Volume 4, 2009
A Survey of International Corporate Responsibility
Aigul Maidyrova, Baurzhan Esengeldi, Aidana Sariyeva
Social Responsibility of Business in Kazakhstan
This article studies the possibility of forming social policy, and in particular policies for social security, through the participation of domestic business. By taking on social responsibility, business can eventually, of own its own accord, offer the state and society its assistance in dealing with social problems. In Kazakhstan, a major part of business people see their responsibility as many-sided, consisting of duties to employees, consumers, business partners, the local community, and the country as a whole. They acknowledge responsibility along three dimensions: financial, ecological, and social.