Can Sustainable CSR Impact Share Value?
research into whether share value changes as a result of companies’ public announcements about positive environmental performance indicates that third party announcements are only positive for ISO 14001 certification announcements.
This research indicates that self-reported corporate efforts have no impact on share value.
New proof of Sustainable CSR efforts tell us this is changing. Pension Funds have been applying Environment, Social, and Governance (ES&G) assessments for some time now and the results indicate increased fiscal value of shares can be gained as a result of CSR strategies in the workplace.
The same research found frequent environmental announcements from businesses reduces the strength of each announcement - that deserves further research ... stay tuned!