Sensitive industries produce better ESG performance: Evidence from emerging markets

@inproceedings{Garcia2017SensitiveIP,
  title={Sensitive industries produce better ESG performance: Evidence from emerging markets},
  author={Alexandre Sanches Garcia and Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva and Renato J. Orsato},
  year={2017}
}
Abstract Given the rising interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) globally, this paper investigates whether the financial profile of a firm is associated with superior environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance, considering firms from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the so-called BRICS countries) with the aim of addressing a gap in relevant research. The study entails an analysis of ESG performance in sensitive industries (i.e., those subject to systematic… CONTINUE READING
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