Eduardo Ortas

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This paper aims to investigate companies’ environmental, social, governance (ESG), and financial implications of their commitment to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). The focus is placed on companies operating in the three countries with the highest number of UNGC participants: Spain, France, and Japan. The results clearly reveal that adoption of(More)
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to evaluate the significance of the link between corporate environmental and financial performance in order to show managers how an adequate management of environmental factors could contribute to the financial success of the firm. Design/methodology/approach – The paper analyses the environmental and financial performance(More)
This paper investigates the influence of organizations’ board independence on corporate social performance (CSP) using a meta-analytic approach. A sample of 87 published papers is used to identify a set of underlying moderating effects in that relationship. Specifically, differences in the system of corporate governance, CSP measurement models and market(More)
The goal of this paper is to measure the financial performance of 21 primary Clean Techs (CT) equity indexes, covering the primary energy markets worldwide. We use a modified state-space market model to recursively estimate the risk/return performance of each index, and two market benchmarks are considered, thus providing a more accurate picture of the(More)
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