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Company Research

This guide lists database and internet resources for company research.

Sustainable Businesses

Resources related to business ethics and to other topics such as corporate governance, sustainability “green” shopping, etc.

Current Olin students, faculty and staff have access to restricted library internet resources. View Remote Access for more information.

Certified B Corporation

A company can be known as a “Certified B Corporation”. This identifies the company as meeting specific requirements related to social and environmental performance and high standards of disclosure and legal accountability. These types of companies have committed to being as sustainable and inclusive as possible. B Corps can be public, subsidiaries of public companies or private.

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Corporate Register

Corporate Register is a collection of corporate responsibility reports and related reports.

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CSRwire pulls together CSR-related news and company reports and serves as a clearinghouse for this type of information.

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Ethical Corporation

A website with a focus on news related to ethical investing and corporate social responsibility.

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Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University MSU-CIBER, GlobalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information on global business activities. GlobalEdge’s Social Responsibility Guide focuses on resources for researching the social responsibility of companies.

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MSCI Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Indices

MSCI ESG indexes rate companies on various criteria related to their corporate social responsibility.

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