CSRHub Research

CSRHub Research

Periodically, CSRHub publishes new research regarding sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Most of the research is conducted by CSRHub Co-fouder and CEO, Bahar Gidwani and many times, in collaboration with industry leading partners.

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How Does Corporate Behavior Relate to a Nation's Soft Power
Does Corporate Behavior Relate to a Nation’s Soft Power? We have compared data on nations’ soft power from Brand Finance’s Global Soft Power Index with their ESG (environment, social, governance) ratings from CSRHub. A number of soft power indicators correlate well with the views of the other sources available to CSRHub. We also compared the soft power scores with the...
Dec 18, 2020 10:15 AM ET
Do Political Donations Really Predict Corporate Behavior?
Goods Unite Us has spent thousands of hours vetting companies' political expenditures in federal elections. They will tell you about the donations made by the organization and its senior employees along with each company's exclusive Campaign Finance Reform Score. CSRHub measures the environmental, social and governance performance of...
Aug 21, 2020 10:25 AM ET
New Wave of ESG Demand
This past year of social and environment pressures (Covid-19, racism inequity, climate change, global risks) has created a new wave of demand for ESG data and insight. A growing number of corporates, professional firms and financial asset owners and managers are interested in ESG. For example, more than 2,800 investors, representing 90% of world financial assets have...
Jul 22, 2020 9:40 AM ET
Does Bigger Mean Better?
Do bigger companies get better ESG ratings than small ones?  We believe the answer is “no.”  This seems true across a wide range of companies, whether one measures size by revenue or by market capitalization (a proxy for enterprise value).  Our result indicates that small companies can and should expect to be able to equal or outperform their bigger rivals on environment, social, and...
May 22, 2019 10:25 AM ET
ESG Coverage Is Improving
We recently reviewed the ESG coverage status for the 8,686 companies in the MSCI ACWI (All Country World Index).  The ACWI is a popular benchmark for many investors, because it includes approximately 85% of the global opportunities for equity investment.  We felt it would be useful to see how much ESG information...
May 10, 2019 10:50 AM ET

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