Reports
topics
CSR, History, Social Sector Policy
economies
Asia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand
languages
English
By
Lien Centre for Social Innovation, Singapore Management University
Released
2013

Contextualising CSR in Asia: Corporate Social Responsibility in Asian economies and the drivers that influence its practice

Lien Centre for Social Innovation, Singapore Management University

This report is a two-year inquiry into the practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in ten Asian economies. The ten economies covered are: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

CSR is gaining momentum in Asia as society’s expectations from businesses shift. This report draws on the historical notion of business responsibility and what drives CSR in Asia today, including cultural and societal norms and the role of government. Read it here.