Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm’s Performance: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan
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CSR
Random Effect model
organizational performance
sustainability

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Kazi, S. G. N., & Arif, K. (2020). Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm’s Performance: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan . Journal of Management Info, 6(4), 8-14. https://doi.org/10.31580/jmi.v6i4.1149

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The objective of the study is to examine the impact of CSR activities by the organization on their financial performance. This study employs a quantitative and deductive approach. This research has been carried out with the secondary data which has been taken from the CSR reports of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) and the annual reports of the listed companies of Pakistan Stock Exchange. In addition to that, the annual reports or sustainability reports of some companies have also been used to collect information about their CSR performance. The sample panel of this study consists of 55 companies having available data for at least a period of 3 years (2014-2016), hence consisting the data of 165 firm years. Random effect linear regression has been run for the two dependent variables for the measure of financial performance. The results indicated that CSR activities in education, community development, health, and infrastructure have a significant impact on organizational performance. The implications and recommendations were also made from the results.

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