AN AWARENESS LEVEL FROM CSR ACTIVITIES AMONG SELECTED MARINE COMPANIES

Ismila Che Ishak, Muhammad Zukiman Mat Yaakub, Shaiful Bakri Ismail, Maziah Mohd Ali, Muhammad Abdul Mun'aim Mohd Idrus

Abstract


Abstract 

 

CSR is identified as a responsibility beyond the requirements of national law regarding questions on human rights, environmental, and social rights (Holmgren, 2010). CSR consist of seven principles such as accountability, transparency, ethical behavior, and respect with stakeholders, the rule of law, the international norms of behavior and human rights (Matthew, 2010). The objectives of this research are to discover on awareness of CSR activities among selected marine companies located in Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia. 65 respondents from private companies, government link and others such as in ship building, construction, maintenance and repair, ship marine fabrication and oil and gas industries and others related to marine companies was participated. The summary of the results shows, all of the respondents are aware on the CSR activities conducted at their respective companies, 100% of respondents are aware with CSR activities, In addition, 76.9% are aware on CSR activities which is aligned with national goal development and 95.4% are aware CSR activities is important  towards shaping the ethical behavior among employees. Unfortunately, only 15.4% respondents’ feedback their companies have participated in CSR activities due to financial constraints and lack of support granted from related communities.

 

Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility, Marine Companies, Awareness

 


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