The Continuity and Stability of Corporate Philanthropy Donation: Evidence from Chinese Firms’ Response to Disaster Relief

S. Rick Fernandez Hurtado, J. Pablo Betancur Agudelo


This paper investigates the determinants of continuity and stability of corporate philanthropy donation. By taking
Chinese listed companies’ donations and two earthquakes as the sample, we find that media attention, product
type, firm size, and past donation size have active effects in surveying the companies to perform the continuous
social responsibility. Sustained and steady charitable giving depends on external pressure and internal motivation.
The findings indicate that profitability, cash resource availability, and leverage will not affect the likelihood of a
firms charitable giving in response to nature disaster for those who have a history of giving to disaster relief.

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International Journal of Business and Management   ISSN 1833-3850 (Print)   ISSN 1833-8119 (Online)

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