Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Apparel Industry: An Exploration of Indian Manufacturers’ Perceptions

dc.contributor.author Gupta, Megha
dc.contributor.author Hodges, Nancy
dc.date 2018-10-21T14:24:26.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:30:14Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:30:14Z
dc.date.issued 2013-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>In last few decades, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has marked its importance in scholarly research as evidenced by an increasing number of articles and journals dedicated to the topic (Dirnbach, 2008). This increase in popularity is in part the result of globalization and international trade (Jamali & Mirshak, 2006), as the era of globalization has meant that many apparel retailers do not own production factories, but have divested their manufacturing in favor of outsourced production. Availability of inexpensive labor and low production costs make developing countries attractive outsourcing locations. For this reason, India is emerging as one of the major players in the global apparel supply chain (Krishnamoorthy, 2006). The Indian textile and apparel manufacturing sector employs roughly 45 million people, making it the second largest provider of jobs in India after agriculture, and accounts for nearly 11% of the country’s total exports (Ministry of Textiles, 2012).</p>
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dc.relation.ispartofseries International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Business
dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.keywords Corporate social responsibility
dc.subject.keywords Indian manufacturers
dc.subject.keywords apparel industry
dc.title Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Apparel Industry: An Exploration of Indian Manufacturers’ Perceptions
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