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Corporate citizenship: Sources for tracking the social performance of corporations

Wendy Diamond (Reference librarian at the Business Library of the University of California, Berkeley.)
Andy Kivel (Business information specialist at the DataCenter, Oakland, California.)

Reference Services Review

ISSN: 0090-7324

Article publication date: 1 January 1992



Not since the Great Depression of the 1930s have the activities of individual corporations come under as much scrutiny as they have over the past decade. With daily headlines about the savings and loan crisis, insider trading, layoffs and plant closures, green marketing, ingredient labeling practices, and influence‐peddling political contributions, the new watchwords in the business world are ethics, accountability, and social responsibility.


Diamond, W. and Kivel, A. (1992), "Corporate citizenship: Sources for tracking the social performance of corporations", Reference Services Review, Vol. 20 No. 1, pp. 7-26.




Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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