ARTICLES WITH TAG: CSR

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 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.

Shareholder activism in France: the good, the bad, and the ugly
Sustainability

Shareholder activism in France: the good, the bad, and the ugly

by Viviane De Beaufort

Europe is far from the Far West, but according to Professor Viviane de Beaufort, Director of the European Center for Law and Economics (CEDE), shots have started flying!

Running Green: Sustainability at the Paris Marathon
Sustainability

Running Green: Sustainability at the Paris Marathon

by Stefan Gröschl

The Paris Marathon is just one of the many hundred of endurance events planned for 2017. How can we minimize its environmental impact?

When a vision serves a purpose
Sustainability

When a vision serves a purpose

by Ashok Som

When consumer awareness of social responsibility of the cosmetic industry rose, Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) adjusted to the changing market requirements and focused more and more on corporate sustainability. How did they do it? A case study by Ashok Som, Professor of Strategy and Management, ESSEC Business School.

Making Gender Diversity Work
Strategy

Making Gender Diversity Work

by Stefan Gröschl

In the run-up to International Women’s Day 2017, Stefan Gröschl, Professor of Management, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Consultant and Co-founder of the Chair of Leadership and Diversity at ESSEC Business School, takes a critical look at the current gender diversity debate and provides suggestions to make gender diversity and inclusion more effective in the workplace.

How the Beauty Sector Got a Wake-Up Call
Strategy

How the Beauty Sector Got a Wake-Up Call

by Ashok Som

In the beauty industry especially, the trend has been towards sustainability and CSR policies triggered by consumers. A brief history by Ashok Som, Professor of Strategy and Management at ESSEC Business School and Co-Director of the ESSEC-Bocconi EMiLUX program.

China Urgently Needs More Responsible Entrepreneurs
Sustainability

China Urgently Needs More Responsible Entrepreneurs

by Hamid Bouchikhi

These actors have the power to reverse the ecological and social consequences of China’s growth-at-any-cost policies.

Can Professors Contribute to Society Outside of the Lecture Hall?
Sustainability

Can Professors Contribute to Society Outside of the Lecture Hall?

by Charles Cho

Professors are expected to have a higher standard of professional ethics, which may help obtain better CSR performance ratings. From the paper “Professors on the Board: Do They Contribute to Society Outside the Classroom?” by Prof. Charles Cho at ESSEC Business School, Jay Heon Jung, Byungjin Kwak, Jaywon Lee, and Choong-Yuel Yoo. Published in The Journal of Business Ethics.

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