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Corporate Social Responsibility Ratings and Financial Performance: An Analysis of Sub-Ratings in Europe

The overall objective of the study is to deepen our investigation into the CSR sub-ratings by measuring their impact on accounting and stock market performance by first using a “Prospective” approach in which the subsequent performance of the sample companies is predicted by their CSR sub-ratings in Vigeo. We then perform a “Retrospective” analysis which [...]

By |2017-06-09T20:59:12+00:00June 9th, 2017|CSR, ESG, Financial, Firm Value, Investors|0 Comments

The Significance of ESG Ratings: An Examination from a Market Perspective

Institutional investors are becoming ever more aware of the potential risks and opportunities associated with environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. From natural resource scarcity to changing governance standards, from supply chain and labor management concerns to evolving regulatory landscapes, it has become increasingly important for socially responsible investment (SRI) professionals to understand the ESG [...]

By |2016-12-03T17:06:14+00:00December 3rd, 2016|CSR, ESG, Firm Value, Indicators, Investors|0 Comments