The demand for CSR news and data continues to grow among shareholders, institutional investors, media and industry analysts, and consumers. As the environmental, social, and governance impacts of companies become more material to the bottom line, this information increasingly figures in judgments about a company’s performance—and its value.
A 2013 survey by Ernst & Young revealed that this interest among shareholders and investors in the CSR efforts of businesses is on the rise. Half of the respondents in the survey reported that they are receiving an increase in the number of sustainability-related inquiries from shareholders and investors over the past year.
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