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Newsletter #20
December 2017

 

 

 

On 8th November, 15,000 scientists from 184 different countries signed a “warning (letter) to humanity,” urging the global community to tackle problems such as, notably, climate change. At the COP23 also held this month, the large majority of world leaders were clear on the need to take action. This special issue reflects the HEC Paris' Society & Organizations Center’s triple orientation: Think, Teach, Act for an inclusive and sustainable world!

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Business environnement

 

On 8th November, 15,000 scientists from 184 different countries signed a “warning (letter) to humanity,” urging the global community to tackle problems such as, notably, climate change. At the COP23 also held this month, the large majority of world leaders were clear on the need to take action. This special issue reflects the HEC Paris' Society & Organizations Center’s triple orientation: Think, Teach, Act for an inclusive and sustainable world! Read full text...

 

 

 

On 8th November, 15,000 scientists from 184 different countries signed a “warning (letter) to humanity,” urging the global community to tackle problems such as, notably, climate change. At the COP23 also held this month, the large majority of world leaders were clear on the need to take action. This special issue reflects the HEC Paris' Society & Organizations Center’s triple orientation: Think, Teach, Act for an inclusive and sustainable world! Read full text...

 

 

 

 

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Business environnement

 

TEACH: New Business Models

Lise Pénillard and Jeremy Ghez

 

 

 

Master in Sustainability and Social Innovation: training “realistic idealists”

 

 

Business as usual? No more. Climate change, strains on natural resources, and growing social and economic inequalities mean that a fundamental shift is required in the way we do business, to ensure that the production of goods and services remains efficient while addressing these issues. This is why HEC offers a master's program specifically geared to train future leaders in sustainable management.

 

 

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Business environnement

 

THINK: Corporate Strategy

Rodolphe Durand

 

 

 

Under Pressure: Helping Executives respond to CSR demands

 

 

Organizations can get burnt if they don’t respond to social and environmental demands; at the same time, responding can be costly. In their study, Rodolphe Durand and co-authors model why some decision makers respond to these demands, while others do not. They explain why salient issues don’t always receive adequate response.

 

 

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THINK: Law and Regulation

David Restrepo Amariles and Arnaud Van Waeyenberge

 

 

 

CSR and Legal Liablility: How to Foster Global Standards and Enforcement?

 

 

Are standards and other regulatory devices implemented in corporate social responsibility binding for corporations? Yes, answer Arnaud Van Waeyenberge and his co-author David Restrepo-Amariles, who have demonstrated that CSR increasingly operates as a genuine normative system and can even stand in for the law.

 

 

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ACT: Annual Workshops and International Debates 

Society & Organizations Center invites leaders on HEC Campus

 

 

 

Cities in Transition: Clarion Call to Scale Up Alliances

 

 

Almost 500 people attended October’s annual SnO (Society and Organizations) Center HEC conference to explore new city models based on key alliances for carbon neutrality, inclusion and citizen empowerment. With activist Rob Hopkins, Essonne’s LREM Deputy Amélie de Montchalin and Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé.

 

 

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THINK: Collaborations

Olivier Chatain and Elena Plaksenkova

 

 

 

Dancing with the devil: when NGOs partner with commercial firms

 

 

NGOs and commercial firms often form partnerships. What is it that drives these alliances and who really benefits? Olivier Chatain and Elena Plaksenkova created a theoretical model to understand these collaborations better. They find that NGOs make trade-offs, and commercial firms are often disappointed with the outcomes. 

 

 

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Business environnement

 

ACT: Build a more inclusive global economy

With Danone, Schneider Electric, and Renault

 

 

 

The Movement for Social * Business Impact Blows out its First Candle

 

 

November 9, 2016 witnessed the official launching of one of HEC Paris’ most ambitious initiatives, the Movement for Social * Business Impact, MS*BI. The far-reaching project seeks to accompany business and entrepreneurs in a joint mission to build a more inclusive global economy. MS*BI also aspires to help businesses to maximize their social impact while improving their economic development. Knowledge analyzes the developments in the past year of a Movement hoping to help build a new type of capitalism.

 

 

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Business environnement

 

THINK: New Perspectives

Rodolphe Durand

 

 

 

How Can We Shape Capitalism to Increase Human Well-Being?

 

 

Fighting poverty and rebalancing wealth creation and appropriation is a fundamental issue for the 21st century. The excesses of financial capitalism have increased disparities in wealth accumulation, and the incipient technological post-capitalist age holds as many promises as threats for human societies. 

 

 

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