Corporate social responsibility of Dutch companies: Benchmarking, transparency and robustness
AbstractThis paper develops a method for benchmarking Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of Dutch companies. The benchmark includes economic, social and environmental aspects as well as national and international aspects of CSR. The overall benchmark is based on a weighted average of these aspects. The weights are based on the opinions of companies and NGO's. Using different methods of weighting, we find that the ranking for 58 large Dutch companies is very robust.
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Volume (Year): 152 (2004)
Issue (Month): 3 (09)
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- Graafland, J.J. & Eijffinger, S.C.W., 2004. "Corporate social responsibility of Dutch companies: Benchmarking, transparency and robustness," Open Access publications from Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-138824, Tilburg University.
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- Graafland, J.J. & Smid, H., 2004.
"Reputation, corporate social responsibility and market regulation,"
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- J.J. Graafland & H. Smid, 2004. "Reputation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Market Regulation," Review of Business and Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfswetenschappen, vol. 0(2), pages 271-308.
- Graafland, J.J. & Eijffinger, S.C.W. & Smid, H., 2004.
"Benchmarking of corporate social responsibility: Methodological problems and robustness,"
Open Access publications from Tilburg University
urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-139286, Tilburg University.
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