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Corporate Governance Tendencies in Bulgaria: Reporting on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by the 40 Largest Listed Companies


  • Yasen Georgiev


The paper aims at revealing the corporate governance tendencies in Bulgaria as of 2007 and its findings are based on a country survey on Reporting on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by the Forty Largest Listed Companies in Bulgaria, conducted by the Economic Policy Institute (Sofia) during the same year. The research steps on internationally applied methodology by focusing on the annual reports and websites of the forty largest companies by market capitalization listed on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) - Sofia. It sought to document the existing disclosure practices in the following specific areas – Corporate Governance, Environmental and Social Policy and last but not least to identify best practices in reporting by Bulgarian listed companies.

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  • Yasen Georgiev, 2009. "Corporate Governance Tendencies in Bulgaria: Reporting on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by the 40 Largest Listed Companies," Economic Studies journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 1, pages 66-78.
  • Handle: RePEc:bas:econst:y:2009:i:1:p:66-78

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    1. Marco Becht & Fabrizio Barca, 2001. "The control of corporate Europe," ULB Institutional Repository 2013/13302, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
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    • M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Diversity; Social Responsibility


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