Md. Tota Miah, Kumar Biswazit Saha, Rejaul Karim
Department of Business Administration, Varendra University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
(N.B. This article was published in 2019 in the open-access library journal)
This paper aims at exploring how a sharia-based financial institution like IBBL performs corporate social responsibilities in Bangladesh in contrast with conventional banking systems. In the era of globalization, to meet the subsequent monetary crisis, IBBL addresses the social and monetary concerns by undertaking programs along with humanitarian & catastrophe relief, education, health, sport, arts & culture to benefit society. The study reveals a total of 3528 million Taka as CSR expenses by means of examining IBBL five years’ annual reports (2013-2017), which addresses the absolute best growth rate in the area of humanitarian (47%), education (29%) and health issues (12%) respectively. It yields sluggish growth in other sectors, where further investment is pretty recommended for the social welfare of the underprivileged region. By doing this paper, researchers have also suggested some inevitable measures so that the pinnacle administration and the government take an ideal guideline to ensure the sustainable development of the country as a whole.
CSR, Social Welfare, Growth Rate, Sustainable, IBBL
Miah, Md.T., Saha, K.B. and Karim, R. (2019) The Role of Private Commercial Bank in Corporate Social Responsibility with Reference to Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited. Open Access Library Journal, 6: e5422.