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Corporate Social Responsibilities Practices in the Government Owned Banking Sector in Bangladesh: A Case Study on Agrani Bank Limited
International Journal of Finance and Banking Research
Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2015, Pages: 37-43
Received: Nov. 14, 2015; Accepted: Dec. 26, 2015; Published: Jan. 4, 2016
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Md. Rezaul Karim Miajee, Department of Business Administration, the Millennium University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Agrani Bank Limited (ABL) is the largest government commercial bank in Bangladesh addresses social concerns that threaten the structure of society and redress social conditions that adversely affect the well-being of people and society of Bangladesh. Banking industry in Bangladesh is now a day very prospective and competitive. To give a competitive edge, CSR is a very strong and helpful tool for any bank. In this research paper shows that ABL is one of the most successful banks in Bangladesh and still growing having enough prospects. Other player in the banking industry should take a part in this field to gain certain competitive edge. Today, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goes far beyond the old philanthropy of the past donating money to good causes at the end of the financial year and is instead an all year round responsibility that companies accept for the environment around them, for the best working practices, for their engagement in their local communities and for their recognition that brand names depend not only quality, price and uniqueness but on how they interact with companies workforce, community and environment. ABL practices thus encompass the professional activities of helping individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities to enhance or restore their capacity for optimal social functioning and of creating societal conditions favorable to this goal.
Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Responsiveness, Government Banks
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Md. Rezaul Karim Miajee, Corporate Social Responsibilities Practices in the Government Owned Banking Sector in Bangladesh: A Case Study on Agrani Bank Limited, International Journal of Finance and Banking Research. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2015, pp. 37-43. doi: 10.11648/j.ijfbr.20150102.14
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