The Corporate Responsibility and Citizenship Resource Hub is an online resource for inter-disciplinary research and commentary produced at Harvard University which speak to issues in corporate responsibility and citizenship, as well as elements of sustainability, ESG and corporate governance.  As a part of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government’s historic and continuing commitment to these issues, this curated resource hub presents content from across Harvard's faculty and affiliates on issues relating to these themes to enhance our knowledge of and approaches to corporate responsibility and citizenship.

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2024

The Allocation of Socially Responsible CapitalDaniel Green and Benjamin N. Roth. Forthcoming Article, 2024

Could social business become the norm - Julie Battilana, Book Chapter. 2024

Differentiating on Diversity: How Disclosing Workforce Diversity Influences Consumer Choice - Maya Balakrishnan, Jimin Nam and Ryan W. Buell. Forthcoming Paper, 2024

2023

Workplace gender diversity and employee turnover - Aiyesha Dy and George Serafeim, November 2023

A Conversation on Leadership, Ethics, and Corporate Accountability​​​​​​​ - Nien-hê Hsieh, November 2023

What Does 'Stakeholder Capitalism' Mean to You?: A Guide to the Four Main TypesLynn S. Paine. September-October 2023

 Generative AI and Social Impact: The role of business. Zahid Torres-Rahman and Jane Nelson. Business Fights Poverty, 2023. 

Accountability of Corporate Emissions Reduction Targets - Xiaoyan Jiang, Shawn Kim and Shirley Lu

Walking the Purpose-Talk Inside a Large Company: Sustainable Product Development as an Instance of Divergent Change. Julie Battilana. May, 2023.

Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals. Jane Nelson. May 2023.

Can Purpose Foster Stakeholder Trust in Corporations? - Ranjay Gulati. May, 2023.

Giving-by-proxy triggers subsequent charitable behavior - Jillian Jordan, March 2023

Getting a Clearer View of Your Company’s Carbon FootprintRobert S. Kaplan, Karthik Ramanna and Stefan Reichelstein, April 2023

Increasing the Demand for Workers with a Criminal Record - Will Dobbie, Zoe Cullen, February 2023

Moral Firms? - Rebecca Henderson, February 2023

Concerns about Patient Access to Biopharmaceuticals and Outcomes - Amitabh Chandra, January 2023

2022

Ensuring Your Products Aren't Used For Discrimination - Michael Luca, October 2022

Corporate Ownership and ESG Performance - Peter Tufano, October 2022

A Framework for Business Action on Climate Justice - Jane Nelson, October 2022

The Essential Link Between ESG Targets and Financial Performance - Mark Kramer, September 2022

In the COVID Era, Corporate Health Benefits Demand CEO Leadership - Regina Herzlinger, September 2022

Entry Points: Gaining Momentum in Early-Stage Cross-Boundary Collaborations - Hannah Riley Bowles, August 2022

Why sustainable governance and integrity are crucial for ESG - Jane Nelson, July 2022

Will Corporations Deliver Value to All Stakeholders - Lucian Bebchuk, June 2022

The Case for Living Wages, Jane Nelson, May 2022

A living wage increases economic productivity while reducing poverty - Jane Nelson, May 2022

Does Enlightened Shareholder Value Add Value? - Lucian Bebchuk, May 2022

The Case for Living Wages: How to improve business performance and tackle poverty. Barford, Anna, Richard Gilbert, Annabel Beales, Marina Zorila and Jane Nelson. University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Shift and Business Fights Poverty, May 2022.

We Need Better Carbon Accounting. Here's How to Get There. - Robert Kaplan, April 2022

Sustainability Strategies and Net-Zero Goals - Robert Kaplan, April 2022

Creating High-Impact Coalitions – Rosabeth Kanter, March 2022

Democratizing Work: Redistributing Power in Organizations for a Democratic and Sustainable Future – Julie Battilana, March 2022

The Messy but Essential Pursuit of Purpose – Ranjay Gulati, March 2022

 Business as a platform for human flourishing: now what do we do with that?  Emerald Publishing  - McNeely, Eileen, January, 2022

Stakeholder Capitalism in the Time of Covid - Lucian Bebchuck, February 2022

Which Corporate ESG News does the Market React to? – George Serafeim, 2022

Carbon Footprinting and Pricing under Climate Concerns – Marco Bertini, 2022

 

2021

When Less Is More: Consumers Prefer Brands that Donate More in Relative versus Absolute Terms – Leslie John, December 2021

Accounting for Climate Change - Robert Kaplan, November / December 2021

Achieving Gender Balance at All Levels of Your Company - Iris Bohnet, November 2021

B Corps: Can it Remake Capitalism in Japan - Geoffrey Jones, November 2021

Mission Hydrogen: Accelerating the Transition to a Low Carbon Economy - Henry Lee, October 2021

 Business and Climate Justice: Putting People at the Heart of Climate Action. Zahid Torres-Rahman, Jane Nelson and Tara Shine. Business Fights Poverty, October 2021.

