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Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Banking Industry


  • Bert Scholtens



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  • Bert Scholtens, 2009. "Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Banking Industry," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 86(2), pages 159-175, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:86:y:2009:i:2:p:159-175
    DOI: 10.1007/s10551-008-9841-x

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    Corporate Social Responsibility; Banking Industry; Performance; F210; G210; M140;

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