The conflict between CSR and ethics

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The conflict between CSR and ethics

Consider the potential conflict between corporate social responsibility and ethics while maximizing share holder wealth.  How does exercising Christian principles play a part in running a successful business while operating within state and federal regulations?

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‘”CSR can thus create a conflict between different shareholders. In this conflict, insiders personally benefit from the fact that they are associated with firms that have a high CSR rating. The conflict is mitigated if insiders hold a large fraction of the firm. Similarly, debt serves as a conflict-mitigating mechanism.”