Notes on Margolis & Walsh's People and Profits Reading

Notes on Margolis & Walsh's People and Profits Reading...

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Notes on People and Profits Reading - This compendium (compilation) covers the observed link between being socially responsible (positive acts of corporate social performance) and financial success. Two authors and one research assistant each article once a day, reading a total of 95 studies published in 94 articles. Out of the 95, 56 studies related to the good, bad, and big companies. - The two dominant ways financial performance was measured was through accounting measures (past performance) and market measures (future performance). - Social performance was measured based on two prominent examples of what constitutes corporate social performance, both in practical and empirical research. 1.) Milton Moskowitz’s criteria for identifying stellar and poor social performers: Pollution control, equal employment opportunity, minority and female representation on the board of directors, support of minority enterprise, responsible and irresponsible advertising, charitable contributions, community relations, product quality, plant safety,
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course ENVIRONMEN 102 taught by Professor Weber during the Spring '12 term at Waterloo.

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