Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Disaster Reduction: Local Overview of Gujarat.

Abstract

In the context of India, the corporate sector of Gujarat is perceived to be one of the most active players in the social development of the state.This study attempts to gain insights into the practice of 'corporate social responsibility' by the corporate sector during progressive disasters in the state of Gujarat. This local overview of CSR in Gujarat has six main sections: (1) An introduction, which sets out the study's purpose and methodology, and defines the key terms and concepts employed; (2) A survey of relevant background issues, principally the opportunities and challenges to CSR activities in Gujarat's development and disaster reduction areas; (3) A presentation and discussion of the evidence related to the practice of CSR for natural disaster reduction in Gujarat; (4) The main conclusions and recommendations arising from the research; (5) A list of documents cited in the main report; and (6) An appendix containing case studies of CSR and disaster reduction, supporting or adding the presentation and discussion.

Citation

DFID, London, UK, 72 pp.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Disaster Reduction: Local Overview of Gujarat.

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