Thursday, September 12, 2013

Does Social Responsibility Increase Financial Performance?

Does Social Responsibility Increase Financial Performance?: Companies approach CSR in many different ways. Some take a broad approach by making donations to a number of different causes, others tackle one specific problem (such as fuel emissions or poverty), still others integrate CSR into all aspects of their operations.

While companies that implement CSR undoubtedly help advance social goals, the impact on shareholder value is debatable. However, a closer look at CSR companies' performance gives investors hints as to whether CSR increases shareholder wealth or decreases it.

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