Presenter: Leila Chirayath
Subject: Economic Development, Equality & Justice, Social Impact
Presented in: 2008
Socially responsible outsourcing involves shifting some of the $8B spent on outsourcing annually to economically and socially disadvantaged service provider firms in places like Sub-Saharan Africa and rural India. Some of the key questions this talk explores include: What is business process and IT outsourcing? What sorts of functions do organizations typically outsource? What does “socially responsible” mean in the context of outsourcing? How can outsourcing play a role in economic development?