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Topic: Business Case
For years, companies have integrated social and environmental concerns into business strategies. Yet, little was known about the relationship between corporate social responsibility and financial performance. Financial decision-makers must find the right metrics to account for the many ways sustainability impacts the bottom line. Without a better understanding of how to measure CSR, managers may choose not to invest for fear it will undermine financial performance – or they may over-invest only to find they have destroyed shareholder value. In this topic area, find research and comment related to the financial issues.
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