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Unformatted text preview: Johnson & Johnson, Under Investigation, Tops CSR Index Posted by admin2 • October 13, 2010 • Printer-friendly by Michael Connor In a demonstration of how perception can sometimes trump reality, Johnson & Johnson topped a list of companies perceived by American consumers as having the best reputations for corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. The Corporate Social Responsibility Index , developed by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship and the Reputation Institute , attempts to measure how companies' reputations are affected by public perceptions of performance related to citizenship (the community and the environment), governance (ethics and transparency) and workplace practices. The 2010 CSR Index is based on a survey of 7,790 online U.S. consumers conducted in January and February 2010. Johnson and Johnson has since admitted- months after the CSR Index survey was conducted - that it misled regulators and consumers by using company-paid contractors to buy defective Motrin painkiller...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course ETHICS 101 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '11 term at North Park University.
- Spring '11