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Download the Integrated Ratio Guideline – here

Center for ESG Research is proud to introduce our new Integrated Ratio Guideline. It contains a range of ESG and integrated ratios, and we both provide the formulas, and explain how the ratios should be used. Finally, we have also included a few suggestions for standard ESG notes.

UNCTAD/ISAR publishes research paper by Center for ESG Research: Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals

“The SDGs present an opportunity for business-led solutions and technologies to be developed and implemented to address the world’s biggest sustainable development challenges,” As noted in the SDG Compass. But if neither the corporate nor [...]

The Impact of Top Executive Gender on Asset Prices: Evidence from Stock Price Crash Risk

We examine the implication of executive gender on asset prices. Using a large sample of US public firms during 2006--2015, we find a negative association between female CFOs and future stock price crash risk. However, [...]

The Burden of Attention: CEO Publicity and Tax Avoidance

We use search volume index (SVI) for a CEO’s name and stock ticker from Google Trends to measure CEO publicity, and examine the competing hypotheses on its relation to tax avoidance. On the one hand, [...]

Corporate Knight’s Top 100 2018 released

Corporate Knights have released the 2018 ranking of the 100 most sustainable corporations in the world. You can find the 2018 Global 100 results here Furthermore, they have also released the progress report, which can [...]

Moderating Powerful CEOs through Improved Governance

This paper interfaces with two controversies in the literature: how to reign in powerful CEOs, and whether and when shareholders gain governance mandates, such as those in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002 and NYSE/NASDAQ [...]

An Analysis of Oil & Gas Company Disclosures from the Perspective of the TCFD

We conducted a type of “field experiment” to evaluate how difficult it will be for companies to implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) published in June of 2017. These [...]

New analysis of the Danish ESG reporting

FSR – danske revisorer (Danish Auditor Association) has published an analysis of the status of the non-financial reporting for all the listed Danish companies with more than 500 employees. The analysis showed many interesting insights [...]

04.01.2018 Berlingske: Article on ESG for pension funds – three different stages

In this article in the Danish national paper Berlingske Business, Center for ESG Research shows the 3 stages of ESG activities that pension funds can go through - where the Danish pension funds in general [...]

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