The Effect of Environmental, Social and Governance Consistency on Economic Results
AbstractThis study aims to explore how environmental, social and governance (ESG) consistency impacts the firm performance, specifically, the relationship between ESG performance and economic performance (EP). This study posits that the company’s commitment and effectiveness towards the creation of consistent competitive advantage in environmental, social and governance dimensions constitutes an intangible value that leads improvements in corporate performance. This work uses a panel dataset for listed firms of the EU-15 countries during the period 2002 to 2011 and applies Generalized method of moments (GMM) estimator system in order to address the potential unobserved heterogeneity and dynamic endogeneity. The main results reveal that the global effect of ESG performance on EP for those firms that present interdimensional consistency is greater than the rest, except for higher levels of ESG performance. View Full-Text
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Ferrero-Ferrero, I.; Fernández-Izquierdo, M.Á.; Muñoz-Torres, M.J. The Effect of Environmental, Social and Governance Consistency on Economic Results. Sustainability 2016, 8, 1005.
Ferrero-Ferrero I, Fernández-Izquierdo MÁ, Muñoz-Torres MJ. The Effect of Environmental, Social and Governance Consistency on Economic Results. Sustainability. 2016; 8(10):1005.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ferrero-Ferrero, Idoya; Fernández-Izquierdo, María Á.; Muñoz-Torres, María J. 2016. "The Effect of Environmental, Social and Governance Consistency on Economic Results." Sustainability 8, no. 10: 1005.