Journal of Economics and Social Sciences
Электронный научный журнал

Экономические науки
Corporate Social Responsibility in Kazakhstan: challenges and prospects
Mikhaylova O.V. 2, Chmykhalo A.Y. 3, Shefer Y.O. 1

1. Tomsk Polytechnic University
2. Tomsk Polytechnic University
3. Tomsk Polytechic University


The article discusses the main principles and forms of corporate social responsibility and the level of their effective introduction in countries with economies in transition, particularly in the Republic of Kazakhstan, on the example of Karaganda Structural Steel Plant Imstalcon. There is a comparative overview of the development of the perception of corporate social responsibility in developed countries and countries with economies in transition. The focus of the study is at identifying the current obstacles for and prospects of CSR development in Kazakhstan, as well as examining the level of CSR awareness in the business environment in Kazakhstan. The correlation between CSR activities of companies and their financial performance is provided. The article highlights the key business benefits brought about through implementing social practices

Keywords: corporate social responsibility, business ethics, social security, environmental safety, economic performance, occupational health

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