Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is examined how companies treat their stakeholders. An important stakeholder group that is often overlooked is the company’s shareholders. Too often, the corporate social responsibility literature to customers, employees and the natural environment, but rarely focused on shareholders. The focus of this article, expressed the company’s impact on the shareholders as its corporate governance practices. If a company can not treat its shareholders well, what ho … Read more »

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is examined how companies treat their stakeholders. An important stakeholder group that is often overlooked is the company’s shareholders. Too often, the corporate social responsibility literature to customers, employees and the natural environment, but rarely focused on shareholders. The focus of this article, expressed the company’s impact on the shareholders as its corporate governance practices. If a company can not treat their shareholders well, what hope is there for the other parties? Here we argue that it is the market forces at work that reinforce good behavior CSR.
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Robert Neal,
Philip L. Cochran
Source: Business Horizons
6 pages.
Release Date: 15, November 2008. Prod #: BH304-PDF-ENG
Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance and Financial Performance: Lessons from Finance HBR case solution