The Environmental, Social, Governance, and Financial Performance Effects on Companies that Adopt the United Nations Global Compact

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Eduardo Ortas ; Igor Álvarez ; Ainhoa Garayar (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Sustainability, volume 7, issue 2 2, pages 1-25 (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su7021932
  • Subject: United Nations Global Compact | stakeholders | ethics | stakeholder theory | GE1-350 | behavior | social performance | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | business | RENEWABLE ENERGY, SUSTAINABILITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT | GEOGRAPHY, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT | responsability | discourse | sustainable development | United Nations Global Compact; environmental performance; social performance; stakeholders; sustainable development; stakeholder theory | TJ807-830 | management | MANAGEMENT, MONITORING, POLICY AND LAW | organization | self | Environmental sciences | environmental performance | Environmental effects of industries and plants | employees
    • jel: jel:Q2 | jel:Q3 | jel:Q0 | jel:Q | jel:Q5 | jel:Q56 | jel:O13

This paper aims to investigate companies' environmental, social, governance (ESG), and financial implications of their commitment to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). The focus is placed on companies operating in the three countries with the highest number of UN... View more
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