NBS presents the top eight most critical research findings on the relationship between corporate social performance and corporate financial performance.
Businesses can cut costs, motivate employees, enhance reputation and increase sales — while helping the environment, employees, and community.
CSR and profit are difficult to link. Firms are better off focusing on overall good management than striving for index listings and third-party ratings.
A study of 36 publicly-traded utilities reveals buying emissions permits is more profitable for companies than reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.
Selecting mutual funds that screen irresponsible firms reduces portfolio diversity but can improve long-term financial performance.
Numerous high-profile, profitable firms have engaged in illegal activities to improve their performance. In recent history, we can easily recall the...
Can corporate giving fix a damaged reputation?
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...
Managers can evaluate which are the most mutually-beneficial social causes to become involved with – and which ones their firm should avoid.