Overviews and Analysis
An article from the Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 291-329, 2010
Social Enterprise Journal
Publishes social enterprise research conducted by scholars from a wide range of disciplines.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Journal targets leaders in nonprofit management, corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, and philanthropy.
Governance and Leadership
Baker's Fast Answer, Where can I find CSR ratings of companies?
Books published by Boardsource (available at Harvard)
Financial data on equities, indices, currencies, commodities and futures.
ESG <GO> for Environment, Social & Governance Analysis by company.
Self-reported environmental data from companies worldwide.
Key issues in business management and economics, news and analysis of economic topics, and annual surveys for executive compensation and corporate contributions.
CRO: Corporate Responsibility Officer
Trade journal covering business ethics, communications, compliance and governance, environment, socially responsible investing, and other related topics.
A suite of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research and analysis products from MSCI.
Management and Performance
A professional association that helps to develop and improve management and governance of nonprofit organizations. The Resource Library has resources on topics such as capacity building, diversity, cultural competency, and business planning.
Working papers, teaching cases, newsletters, and book recommendations. Also, includes links to related resources and an events calendar.
Specific to international development organizations with a social development focus, this resource provides access to news on measuring and evaluating the performance of an organization.
Research and data to inform nonprofit planning and policymaking.
National Venture Capital Association provides list of venture capital resources, news and statistics.
Supports social entrepreneurs through events, research, and work with academic institutions. Free reports are available.
Provides links to news, events and resources. The site also includes directories of social enterprise cases, organizations, and speakers.
Dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of impact investing, the web site provides research reports, news and job postings related to topics involving impact investing.
News and information relating to sustainable and impact investment markets.
The IRI engages in applied research to promote the generation of long-term wealth, exploring impact investing and the broader relationship of finance to society across asset classes, issue areas, and investor type.
Membership organization for philanthropic investors. Website includes reports, guides, articles, research, case studies,, investment policy templates, and conference archives.
News service reporting on responsible investment, ESG (environmental, social, and governance), and sustainable finance.
A membership association for professionals, firms, institutions and organizations engaged in socially responsible and sustainable investing. Site includes analysis of trends in socially responsible investing and comparisons of the financial performance of socially responsible mutual funds.
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Articles, features, and data on donors, charities & foundations, corporate donations and CEO compensation.
Ref. AS 911 .G45 in Stamps Reading Room.
Compendium of statistics on various aspects of American philanthropy.
Information about the missions, programs, and finances of IRS-recognized organizations.
Includes statistics on the nonprofit sector, a database of nonprofits, and help for nonprofits on filing 990s. Registration is necessary to access the most detailed data.