Civil society organizations (CSOs) are crucial stakeholders in any corporate responsibility initiative. The importance of civil society has only become more amplified over the past decade with the process of globalization, expansion of democratic governance, media and economic integration. CSOs not only express the interests and values of their members, but also deliver social services and act as a complement to government action, especially in regions where government presence is weak. Read more in this section about the role of CSOs in any development or corporate responsibility program.
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