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38%

The amount by which CSR and sus­tain­abil­ity prac­tices within large com­pa­nies have been shown to con­trib­ute a profit.

3.3%-7.7%

The amount by which com­pa­nies con­sis­tently par­tic­i­pat­ing in the UK Busi­ness In The Com­mu­nity CSR In­dex out­per­form the FTSE 350 on to­tal share­holder re­turn.

85%

Per­cent­age of ex­ec­u­tives and in­vestors sur­veyed by the Econ­o­mist In­tel­li­gence Unit who said CSR was now a “cen­tral” or “im­por­tant” con­sid­er­a­tion in in­vest­ment de­ci­sions. This fig­ure is al­most dou­ble the 44% who said CSR was “cen­tral” or “im­por­tant” five years ago.

84%

Per­cent­age of ex­ec­u­tives and in­vestors sur­veyed who felt CSR prac­tices could help a com­pany’s bot­tom line.

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