The Facebook Trap – Andy Wu, October 2021

To Regulate Network-Based Platforms, Look at Their Data – Chiara Farronato, October 2021

A socially responsible financial institution – The bumpy road to improving consumer well-being. Evaluation and Program Planning - Piotr Bialowolski, Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Eileen McNeely, June 2021

A socially responsible financial institution - The bumpy road to improving consumer well-being - Dorota Węziak-Białowolska, June 2021

The Big Benefits of Employee Ownership - Ethan Rouen, May 2021

Shareholder Activism and Firms' Voluntary Disclosure of Climate Change Risks- Michael W. Toffel, April 2021 

Keeping Pace with ESG Disclosure Developments Affecting Investors, Public Companies and the Capital Markets - John Coates, April 2021

The Sustainable Corporate Governance Initiative in Europe – Mark Roe, April 2021

Reimagining the Balanced Scorecard for the ESG Era – Robert Kaplan, February 2021

Humanizing Strategy - Hirotaka Takeuchi, January 2021

Why ESG Funds Fail to Scale – George Serafeim, January 2021

The Sustainable Corporate Governance Initiative in Europe - Mark Roe, Holger Spamann, Jesse Fried, Charles Wang, 2021

Ten Years After: From UN Guiding Principles to Multi-Fiduciary Obligations - John Ruggie, 2021

Can We Afford Sustainable Business? – Marco Bertini, 2021

Decarbonizing Everything - George Serafeim, 2021

Impact-Weighted Financial Accounts: A Paradigm Shift - Ethan Rouen and George Serafeim, 2021

Look 'Outside the Building' for the Future of Leadership – Rosabeth Kanter, 2021

Consumer Disclosure – Leslie John, 2021
 

2020

How behavioural sciences can promote truth, autonomy and democratic discourse online - Cass Sunstein, November 2020

Climate in the Boardroom: Struggling to Reconcile Business as Usual & the End of the World as We Know It - Rebecca Henderson, October 2020

A New Model for Ethical Leadership – Max Bazerman, October 2020

Social-Impact Efforts That Create Real Value - George Serafeim, October 2020

COVID-19 Is Rewriting the Rules of Corporate Governance – Lynn Paine, October 2020

Where ESG Ratings Fail: The Case for New Metrics – Mark Kramer, September 2020

Improving Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains: The Role of Institutional Environments and Monitoring Program Design – Michael Toffel, August 2020

Companies Must Go Beyond Random Acts of Humanitarianism – Ranjay Gulati, August 2020

Why some companies leapt to support the COVID-19 response, Jane Nelson, July 2020

Integrated Corporate Governance: Six Leadership Priorities for Boards Beyond the Crisis - Jane Nelson, June 2020

Sustainability, Business, and Health - George Serafeim, Amanda Rischbieth, Howard Koh, June 2020

The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice – Mark Kramer, June 2020

Corporate Resilience and Response During COVID-19 - George Serafeim, June 2020

How Transparency into Internal and External Responsibility Initiatives Influences Consumer Choice – Ryan Buell, May 2020

From Response to Rebuilding Better: Creating a more inclusive and resilient future for those most impacted by COVID-19. Zahid Torres-Rahman and Jane Nelson. Business Fights Poverty, May 2020. 

Coronavirus Is Putting Corporate Social Responsibility to the Test – Mark Kramer, April 2020

 Business and COVID-19: Supporting the most vulnerable. Zahid Torres-Rahman and Jane Nelson. Business Fights Poverty, April 2020.

