corporate social responsibility
Companies Face Demand for Third-Party CSR Certifications
A host of stakeholders are looking for external verification of companies' claims about the success of their corporate social responsibility programs.
Investors Shun Companies That Play ‘Robin Hood’
Wall Street likes tax avoidance practices, and it likes corporate social responsibility. But it doesn't like companies that practice both, study finds.
Climate Change Reporting: A Catalyst for Change
As the effects of climate change become more prominent, they will become more and more visible in financial statements, says IASB's chair.
Top Issues for Boards Heading Into 2019
Board diversity, corporate culture, and sexual harassment will be among the key discussion topics for corporate directors next year.
Is Sustainability Fading from Board Agendas?
If news events in 2017 swayed directors to more highly value sustainability disclosures, the effect has apparently worn off in 2018, a study suggests.
Social Good and Business: The Winning Formula
Workplace giving and CSR programs help increase the emotional investment employees make in a company.
Cybersecurity Tops Boards’ 2018 To-Do Lists
Directors also will focus on corporate social responsibility, board composition, activist shareholders, and SEC enforcement, among other hot topics.
Socially Responsible Companies Pay Lower Taxes
A new study debunks the common notion that companies with high CSR ratings do not practice aggressive tax avoidance.
Shareholder Value and CSR: Friends or Foes?
How to practice corporate social responsibility while maintaining shareholder value and without sacrificing analytical rigor.