Blerta Dragusha – University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”, Sheshi “Dugajt e Reja”, Albania

Jasmina Lugji – Health Care Centre, Nr. 4, Shkoder, Albania


Social responsibility;
Albanian banking system;


Abstract: Corporate social responsibility is a new concept in Eastern Eu­rope and particularly in Albania. Albania came out of the communist re­gime without any kind of heritage or experience in the field of conception and later in that of applying social policies. But after the ’90-s, the opening of Albania to free trade brought dramatic changes. These changes had their essential influences and on the field of social policies.

The paper will make a presentation of the actual level of corporate social responsibility undertaken by each bank operating in Albania. The authors have built some graphs according to the number of initiatives in achieving each of the targets for each Albanian bank by analyzing and addressing the following in more detail each bank. The paper will be closed with some con­clusions and recommendations.

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Dragusha, B., & Lugji, J. (2022). Corporate Social Responsibility in the Albanian Banking System. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 8. Conference Proceedings (pp. 101-108). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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