• Chapter 1 - Introduction
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Overall aim of this paper
  • 1.3 Research Obejctives
  • 1.4 Research Method
  • 1.5 Limitations
  • 1.6 Summary of Chapters
  • Chapter 2 - Literature Review
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Setting the background
  • 2.3.Corporate Social Responsibility – The idea in brief
  • 2.4 Why CSR? – Insights on motivational factors
  • 2.5 Corporate Social Performance and Corporate Financial Performance–Does it pay to be good?
  • 2.6 Conceptual Frameworks - How to align Shareholder Value and CSR
  • 2.7 Conclusion
  • Chapter 3 – Methodology and Research Design
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Research aim and rationale
  • 3.3 Research Methodology for the assessment of Research objectives
  • 3.4 Conclusion
  • Chapter 4 - Analysis: Major findings and contributions to solving the research objectives
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Analysis of Research Objective 1: How does BASF align shareholder Value and CSR?
  • 4.3 Analysis of Research Objective 2: Is there a relationship between the CSP and CFP of BASF
  • 4.4 Assessing the relationship between BASF’s CSP and CFP
  • 4.5 Analysis: Linking both research objectives
  • 4.6 Summary
  • Chapter 5 - Conclusion
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Review: Aim and research objectives
  • 5.3 Research Findings and Research Conclusion
  • 5.4 Recommendations for Future Research and BASF
  • 5.5 Final Outlook
  • References
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix
  • Appendix I
  • Appendix II
  • Appendix III
  • Appendix IV