Rajiv Maher's research specializes in the impacts of Corporate Social Responsibility practices since 2007 and more recently also in Human Rights and Business. As a consultant, he has experience in the IFC (investment bank for the World Bank's private sector). Within the extractive industry, he has experience working in the field in mining communities in Chile, Brazil, and Peru, and also in other natural resource sectors in the same countries, in addition to Guatemala. Through academic research, Maher attempts to empirically assess the impact and effectiveness of social responsibility practices and strategies in Latin America in diverse communities. He has published several articles (both academic and non-academic) on this subject.
Best International Business Paper, Critical Management Studies division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting- 2021.