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Corporate Social Responsibility and Companies’ Reputation
Corporate Social Responsibility and Companies’ Reputation

Author(s): Patrizia GAZZOLA
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Fundatia Română pentru Inteligenta Afacerii
Keywords: CSR; Reputation; Behaviors

Summary/Abstract: he aim of this research paper is to analyze in what way Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is capable of enhancing corporate reputation. In the past companies often thought to business and society as being in opposition, but in these days external pressure for CSR continues to grow and numerous organizations monitor, rank, and report social performance. Sometimes the legal, business and reputation risks are great for companies engaging in practices deemed unacceptable. Socially responsible behaviors can increase a company's value in that they can increase the degree of confidence of the various stakeholders and the level of reputation. The research is based on the theoretical framework that supports a thesis of their positive relationship. In the paper the Italian companies with the best CSR reputations are analyzed.

  • Issue Year: 2/2014
  • Issue No: 03
  • Page Range: 74-84
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English