Highlights – July 2017

New research published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, concludes that companies that try to “do good” are likely to find that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is bad for their bottom lines.  The analysts at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business found that emphasizing Corporate Social Responsibility is not good for shareholders.  If you’re an investor, you should think twice before you invest in those firms that emphasize CSR.

For the purpose of the study, CSR is defined as strategies that appear to foster.....

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