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Corporate Social Responsibility Performance Evaluation of Construction Organisations in Sri Lanka

Authors:

H.M.P.P. Somarathna ,

Sagacity Consultants (Pvt) Ltd, LK
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Francis Mathusha,

University of Moratuwa, LK
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Department of Building Economics
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H. Mallawarachchi

University of Moratuwa, LK
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Department of Building Economics
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Abstract

Through considering social and environmental factors in organisational activities, the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is broadly defined as ensuring organisational effectiveness. In the construction industry in Sri Lanka, organisations are very excited to take part in CSR initiatives for sustainable business growth. The current research tends to investigate CSR performance indicators of Construction organisations and develops a CSR performance evaluation framework for construction organisations.

A comprehensive literature review was executed identifying CSR performance indicators for the construction industry. Literature review found that, CSR holds that three main dimensions as economic responsibility, social responsibility and environmental responsibility. Correspondingly, in literature review identified CSR performance indicators of those CSR dimension. Then a quantitative approach using questionnaire survey is adopted to investigate the research phenomena. Subsequently, Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) technique used to determine relative performance scores of each CSR dimension and CSR performance indicators. Finally, a CSR performance evaluation framework was developed for construction organisations in Sri Lanka.

How to Cite: Somarathna, H.M.P.P., Mathusha, F. and Mallawarachchi, H., 2020. Corporate Social Responsibility Performance Evaluation of Construction Organisations in Sri Lanka. FARU Journal, 7, pp.20–27. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/faruj.v7i0.27
Published on 31 Dec 2020.
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