Assessing The Role Of Corporate Social Responsibility In Creating Competitive Advantage


  • Amir Ali Department of Management and Social Sciences of university of Lahore Author


In today's dynamic business environment, the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has gained significant traction as companies increasingly recognize its potential to drive competitive advantage. This study delves into the multifaceted relationship between CSR initiatives and competitive advantage within organizations. Through a comprehensive literature review and empirical analysis, this research evaluates the mechanisms through which CSR practices contribute to enhancing a firm's competitive position. Furthermore, it examines the various dimensions of CSR, including environmental sustainability, ethical business practices, and community engagement, and their impact on different aspects of competitiveness such as brand perception, customer loyalty, employee morale, and financial performance. The findings reveal that effective integration of CSR into business strategies can not only bolster brand reputation and stakeholder trust but also lead to tangible competitive advantages, including cost savings, enhanced innovation, and access to new markets. Moreover, this study highlights the importance of strategic alignment between CSR initiatives and organizational goals, as well as the significance of transparent communication and stakeholder engagement in realizing the full potential of CSR as a source of competitive advantage. Overall, this research contributes to a deeper understanding of the strategic implications of CSR.




How to Cite

Assessing The Role Of Corporate Social Responsibility In Creating Competitive Advantage. (2023). Competitive Research Journal Archive, 1(02), 202-214.