Individual Social Responsibility (ISR) • One’s own responsibility. • Learned from culture, society, family, etc. … • By donating, reducing consumption of resources, etc.
  5. 5. Student Social Responsibility (SSR) • Starts from studentship. • Based on individual ethics learned from schools, teachers, friends, culture, society, family. • Trained from the social activities conducted in schools.
  6. 6. Political Responsibility
  7. 7. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  8. 8. CSR…???
  9. 9. CSR…??? • Also called corporate conscience, corporate citizenship, social performance, sustainable responsible business or Responsible Business. • CSR is a process with the aim to embrace responsibility for the company's actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers,employees,communities,stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere. • A more common approach of CSR is philanthropy. This includes monetary donations and aid given to local organizations and impoverished communities in developing countries.
  10. 10. Some Real time happenings due to CSR Ford has engaged in a no.of CSR activities around the globe in helping and serving various groups and culture of people. •Field trips •Medical facilities for the required
  11. 11. Bhat Biotech, Chennai Helping children in studies Providing scholarships Neozene, Bangalore Conducting vacation classes for children Awareness on various diseases
  12. 12. Motives • Each Company carries on CSR activities with various motives. Philanthropic To raise their reputation with the public or with government. To distract the public from shooting ethical questions posed by their core operations. Eg.: McDonald’s.
  13. 13. Framework
  14. 14. Importance of CSR
  15. 15. Non-Governmental Organisations • Philanthropism to non-governmental nonprofitable organisations charitable trusts like • CRY- Child Rights and You, • Save the Children • Pratham • CSR promotes NGOs.
  16. 16. Poor people benefited by Charitable Trusts
  17. 17. Animal Cruelty • Due to the theory called ‘Profit Maximisation’. • Food chains involved. • Indirectly affecting humans.
  18. 18. References • socialresponsibility.biz/ • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corporate_social_respo nsibility

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