This study investigated the relationship between female presence in boardrooms and corporate social responsibility. The under-representation of women in boardrooms is a heavily discussed topic, not only in Italy, but also abroad. As a case study, this research selected a sample of 628 scenarios from Italian listed companies, from the period between 2011 to 2013 results showed that a higher percentage of female members in boardrooms tends to have a positive impact on corporate giving (considered as a form of corporate philanthropy).

Gender Diversity and Corporate Giving: Is There a Connection? - Evidence from Italian Listed Companies / Alfiero, Simona; Cane, Massimo; De Bernardi, Paola; Venuti, Francesco. - In: INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF BUSINESS RESEARCH PAPERS. - ISSN 1832-9543. - 12:2(2016), pp. 204-217.

Gender Diversity and Corporate Giving: Is There a Connection? - Evidence from Italian Listed Companies

ALFIERO, SIMONA;CANE, Massimo;DE BERNARDI, Paola;VENUTI, FRANCESCO
2016

Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between female presence in boardrooms and corporate social responsibility. The under-representation of women in boardrooms is a heavily discussed topic, not only in Italy, but also abroad. As a case study, this research selected a sample of 628 scenarios from Italian listed companies, from the period between 2011 to 2013 results showed that a higher percentage of female members in boardrooms tends to have a positive impact on corporate giving (considered as a form of corporate philanthropy).
INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF BUSINESS RESEARCH PAPERS
12
2
204
217
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corporate giving; gender diversity; csr
Alfiero, Simona; Cane, Massimo; De Bernardi, Paola; Venuti, Francesco
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