Finance and Society:: On the Foundations of Corporate Social Responsibility (Revised version of CentER DP 2013-071)

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Liang, H. ; Renneboog, L.D.R. (2014)
  • Publisher: CentER, Center for Economic Research
  • Subject: Corporate social responsibility; sustainability; legal origins; stakeholder orientation
    • jel: jel:G30 | jel:O57 | jel:K22 | jel:M14 | jel:O10

We investigate the fundamental determinants and value implications of corporate social responsibility (CSR) around the world. We contrast three broad views on CSR: (1) it is a response to government failure; (2) it reflects individual and societal preferences; (3) it is... View more
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