Mapping the Intellectual Structure Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Market: A Scientometric analysis from 1984 to 2021

Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice,2023,13,1,xx-xx.
Published:February 2023
Type:Research Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Ibrahim Sameer*,1, Walid Simmou2, Mohamed Ibrahim3

1Maldives Media Council, Male' city, MALDIVES.

2Laboratory of Applied Studies and Research in Economic Sciences, Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences, IBN Zohr University, Agadir, MOROCCO.

3Maldives Broadcasting Commission, Male' city, MALDIVES.


This study used scientometrics to map CSR/EM knowledge, including yearly publications, most cited nations, journals, institutions, significant themes, and developing trends. We used Scopus data to retrieved on August 1, 2021. The search term was "CSR/EM" in the title, abstract, and author's keywords. This analysis used VOSviewer. We found that Journal of Cleaner Production was the top productive and influential journal in a study of 1,974 publications on CSR/EM. The American University of Beirut and the University of Derby are the prolific institutions. The United Kingdom is the most productive country, and the most commonly used terms include emerging economy, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. The circular economy, financial performance, sustainable development objectives, and entrepreneurship are possible feasible research themes. The amount of CSR/EM publications related to business is quite large and continues to grow at a fast rate. According to the keyword analysis, CSR/EM has had a major impact on all developing economies.

Distribution of CSR/EM articles based on subject area.