CSR Communication Strategies of Colombian Business Groups: An Analysis of Corporate Reports
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to assess stakeholder orientation and corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication strategies in the business groups (BGs) of an emerging economy by means of content analysis. We worked with 30 non-financial BGs taken from the Colombian Stock Exchange. The study uses as its unit of analysis corporate reports that have been classified into four categories: annual reports (ARs), sustainability reports (SRs), combined reports (CRs), and integrated reports (IRs). The results show that IRs are the most similar reports, that Colombian BGs are mainly employee-oriented (ARs, SRs, CRs) and shareholder-oriented (IRs), and that response and involvement communication strategies are the most commonly used. Our research has theoretical and practical implications based on the assumption that the study of corporate reports has particular importance for those BGs with diversification strategies and international orientation, since it opens possibilities for future research. View Full-Text
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Correa-Garcia, J.-A.; Garcia-Benau, M.-A.; Garcia-Meca, E. CSR Communication Strategies of Colombian Business Groups: An Analysis of Corporate Reports. Sustainability 2018, 10, 1602.
Correa-Garcia J-A, Garcia-Benau M-A, Garcia-Meca E. CSR Communication Strategies of Colombian Business Groups: An Analysis of Corporate Reports. Sustainability. 2018; 10(5):1602.Chicago/Turabian Style
Correa-Garcia, Jaime-Andres; Garcia-Benau, Maria-Antonia; Garcia-Meca, Emma. 2018. "CSR Communication Strategies of Colombian Business Groups: An Analysis of Corporate Reports." Sustainability 10, no. 5: 1602.
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