DOI :10.26650/B/SS49.2022.007.15   IUP :10.26650/B/SS49.2022.007.15    Full Text (PDF)

Corporate Volunteering and Social Responsibility Projects in the Private Sector

Hikmet Ceyhun Göcenoğlu

Corporate volunteering practices are essential to the private sector's social responsibility strategy and implementation. This chapter will discuss the private sector's entry into the volunteering ecosystem within the scope of corporate social responsibility projects. In this framework, the institutional and social reasons for corporate volunteering, the interest of the private sector, and the results from collaborations for both businesses and society will be evaluated. These topics will be followed by a section that presents how the private sector implements different models of volunteering practices. The last section will examine the obstacles and opportunities of the changing social, environmental, and economic climate challenging the private sector and corporate volunteers. This chapter focuses on corporate volunteering while highlighting opportunities to encourage and develop partnerships that could be established between non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and businesses.


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