Title: Corporate social responsibility of Canara Bank – a systematic status review

Authors: R.V. Naveenan; T. Jarin; S.R. Boselin Prabhu

Addresses: School of Commerce and Management, Dayananda Sagar University, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka, India ' Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Jyothi Engineering College, Thrissur, India ' Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Surya Engineering College, Mettukadai, India

Abstract: Critiques claim that the very concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an agenda of the North, which has a narrow focus. Organisations devise a special system to undertake socially responsible activities and report the same. Such organisations are equally supported by banks that are considered to be one of the pillars of the society. Banks have a key role to perform, not only financially but also socially. As a part of society, they contribute to the society through its CSR activities. Thus, banks were observed to be involved in numerous social responsibility activities for the development of society. This study aims at analysing the trends in CSR activities of Canara Bank. This helps us to understand various contributions made by Canara Bank for various social improvement activities. The study is conducted to understand and analyse the various CSR activities accomplished by the bank.

Keywords: India; commercial banks; corporate social responsibility; CSR; community welfare; public sector banks.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIS.2022.124934

International Journal of Business Information Systems, 2022 Vol.40 No.3, pp.376 - 398

Received: 30 Jul 2019
Accepted: 23 Dec 2019

Published online: 17 Aug 2022 *

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