Self-Reporting CSR Activities: When Your Company Harms, Do You Self-Disclose?

  title={Self-Reporting CSR Activities: When Your Company Harms, Do You Self-Disclose?},
  author={Zachary Johnson and Minoo Talebi Ashoori and Yun Jung Lee},
  journal={Corporate Reputation Review},
AbstractCompanies increasingly view corporate social responsibility (CSR) as an important dimension of corporate reputation. This is at least partly motivated by the understanding that a strong CSR reputation can enhance profits. This research examines how self-reporting of CSR activities links to corporations’ CSR reputation. Broadly, a company can opt to (a) voluntarily embrace self-reporting and describe its CSR policies and performance to stakeholders or (b) stay silent in this regard. We… 
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