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