Essays about: "CSR"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 758 essays containing the word CSR.

  1. 1. EU CSR: TALK THE TALK OR WALK THE WALK? A case study of the Inditex Group

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jon Fernández de la Iglesia; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : European Union; Corporate Social Responsibility; European Commission; Inditex; impact; institutional pressures; translation;

    Abstract : This study examines the various institutional pressures -including the ones proceeding fromthe supranational level of the EU - and how they impact and shape the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plan of an EU-based multinational company. By filling this gap, we alsopursue to steer the empirical focus on the organizational translation of the current EuropeanCommission (EC) approach on CSR. READ MORE

  2. 2. CSR disclosure and decision usefulness - are firms aware of what information users find as useful? A study investigating the dichotomy in perceptions between reporters and users

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Naosil Hanna; Oscar Bjurviken; [2019]
    Keywords : CSR; Sell-side equity analysts; Equity valuation; Investment relations;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the identified research gap concerning the area of sell-side equity analysts' informational needs and preferences, relating to the relevance and usefulness of the informational value in CSR disclosure. An exploratory, qualitative study has been made to investigate the dichotomy in perceptions between reporters and users. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does CSR Facilitate an Enhanced M&A Performance? - Empirical Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions in Northern Europe

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Hugo Hågemark; Emma Hector; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; Mergers and Acquisitions; Cumulative Abnormal Returns; Deal Duration; Northern Europe;

    Abstract : Transaction volumes in the global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) markets are close to peak levels (JP Morgan, 2018) and companies', as well as capital markets' investments into corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, are growing from already high levels (Kitzmueller and Shimshack, 2012; Nordea 2017). However, it is still uncertain whether any such investments succeed to generate shareholder value (Bruner, 2002; Margolis et at. READ MORE

  4. 4. Advertising for a good cause or simply good advertising? A quantitative study of the brand-related and social effects of purpose-driven advertising claims.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Stina Hansson; Greta Linander; [2019]
    Keywords : Purpose-driven advertising; Goodvertising; CSR advertising; Social effects of advertising; Value theory;

    Abstract : Brands frequently engage in purpose-driven advertising where they promote a social issue, often without communicating any information about related CSR activities. Still, little is known about the effects of such purpose-driven advertising claims, both on the brands engaging in such advertising (brand-related effects) and the societies in which it is present (social effects). READ MORE

  5. 5. E, S or G? A study of ESG scoreand financial performance

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : YRR AHLKLO; CARIN LIND; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG score; financial performance; regression; return; firm value; sustainable; ESG; finansiell lönsamhet; avkastning; regressionsanalys; hållbara investeringar; rörelsevärde; CSR; Intressentmodellen;

    Abstract : Sustainability is not a new concept to the financial markets, but its popularity and wider use have increased as people have grown more concerned about the future of this planet. However, the relationship between sustainable investments and financial performance is not clear. READ MORE