Corporate Social and Financial Performance: A Meta-Analysis

  title={Corporate Social and Financial Performance: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Marc Orlitzky and Frank L. Schmidt and Sara L. Rynes},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={403 - 441}
Most theorizing on the relationship between corporate social/environmental performance (CSP) and corporate financial performance (CFP) assumes that the current evidence is too fractured or too variable to draw any generalizable conclusions. With this integrative, quantitative study, we intend to show that the mainstream claim that we have little generalizable knowledge about CSP and CFP is built on shaky grounds. Providing a methodologically more rigorous review than previous efforts, we… 

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