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August 30, 2010

Discover how investing in CSR insures your firm by protecting your reputation and reducing financial impact of negative press.

Lauren Rakowski
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

To limit their conflicts with local communities, managers of multinational corporations (MNCs) must consider three interrelated factors: power inequality,...

Alberto Fonseca
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

This paper examines how attitudes towards learning in the context of inter-organizational collaboration affect how partners interact. The findings suggest...

NBS
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

Communicating your firm's CSR activities may bolster stakeholder engagement and drive consumer support.

Alberto Fonseca
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

Selecting mutual funds that screen irresponsible firms reduces portfolio diversity but can improve long-term financial performance.

Lauren Rakowski
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

Donating in excess? Careful, the relationship between philanthropy and financial performance is not linear, but U-shaped.

Joyce Shang
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

Discover six mechanisms by which corporate social responsibility drives a firm's financial performance.

Todd Green
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

Multinational corporations are standardizing their environmental policies worldwide based on pressures from government, industry and consumers. Managers can...

NBS
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

The framework developed in this article breaks the concept of sustainability into a hierarchy of four levels of issues.

Sunali Swaminathan
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

This study shows that a firm's improved environmental performance reduces the firm's cost of capital. The researchers found that investors perceive a firm's...

Tirath Sandhu
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

Organizations are more likely to show commitment to CSR programs when the monetary or physical obligation is far in the future.

Denny Kuruvilla
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

Managers should define the concepts and goals of marketing and sustainability, and their relation to strategy, then use the marketing team to drive change.

Jason Winders
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

Research shows that shared-savings contracts between suppliers and buyers can help the environment and drive higher profitability.

Tirath Sandhu
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

How can oil companies best respond to global competition and climate change? Keep up with competition by adapting your climate change strategy.

NBS
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

Businesses are increasing responses to climate change, yet CO2 emissions continue to rise. Your firm doesn't need to follow this trend.

NBS
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

Firms can benefit from considering their role in emissions trading early to stay ahead of regulation and competition. 

Lauren Rakowski
Research Insight
August 27, 2010

When done strategically, investments in social and environmental activities can reduce market risk by stabilizing the volatility of your firm's stock price.

Mitchell Praw
Research Insight
August 23, 2010

This study identifies traits and leadership styles of leaders in environmental organizations. Managers looking to effect environmental change in their...

Lauren Rakowski
Research Insight
August 23, 2010

These four indicators will help your business measure greenhouse gases across the value chain. 

Leo Wong
Research Insight
August 20, 2010

A recent study found that family owned firms have a better environmental record than their non-family counterparts.

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Pam Laughland
Research Insight
August 20, 2010

A survey of supervisors in a multinational corporation finds only one factor is significant in shaping perceived support for corporate sustainability:...

Leo Wong
Research Insight
August 20, 2010

How can managers prevent burnout in employees who don’t like their jobs? Show them how their work helps others.

Pam Laughland
Research Insight
August 20, 2010

Social product features such as labour practices can affect a person's buying intentions, but most people will not trade off on functionality.

Pam Laughland
Research Insight
August 19, 2010

What motivates managers to look beyond regulatory requirements to improve their company’s environmental practices? It may be a matter of perspective. This...

Jason Winders
Research Insight
August 19, 2010

Manufacturing plants can improve their performance and help the environment by investing in environmental technologies. However, if given the choice between...

Pam Laughland