The ethical ratings phenomenon

Christopher Cowton, Christopher Low

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Abstract

The rating of companies’ ethical, social and environmental performance is an increasingly common practice. This paper describes a research project designed to explore empirically this phenomenon of growing importance. It outlines a framework that positions rating agencies as information intermediaries and from this derives an initial list of research questions relating to the three major categories of players involved – companies, rating agencies and users of the ratings generated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-95
Number of pages5
JournalNew Academy Review
Volume2
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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Cowton, Christopher ; Low, Christopher. / The ethical ratings phenomenon. In: New Academy Review. 2003 ; Vol. 2, No. 3. pp. 91-95.
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In: New Academy Review, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2003, p. 91-95.

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