Many organizations engage in and also endeavor to report their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities to placate the key stakeholders in society. This study is a cross-country analysis of CSR themes communicated by the eight top telecommunications companies in Africa using websites as a …
Communicating corporate social responsibility via telecommunications websites: A cross-country analysis Anas Sulemena Tamale Polytechnic Abstract Many organizations engage in and also endeavor to report their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities to placate the key stakeholders in society.
This study is a cross-country analysis of CSR themes communicated by the eight top telecommunications companies in Africa using websites as a disclosure medium.
– Banks with a higher visibility among consumers seem to exhibit greater concern to improve the corporate image through social responsibility information disclosure. Results thus suggest that legitimacy theory may be an explanation of social responsibility disclosure by Portuguese banks.
– The results suggest that the companies that were studied assign great importance to corporate responsibility on their web sites, even though they disseminate on those sites a limited conception of what corporate responsibility is and focus mainly on the topics of social and environmental action. Another relevant finding is the highly dispersed nature of the information that is related to corporate …
Using charts, stories, and photos in your annual reports and newsletters will appeal to stakeholders and shareholders alike. Most corporate social responsibility projects won’t deliver an immediate boost in your company’s financial performance.
Abstract. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a much-discussed subject in the business world. The Internet has become one of the main tools for CSR information disclosure, allowing companies to publicise more information less expensively and faster than ever before.
Jan 14, 2013 · That’s what a vice president of marketing for a global pharmaceutical company told me a few years ago when I asked about the impact of her company’s corporate social …
commitment to corporate responsibility including its social responsibility component. The study found that a higher percentage of corporate budgets was allocated to CSR from 2010 to 2011, signifying a stronger focus and commitment (Crespin, R., & Boudrie, E., 2011).
However, the rapid technological developments during the least several decades has also concerned communications technology, and this has resulted in the evolution of new forms of communication technologies enabled by the advent of internet such as e-mails, video-conferencing, communicating through social networking websites etc.
On the measurement of corporate social responsibility: Self-reported disclosures as a method of measuring corporate social involvement. Academy of Management Journal, 22, 501-515. This early study reviewed three types of published research to derive usable measures of corporate social activities, i.e., (1) social accounting, (2) reputational scales, and (3) content analysis of corporate publications.