The Corporate Social-Financial Performance Relationship

  title={The Corporate Social-Financial Performance Relationship},
  author={Lee E. Preston and Douglas P. O'Bannon},
  journal={Business \& Society},
  pages={419 - 429}
This research note analyzes the relationship between indicators of corporate social and financial performance within a comprehensive theoretical framework. The results, based on data for 67 large U.S. corporations for 1982-1992, reveal no significant negative social-financial performance relationships and strong positive correlations in both contemporaneous and lead-lag formulations. 
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