Is Higher Work Engagement Associated With Healthy Behaviors? A Longitudinal Study - Ichiro Kawachi, March 2020

The Illusory Promise of Stakeholder Governance - Lucian Bebchuk, March 2020

An Institutional Approach to Gender Diversity and Firm Performance – Letian Zhang, February 2020

Companies Must Include Environmental and Social Performance Measures – George Serafeim, February 2020

Material Sustainability Information and Stock Price Informativeness – George Serafeim, February 2020

3 Actions Business Leaders Can Take to Help Solve Our Water Crisis - Jane Nelson, January 2020

How Global Leaders Should Think About Solving Our Biggest Problems – Mark Kramer, January 2020

Research on Corporate Sustainability: Review and Directions for Future Research - George Serafeim, 2020

Recovering the Logic of Double Effect for Business: Intentions, Proportionality, and Impermissible Harms - Nien-he Hsieh, 2020

Tackling Climate Change Requires Organizational Purpose – Rebecca Henderson and George Serafeim, 2020

2019 & before

The Social Purpose of CorporationsNien-he Hsieh, Marco Meyer, David Rodin and Jens van ‘t Klooster. 2018

Rethinking 'Good Governance'Lynn S. Paine and Joseph L. Bower 2018

Business Responsibilities for Human Rights: A Commentary on Arnold​​​​​​​. Nien-hê Hsieh. July 2017

The Error at the Heart of Corporate Leadership. Joseph L. Bower and Lynn S. Paine. May-June 2017

The Responsibilities and Role of Business in Relation to Society: Back to Basics? Nien-hê Hsieh. April 2017

The Social Contract Model of Corporate Purpose and ResponsibilityNien-hê Hsieh. October 2015

Should Business Have Human Rights Obligations? Nien-hê Hsieh. April-June 2015

The Truth about CSRKasturi Rangan, Lisa Chase and Sohel Karim. Jan-Feb 2015

Multinational Corporations, Global Justice and Corporate Responsibility: A Question of Purpose. Nien-hê Hsieh. 2013

Creating Shared Value. Michael E. Porter and Mark R. Kramer. Harvard Business Review, 2011

 Social Entrepreneurship In The Middle East: Toward Sustainable Development For The Next Generation. Ehaab Abdou, Amina Fahmy, Diana Greenwald, and Jane Nelson. Wolfensohn Center for Development at Brookings, Dubai School of Government, and Silatech, 2010.

 Strengthening America’s Global Development Partnerships: A Policy Blueprint for Better Collaboration Between the U.S. Government, Business and Civil Society. Nelson, Jane and Noam Unger. Brookings Institution, May 2009. 

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Priority of Shareholders. Nien-hê Hsieh. 2009

Corporate Social Responsibility Through an Economic LensForest L. Reinhardt, Robert N. Stavins and Richard H.K. Vietor, Summer 2008

 Partnering to Strengthen Public Governance: The Leadership Challenge for CEOs and Boards. Cramer, Aron, with Valerie Weinzierl, Richard Samans, Jane Nelson, and Simon Zadek. World Economic Forum and Business for Social Responsibility, with AccountAbility, Harvard University, and International Business Leaders Forum, January 2008.

Environmental Protection and the Social Responsibility of Firms: Perspectives from the Business LiteratureForest Reinhardt, 2005

It's not all doom and gloom: 8 experts on their reasons to be optimistic in 2024 | Jane Nelson | January 12, 2024

5 Insights on Generative AI, Social Impact and the Role of Business | Zahid Torres-Rahman and Jane Nelson | June 29, 2023 

We Are Smack in the Middle of a New Gilded Age | Jane Hoffman | 2023

Big Tech Makes Billions Off Our Personal Data. It’s Time for the US to Pull in the Reins | Jane Hoffman | 2023

Ensuring Your Products Aren't Used For Discrimination | Michael Luca | October 2022

A Framework for Business Action on Climate Justice | Zahid Torres-Rahman, Jane Nelson and Tara Shine | October 17, 2022

When Hiring CEOs, Focus on CharacterAiyesha Dey | July-August 2022 

Why sustainable governance and integrity are crucial for ESG | Gabriel Cecchini, Rachel Davidson Raycroft, Jane Nelson, and Carlos Santiso | July 29, 2022

The big fallacy in the backlash against ESG and stakeholder capitalism | Richard Samans and Jane Nelson | May 24, 2022

A living wage increases economic productivity while reducing poverty | Anna Barford and Jane Nelson | May 16, 2022

