Homage Educational Publishers (Pvt.) Limited is only publishing company of Pakistan who has given the priority to corporate social responsibility (CSR). The CSR is also called corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship,
and responsible business and it is not only a concept but also a belief of the organizations who are considering the interest and social development of society by taking responsibility for their wellbeing. It also impacts upon
company reputation, credibility.
Homage Educational Publishers (Pvt.) Limited is believing that company operate ethical and sustainable way and deals with its environmental and social impacts to give due importance to human well-being. Homage Educational Publishers (Pvt.) Limited also believes that through CSR initiatives can make homage even more recognized brand among schools’ management, customers, students, parents and society. This initiative will help us to increase sales and customer loyalty, save greater ability to attract talent and retain staff and organizational growth.
We need a purposefully initiated CSR because it benefits the community around us! Socially responsible firms and corporations carry out social projects. There are four types of Corporate Social Responsibility which are
environmental sustainability initiatives, direct philanthropic giving, ethical business practices and economic responsibility. With the reference to types of CSR, initially, Homage Educational Publishers (Pvt.) Limited is focusing direct philanthropic.
Friedman in his book Capitalism and Freedom argued that “there is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the
rules of the game”. The corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a primary role of educational publishers to do many activities.
Education and skill development are two broad areas specified in the Act for eligible CSR activities. In Pakistan, the current facts and figures about CSR activities on education reflect very little strategic thinking and innovation.
Similarly, in Pakistan, with a goal of ‘inclusive growth and equitable development’, CSR is conceived as an instrument for integrating social, environmental and human development concerns in the entire value chain of corporate business.
Education and skill development are two broad areas specified. The educational activities include promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocational and technical skills especially among children, youth and girls.
Homage Educational Publishers (Pvt.) Limited work for awarding need based scholarships for ECE and Primary level students who are studying in schools who customers of the company. If parents are unable to purchase their books and paying schools fee and related expenses homage will offer scholarship for deserving schools after collecting database.