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Does it pay to be different? An analysis of the relationship between corporate social and financial performance
This study explores the relationship between corporate social performance (CSP) and corporate financial performance (CFP) within the context of a specific component of CSP: corporate charitableExpand
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The contribution of corporate social responsibility to organizational commitment
This study investigates the relationship between organizational commitment and employee perceptions of corporate social responsibility (CSR) within a model that draws on social identity theory.Expand
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Voluntary Environmental Disclosures by Large UK Companies
This paper examines the patterns in voluntary environmental disclosures made by a sample of large UK companies. The analysis distinguishes between the decision to make a voluntary environmentalExpand
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Factors influencing the quality of corporate environmental disclosure
Many firms choose to communicate their environmental strategies through voluntary environmental disclosures. This paper examines patterns in the quality of voluntary environmental disclosures made byExpand
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Sustainable procurement in the public sector: an international comparative study
Purpose – Public bodies are being encouraged to procure sustainably, to reduce their social and environmental footprint and in order to stimulate sustainability in the private sector. However, littleExpand
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Corporate Social Performance and Stock Returns: UK Evidence from Disaggregate Measures
This study examines the relation between corporate social performance and stock returns in the UK. We closely evaluate the interactions between social and financial performance with a set ofExpand
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Corporate Reputation and Social Performance: The Importance of Fit
Utilizing data on a sample of large firms, we estimate a model of corporate reputation. We find reputation, derived from the assessments of managers and market analysts, to be determined by a firm'sExpand
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Institutional Theory: New Perspectives on Private Governance
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a pervasive topic in the business literature, but has largely neglected the role of institutions. This introductory article to the Special Issue ofExpand
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An Empirical Examination of Institutional Investor Preferences for Corporate Social Performance
This study investigates the pattern of institutional shareholding in the U.K. and its relationship with socially responsible behavior by companies within a sample of over 500 UK companies. WeExpand
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Corporate Reputation and Philanthropy: An Empirical Analysis
This paper analyzes the determinants of corporate reputation within a sample of large UK companies drawn from a diverse range of industries. We pay particular attention to the role that philanthropicExpand
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