Large, corporations are analyzed in 8 categories: Climate Change, Employee Relations, Environment, Financial, Governance, Human Rights, Lobbying and Philanthropy. Refer to the PDF for the most recent list. There is also a detailed discussion of the methodology of the rankings under "Climate Change, Employee Relations, Environment, Financial, Governance, Human Rights, Lobbying and Philanthropy."
The indexes provided here allow asset managers to analyze "reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios." Look under "Data" and "Publications" for the most recent and fulsome information on corporations, separated by geographic region.
"A leader in corporate responsibility since 1992, BSR works with its global network of more than 250 member companies to develop sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration."
Stanford University's Center for Social Innovation lists research resources in a variety of areas, one of which is corporate social responsibility. Resources include articles and lectures, among others. Please not some resources are restricted to the Stanford Community.
"The ECGI is an international scientific non-profit association. We provide a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice."
"Social Venture Circle (SVC) is a membership network that equips entrepreneurs, impact investors, and capacity-builders with connections, money, and expertise in order to build businesses that drive the NEXT economy: one that is regenerative, equitable and prosperous for all."
"The Ceres-CookESG SEC Sustainability Disclosure Search helps you understand how companies are tackling material risks and opportunities they face from climate change. The tool scours the text of SEC annual (10-K) filings and automatically identifies disclosure related to climate change."