Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management

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Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Abstract This work introduces a model for evaluating the quality of stakeholder engagement (SE) in the banking sector by applying content analysis to SE disclosure. Through this model, an SE score is calculated based on a combination of qualitative and quantitative variables by international standards and relevant literature. The results show ...Read more >>
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Fri, Feb 09, 2018
Abstract Stakeholder engagement is vital for corporate sustainability for various reasons from securing legitimacy to spurring innovation. While stakeholder engagement is well established in academic discourse, recent studies have examined the effects of customer segments on this engagement for corporate sustainability. Initial empirical analyses indicated that business-to-consumer companies are more frequently ...Read more >>
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Fri, Feb 09, 2018
Abstract Industrial firms' carbon management has been challenged by a multitude of pressures requiring measures and assessments. The present study proposes differential relationships between positive and negative pressures and firms' carbon management behaviour, as moderated by firm size. Employing a case study methodology with interviews in China, this research indicated that ...Read more >>
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Tue, Jan 30, 2018
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Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Abstract The purpose of this paper is to understand how the context in mining projects influences the corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy to earn a social licence to operate (SLO). This paper also presents a comparative case study analysis of four mining operations in Peru. This analysis was qualitative in nature ...Read more >>
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Abstract Integrated Reporting (IR) represents the most recent evolution of the corporate reporting movement. Despite the proposed benefits to stakeholders and the number of contributes aimed at identifying best practices in its adoption, IR is still scarcely diffused among companies and when it is adopted the framework is not fully implemented. ...Read more >>
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Abstract A firm's environmental technology portfolio comprises of a heterogeneous class of technologies, each with distinct economic and environmental implications. Having a portfolio with a proper mix of different technologies is critical in achieving economic and environmental goals. Using data on major United States' corporates, I identify five types of environmental ...Read more >>
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Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Abstract Reducing firm environmental burden is not easy. Thus, several studies have investigated the antecedents of good firm environmental performance; however, they provide contrasting results, focus on specific categories of antecedents, and often rely on subjective performance measures. This study overcomes these gaps by jointly considering the effects of different firm ...Read more >>
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Wed, Dec 27, 2017
Abstract Although several sustainability drivers have been recognized for different organizations, there has been limited research on analyzing which are considered to be the most important. A survey was sent to more than 1,502 organizations, of which 108 completed all the questions. The survey responses were analyzed using descriptive statistics, rankings ...Read more >>
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Tue, Dec 19, 2017
Abstract Most environmental problems are rooted in human behaviour, especially consumption. While not consuming is not an option, it would help if all consumption could be measured for environmental responsibility. This study conceptualizes and operationalizes environmentally responsible consumption (ERC), and develops a standardized scale for measuring the same. Depth interviews, blog ...Read more >>
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Tue, Dec 19, 2017
Abstract To prevent adverse effects from climate change, it is vital to involve the private sector in mitigation efforts. So far, however, research has insufficiently addressed the determinants of corporate action in specific industries. Our paper aims at bridging this gap by empirically analyzing the global automotive industry's response to climate ...Read more >>
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Tue, Dec 19, 2017
Abstract This article focuses on sustainable development and human resource management (HRM). It analyzes the effects of the economic crisis on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the management of employees and its determinants, and also depicts a map of job quality for employees in Spain. Results show that the crisis has ...Read more >>
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Sat, Dec 16, 2017
Abstract The findings highlight the differences between inward and outward capabilities in Taiwanese service and manufacturing industries. The purpose of this study is to develop an original framework to explore the effects of both outward and inward capabilities on competitive advantage with green service or green product innovation performance as a ...Read more >>
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Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Abstract This paper provides evidence that CSR (corporate social responsibility) forums and networks such as the United Nations Global Compact Local Network (UNGC), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature, and CSR standards such as International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14000 play a significant role in ...Read more >>
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Mon, Oct 30, 2017
Abstract Stakeholder engagement is an important aspect of an organization's corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, but little theorizing informs its implementation. In this paper, the authors relate data from stakeholder engagement activities undertaken by nine Australian organizations as part of their CSR efforts, to an existing process model of engagement. The ...Read more >>
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Mon, Oct 30, 2017
