El gobierno corporativo y la responsabilidad social corporativa en el sector bancarioel papel del consejo de administración

  1. Jennifer Martínez-Ferrero 1
  2. Luis-Andrés Vaquero-Cacho 1
  3. Beatriz Cuadrado-Ballesteros 1
  4. Isabel-María García-Sánchez 1
  1. 1 Departamento de Administración y Economía de la Empresa, Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Universidad de Salamanca
Investigaciones europeas de dirección y economía de la empresa

ISSN: 1135-2523

Year of publication: 2015

Volume: 21

Issue: 3

Pages: 129-138

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1016/J.IEDEE.2015.01.001 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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This article presents a review of the studies on on boards of directors and corporate social responsibility practices in the banking industry. Several characteristics of bank boards, in particular independence and diversity, may impact their CSR commitments. By studying a sample of 159 banks in nine countries during the period 2004–2010, there is evidence that suggests that banks with more independent and diverse directors follow a path of socially responsible behaviour.

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