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CUHK Business School Research Finds the Inconsistent ESG Scores from Different Rating Agencies Decreased Investor Demand for Green Stocks

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Inconsistent ESG Scores from Different Rating Agencies Decreased Investor Demand for Green Stocks

HONG KONG SAR, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) - Sustainable investing, once viewed as an outlier maybe only a decade ago, has never been more popular. To put things into perspective, sustainable funds in the U.S. attracted record investment of nearly US$2 trillion in the first quarter of 2021, according to industry data provider Morningstar. As demand for [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Earthquake Experiences Affected People’s Spending Habits in China

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Earthquake Experiences Affected People’s Spending Habits in China

HONG KONG SAR, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – China has seen some of the most destructive earthquakes in history. For example, the devastating 2008 Earthquake in Sichuan province killed over 69,000 people, left up to 11 million people homeless and caused up to US$20 billion in property damage. The country sits atop seismically active areas, and it [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals China’s State-owned Media Plays Vital Role in Supplying News to Financial Markets

CUHK Business School Research Reveals China’s State-owned Media Plays Vital Role in Supplying News to Financial Markets

HONG KONG SAR, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) - Chinese state-owned news media has long been criticised as being the government’s “mouthpiece” due to its ties to the Chinese government. Many question the value of news reports they produce because report the information that the government intends to share. Setting aside this stereotypical image, a recent study [...]

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Loopholes that Enable Companies to Greenwash Their Supply Chains

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Loopholes that Enable Companies to Greenwash Their Supply Chains

HONG KONG SAR, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) - The days of running businesses solely for profit are long gone. Businesses, large or small, must make considerable efforts to be socially responsible and eco-friendly. A past survey shows that 91 percent of global consumers expect businesses to address social and environmental issues, and 90 percent of them [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds FinTech Innovations Can Enhance the Stability and Profitability of Financial Institutions in Emerging Markets

CUHK Business School Research Finds FinTech Innovations Can Enhance the Stability and Profitability of Financial Institutions in Emerging Markets

HONG KONG SAR, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) - The rapid development of financial technology, also known as FinTech, in recent years has transformed how people use financial services. On the one hand, the increasing use of automation in banking services has brought with it greater convenience for consumers. On the flip side, the advent of new [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Risk of Establishing Strategic Corporate Alliances During Periods of Market Uncertainty

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Risk of Establishing Strategic Corporate Alliances During Periods of Market Uncertainty

HONG KONG, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Whenever there is great uncertainty in the market, it is not uncommon for firms to seek out a business partner to leverage on each other’s strengths to develop new business opportunities as well as to help shoulder risks. A case in point is the famous AOL Time Warner [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Tourism Destinations Can Reduce Visitor Misbehaviour

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Tourism Destinations Can Reduce Visitor Misbehaviour

HONG KONG SAR, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) - It’s been a bad year for tourism and a boom in the travel and hospitality sector would no doubt be good for the economy. However, it could also be a nightmare for people living and working amid the flux of transient tourists. It wasn’t that long ago that we [...]

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

HONG KONG SAR, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) - How important is experience in entrepreneurial success? If you take a look at the world’s most successful businesspeople, the anecdotal evidence would point to the negative. Consider that Bill Gates didn’t have any experience running a business before Microsoft, and neither did Steve Jobs before co-founding Apple. Fast forward [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds People Adapt and Grow More Conscientious When Promoted to Supervisory Roles at Work

CUHK Business School Research Finds People Adapt and Grow More Conscientious When Promoted to Supervisory Roles at Work

HONG KONG SAR, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – “It’s not who I am underneath, it’s what I do that defines me,” so says the titular hero from the 2005 blockbuster, Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale as the billionaire caped crusader. Instead of the hero Batman, a group of academics were inspired by what is probably [...]

CUHK Business School Research Shows CSR Activities by a Corporate Parent Can Help Subsidiaries Build Trust in Overseas Markets

CUHK Business School Research Shows CSR Activities by a Corporate Parent Can Help Subsidiaries Build Trust in Overseas Markets

HONG KONG SAR, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) - In the post COVID-19 world, managing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme that makes a meaningful difference, balances the views and concerns of diverse stakeholders, and is cost effective can be a difficult tightrope to walk even for companies looking at their home market. This task likely becomes even [...]