Abstract Corporate social responsibility (CSR) captures an organization's commitment to and engagement with multiple stakeholders; integrates economic, social, and environmental concerns into sustainable policies; and enhances employee perceptions, emotions, long-term value creation, and financial success. Most researchers have reported linear relationships between CSR and employee attitudes. Here, we test a new ...Read more >>
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Fri, Oct 27, 2017
Abstract Multinational enterprises (MNEs) can enhance their reputations through advanced social initiatives and management practices. These firms often locate facilities in developing countries to benefit from lax environmental and social regulations, and to reduce their operating costs. MNEs can, however, also contribute positively to the development of those countries through corporate ...Read more >>
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Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Abstract This study investigates whether a firm can enhance its competitive advantages in intangible assets and financial performance by voluntarily obtaining the certification of environmental management system ISO 14001. Previous studies find mixed evidence for the effect of ISO 14001 certification on firm performance partly owing to sample selection bias. To ...Read more >>
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Thu, Oct 12, 2017
Abstract This study identifies the determinants of climate change disclosure under the prism of sustainable development in European context. The selected variables involve environmental performance, ownership structure, and verification of climate change initiatives. Cross-sectional data derived from the Bloomberg terminal of the European 500 index concerning 215 firms in the year ...Read more >>
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Thu, Sep 28, 2017
Abstract This paper investigates the process of stakeholder collaboration between firms and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Sweden. Collaboration is increasing in importance for corporate social responsibility (CSR); however, the literature does not adequately address how firms and NGOs begin and advance their relationships. This paper focuses on one fashion retailer and ...Read more >>
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Thu, Sep 28, 2017
Abstract Despite companies' wishes to publicise their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, communication remains a challenge. This research study tries to contribute to the literature, analysing the antecedents and consequences of attitude towards a CSR advertisement in the financial sector. Specifically, we designed a causal model, which included the prior ethical ...Read more >>
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Thu, Sep 14, 2017
Abstract This study investigates the association between environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosure and diversity of the board of directors (BoD) in Italian listed companies. Diversity of BoD in terms of gender diversity, CSR committees, board average, and independent directors are examined as to their influence on voluntary ESG disclosure. This ...Read more >>
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Wed, Aug 30, 2017
Abstract In this paper, a model of structural equations is proposed to analyze the relationship between the actions of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its influence on innovation and cooperation in agribusiness sector located in Murcia, Spain. These companies have always been characterized by an innovative and cooperative spirit to meet ...Read more >>
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Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Abstract Product stewardship strategy (PSS) implementation creates ‘differentiation' advantage for a firm. This paper presents a definition and measure of PSS. Based on an empirical analysis of 60 Indian firms known for their corporate citizenship behavior, it presents important features of PSS in a developing country like India. Results show that ...Read more >>
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Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Abstract The emerging concern for the environment, particularly in consumer products, has grabbed the attention of both practitioners and academics equally. With the aid of new communication tools such as social media, the concern for the environment has been widely shared. The motivation behind consumer behaviour towards environmentally friendly green products ...Read more >>
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Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Abstract In response to investors and other stakeholders questioning the credibility of the performance information displayed in sustainability reports, companies increasingly have their sustainability reports voluntarily assured by an independent third party. However, voluntary third-party assurance on sustainability reports (SA) may vary considerably in terms of the choice of the assurance ...Read more >>
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Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Abstract Institutional investors are relevant dominant owners with a very high representation on the boards of European firms. Despite their prevalence, research on the role of institutional directors and their impact on firm disclosure policy is scarce. We examine the association between institutional directors and corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting, distinguishing ...Read more >>
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Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Abstract Modern corporations are faced with many environmental challenges and pressures. Managers of firms have realized that green innovation is an important factor in sustainable development and that it can offer a competitive advantage. This study uses organizational identity and organizational creativity theory to create a theoretical framework for understanding green ...Read more >>
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Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Abstract The objective of this paper is to investigate the yet-to-develop assurance market, its links with the mature auditing market, and the role that the Big4 auditing firms (KPMG, EY, PwC, and Deloitte) play in the former. We use data submitted to the Global Reporting Initiative by companies in 18 countries, ...Read more >>
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