ARTICLES WITH TAG: Center of Excellence Management & Society

TOP RESEARCH Downsizing: what makes a bitter recipe sweeter?
Strategy

Downsizing: what makes a bitter recipe sweeter?

by Aarti Ramaswami

Professor Aarti Ramaswami, Director of the ESSEC Global MBA programme, digs deep into the sensitive issue of downsizing to reveal the factors across countries that make it either indigestible for stakeholders – or easier to swallow.

The other side of the global environmental conversation
Sustainability

The other side of the global environmental conversation

by Hamid Bouchikhi

Professor Hamid Bouchikhi spoke with ESSEC Knowledge LIVE to discuss COP 23 and the critical role entrepreneurs must play in a more sustainable future.

TOP RESEARCH Crowdfunding as reciprocal giving
Sustainability

Crowdfunding as reciprocal giving

by Arthur Gautier

New research by ESSEC Business School’s Kevin André and Arthur Gautier looks at how reward-based crowdfunding platforms are shaking-up the self-Interest vs. altruism dichotomy.

TOP RESEARCH Can Financial Markets Push for CSR?
Economy & Finance

Can Financial Markets Push for CSR?

by Adrián Zicari

Those in advanced and developed industrial countries may be tempted to view emerging markets as irresponsible producers of pollution and a culprit for much of the world’s global warming. But research on South America reveals a surge in local-specific sustainability indexes for investors seeking a clearer picture of firms’ responsible business practices.

TOP RESEARCH Building a Sustainable Capitalism From the Bottom-Up
Sustainability

Building a Sustainable Capitalism From the Bottom-Up

by Bernard Leca

Why has Corporate Social Responsibility so-far failed to usher in a new, more sustainable paradigm? In his article “Is Corporate Social Responsibility a New Spirit of Capitalism?”, Professor Bernard Leca, with co-authors Kazmi (Aston Business School) and Naccache (INSEEC Business School), argues that a bottom-up approach, focusing on the participation of employees and not just managers.

TOP RESEARCH VIDEO: 3 Minutes to Improve the Effectiveness of Corporate Giving
Sustainability

VIDEO: 3 Minutes to Improve the Effectiveness of Corporate Giving

by Anne-Claire Pache

As philanthropy and philanthropic practices are becoming increasingly common in the business setting, how can companies develop philanthropic strategies to maximize their social impact? Professor Anne-Claire Pache explains in 3 minutes.

TOP RESEARCH Sustainability in Fifty Shades of Green
Sustainability

Sustainability in Fifty Shades of Green

by Jan Lepoutre

Karoline Strauss and Jan Lepoutre, Professors of Management at ESSEC Business School, together with Geoffrey Wood, Essex Business School, University of Essex, argue that sustainability requires unique change in organizations and explain how employees across different levels of the organization can support it.

Paris 2024: The Urban Legacy of Mega-Events, Explained in 3 Minutes
Innovation

Paris 2024: The Urban Legacy of Mega-Events, Explained in 3 Minutes

by Ingrid Nappi-Choulet

VIDEO: Professor Ingrid Nappi-Choulet, Professor of Public and Private Policy at ESSEC Business School, and Chaired Professor for the Real Estate and Sustainable Development Chair, explains what consequences the 2024 Olympics might have on the Paris landscape.

Paris 2024: Paralympians in the Spotlight!
Sustainability

Paris 2024: Paralympians in the Spotlight!

by Stefan Gröschl

Professor Stefan Groschl explains why he thinks the Paris Olympics in 2024 might offer up the perfect opportunity to bring Paralympians the media attention they deserve.

TOP RESEARCH The CEO’s Journey to Sustainability
Sustainability

The CEO’s Journey to Sustainability

by Stefan Gröschl

Stefan Gröschl, Prof. of Management at ESSEC Business School and spokesman on CSR, shares his latest research on ex-Puma CEO Jochen Zeitz and the journey to sustainability.Our lessons come from the journey, not the destination

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