International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 9, Part A (2016)
Poverty eradication through the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives: A case study on two selected banks in Bangladesh
Md. Kamrujjaman and Jakia Akter Nisa
This paper aims at studying the contribution of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) department of two selected banks; Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. (IBBL) and Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd. (DBBL) towards poverty eradication in Bangladesh. This paper also highlights the challenges of the CSR department in eradicating poverty in Bangladesh. Finally the study recommends some suggestions, strategic plans and programs to overcome those challenges in promoting economic development of the country. The methodologies used in this study are analytical and descriptive. The study finds that the CSR policy can be a significant tool to exterminate the poverty level in modern Bangladesh. The study recommends, however, their policies should be improved systematically and effectively since they are facing some challenges in this arena. This paper would be very useful for academicians, researchers, policy makers and others who have interest to study in and learn more about this noteworthy field of knowledge.
How to cite this article:
Md. Kamrujjaman and Jakia Akter Nisa. Poverty eradication through the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives: A case study on two selected banks in Bangladesh. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(9): 43-50.