Frameworks to Measure SREs

  • Michael Hopkins


One of the main tasks of this book is to identify a set of indicators that can be used to measure the different aspects of social responsibility of enterprises. Most of the work in this area to date has been in the development of indicators within a social audit framework, or within screens designed to identify ethical investments. Before I present some of the theoretical work that has been carried out to underpin a set of indicators (in Chapter 8), and then attempt to apply these indicators in an empirical setting (in Chapter 9), I discuss, in this chapter, first the social audit framework and then a number of the most prominent social screens.


Corporate Social Responsibility Business Ethic Social Responsibility Chief Executive Officer Corporate Reputation 
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