Poverty Alleviation: A Corporate Issue

Harjyot Kaur, Manjit Kaur


There is large number of societal issues which requires the attention of business houses to solve these issues. Issue of poverty is one of these issues which require the attention of corporate sector. Poverty alleviation or reduction is a big challenge now a days around the world. For some people poverty is a microeconomic issue. For others it is a issue at macro level and associated with MNC’s. In this article, it is defined that what is poverty, and what should be the role of the business houses for the alleviation of the poverty. There are various approaches which are used by the business houses towards the issue of the poverty alleviation and links are established among various aspects of issue of poverty.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.23956/ijermt.v6i6.267


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