Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance Of Quoted Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria
Asian Journal of Science and Technology, 8(12),7183-7191, 2017
9 Pages Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Date Written: February 18, 2018
This study aims at ascertaining how corporate social responsibility (CSR) relates with financial performance of quoted deposit money banks in Nigeria from 2010-2016. Specifically, this study aims to ascertain the extent of relationship that exists between donation and return on assets; determine the extent of relationship that exists between donation and return on equity and to evaluate the extent of relationship between donations and market-to-book value of quoted deposit money banks in Nigeria. This study employed ex-post facto research design. The sample size of this study consists of the fifteen quoted deposit money banks in Nigeria. Pearson Coefficient Correlation, Panel Least Square (PLS) regression analysis and Granger Causality test were employed via E-View 9.0. The study found a significant positive relationship between return on asset, return on equity, market-to-book value and donations at 5% level of significance. The implication of the findings is that CSR implementation maximizes future returns for deposit money banks in Nigeria. It was recommended among others that since CSR has a positive and significant relationship with financial position, deposit money banks should engage in CSR practices as this will guarantee a safer environment for smooth operations and maximisation of shareholders wealth.
Keywords: Corporate Social Responsiblility, Financial Performance, Donations
JEL Classification: M18, M43, M44
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