Achieving Gender Balance at All Levels of Your Company | Iris Bohnet and Additional Authors: Siri Chilazi, Oliver Hauser | November 2021

Manage the Suppliers That Could Harm Your Brand Michael Toffel | April 2021

Shareholders Are Pressing for Climate Risk Disclosures. That's Good for Everyone | Michael Toffel | April 2021

Systems leadership can change the world – but what exactly is it? | Lisa Dreier, David Nabarro and Jane Nelson | September 24, 2020 

Roles Foundations Play in Shaping Impact Investing | David Wood | July 13, 2020

Why some companies leapt to support the COVID-19 response | Lisa Dreier and Jane Nelson | July 6, 2020

Integrated Corporate Governance: Six Leadership Priorities for Boards Beyond the Crisis | Richard Samans and Jane Nelson | June 18, 2020

The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial JusticeMark R. Kramer | June 2020

Walking the Talk of Stakeholder Capitalism | Jane Nelson | January 2020

3 actions business leaders can take to help solve our water crisis | Callie Stinson and Jane Nelson | January 20, 2020 

The Social Inequality Index | Jane Hoffman | 2020

Why the answer to water insecurity is working together | Elsa Galarza Contreras and Jane Nelson | January 25, 2018

4 priorities in the race to build a sustainable global food system | Juergen Voegele and Jane Nelson | January 18, 2019

Supporting Research in Neglected Tropical Diseases | Jane Nelson | July 11, 2016

Four Reasons Why GSK and Save the Children’s Partnership Stands Out | Jane Nelson| June 1, 2016

No Company Can Solve a Massive Global Problem on Its Own | Wiebe Draijer, Jane Nelson and Lisa Dreier | January 21, 2016

Giving Women a Seat at the Economic Table | Jane Nelson | July 1, 2014

Corporate Social Responsibility: Emerging good practice for a new era | Jane Nelson | Q2 2014

Strengthening Inclusive Business Ecosystems - Building Capacity for the Next Generation of Project Nurtures | Jane Nelson | May 2013

A Call to Action for Business | Jane Nelson | Spring 2013

Corporate Responsibility Initiative (CRI)

CRI Working Papers offer a variety of perspectives on defining, categorizing, and evaluating issues related to corporate responsibility. The Working Paper series includes the work of CRI faculty, senior fellows, and staff members, as well as affiliated scholars from other institutions. Many Working Papers are subsequently published in trade or peer-reviewed journals or as book chapters.

Risk, Uncertainty, and the Future of Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence | Malcolm Rogge | December 2022 | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 81

Integrating Human Rights Due Diligence Into Model Supply Chain Contracts | John F.  Sherman, III | December 2022 | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 80

Human Rights Due Diligence and Corporate Governance | John F.  Sherman, III | June 2021 | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 79

Ten Years After: From UN Guiding Principles to Multi-Fiduciary Obligations | John G. Ruggie, Caroline Rees and Rachel Davis | May 2021 | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 78

Irresponsible Exit: Exercising Force Majeure Provisions in Procurement Contracts | John F. Sherman, III | January 2021 | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 77

Making 'Stakeholder Capitalism' Work: Contributions from Business & Human Rights | John G. Ruggie, Caroline Rees and Rachel Davis | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 76, November 2020

Transforming How Business Impacts People: Unlocking the Collective Power of Five Distinct Narratives | Caroline Rees | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 75, November 2020

Integrated Corporate Governance: A Practical Guide to Stakeholder Capitalism for Boards of Directors | Richard Samans and Jane Nelson | World Economic Forum White Paper, June 2020

The General Counsel as Partner in Shaping A Corporate Culture That Respects Human Rights | John F. Sherman, III | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 74

The Contractual Balance Between 'Can I' and 'Should I'?: Mapping the ABA's Model Supply Chain Contract Clauses to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights | John F. Sherman, III | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 73

Bringing Corporate Governance Down to Earth: From Culmination Outcomes to Comprehensive Outcomes in Shareholder and Stakeholder Capitalism | Malcolm Rogge | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 72

Beyond CSR: The Story of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights | John Sherman III | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 71

Nevsun puts Canada's Corporate Decision Makers in the Human Rights Zone | Malcolm Rogge | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 70

The Paradox of Corporate Globalization: Disembedding and Reembedding Governing Norms | M-RCBG Faculty Working Paper Series No. 2020-01 | March 2020

Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining 'Sustainable Investing' 
John G. Ruggie and Emily K. Middleton | June 2018  | CRI Working Paper No. 69

Multinationals as global institution: Power, authority and relative autonomy
John G. Ruggie | June 2017 | Published in Regulation and Governance | CRI Working Paper No. 68

The Social Construction of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
John G. Ruggie | June 2017 | CRI Working Paper No. 67

Human Rights and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Normative Innovations and Implementation Challenges
John Ruggie and Tamaryn Nelson | May 2015 | CRI Working Paper No. 66

Reinforcing Regulatory Regimes: How States, Civil Society, and Codes of Conduct Promote Adherence to Global Labor Standards
Michael W. Toffel, Jodi L. Short, and Melissa Ouellet | January 2013 | CRI Working Paper No. 65

The Impact of the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative & The UN Framework on the Development of the Human Rights Components of ISO 26000
Sandra Atler | June 2011 | CRI Working Paper No. 64

International Support for Effective Dispute Resolution Between Companies and Their Stakeholders: Assessing Needs, Interests, and Models
David Kovick and Caroline Rees | June 2011 | CRI Working Paper No. 63

Corporate Partnerships for Entrepreneurship: Building the Ecosystem in the Middle East and Southeast Asia
Shannon Murphy | December 2010 | CRI Working Paper No. 62

Emerging Nations and Sustainability. Chimera or Leadership?
Simon Zadek | November 2010 | CRI Working Paper No. 61

Corporate Responsibility in African Development: Insights from an Emerging Dialog
Maya Forstater, Simon Zadek, Yang Guang, Kelly Yu, Chen
Xiao Hong and Mark George | October 2010 | CRI Working Paper No. 60

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction: Lessons for the Business and Human Rights Sphere from Six Regulatory Areas
Jennifer A. Zerk | June 2010 | CRI Working Paper No. 59

The Accountability Web: Weaving Corporate Accountability and Interactive TechnologyExecutive Summary
Bill Baue and Marcy Murninghan | May 2010 | CRI Working Paper No. 58

Trade Agreements, Business and Human Rights: The case of export processing zones
Andrew Lang | April 2010 | CRI Working Paper No. 57

Mediation in Business-Related Human Rights Disputes: Objections, Opportunities and Challenges
Caroline Rees | February 2010 | CRI Working Paper No. 56

Human Rights Due Diligence: Is It Too Risky?
John F. Sherman III, Amy Lehr | February 2010 | CRI Working Paper No. 55

Responsible Business in Africa: Chinese Business Leaders’ Perspectives on Performance and Enhancement Opportunities
Simon Zadek, Chen Xiaohong, Li Zhaoxi, Jia Tao, Zhou Yan, Kelly Yu, Maya Forstater, Guy Morgan | November 2009 | CRI Working Paper No. 54

Due Diligence for Human Rights: A Risk-Based Approach
Mark B. Taylor, Luc Zandvliet & Mitra Forouhar | October 2009 | CRI Working Paper No. 53

Business and Philanthropy Partnerships for Human Capital Development in the Middle East
Shannon Murphy | October 2009 | CRI Working Paper No. 52

Human Rights Corporate Accountability Guide: From Laws to Norms to Values
Chip Pitts and John Sherman | Corporate  Responsibility Initiative | 2008 | 
CRI Working Paper No. 51

Government Clubs: Theory and Evidence from Voluntary Environmental Programs
Cary Coglianese and Jennifer Nash | May 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 50

Environmental Leadership Programs: Toward an Initial Assessment
Jonathan Borck, Cary Coglianese, and Jennifer Nash | May 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 49

Evaluating the Social Effects of Performance-Based Environmental Programs
Jonathan Borck, Cary Coglianese, and Jennifer Nash | May 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 48

Evaluating the Impact of SA 8000 Certification
Michael J. Hiscox, Claire Schwartz, and Michael W. Toffel | May 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 47

Coming Clean and Cleaning Up: Is Voluntary Disclosure a Signal of Effective Self-Policing?
Michael W. Toffel and Jodi L. Short | May 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 46

CSR and Public Policy: New Forms of Engagement between Business and Government
Jane Nelson | May 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 45

Corporations and Human Rights: A Survey of the Scope and Patterns of Alleged Corporate-Related Human Rights Abuse
Michael Wright | April 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 44

Corporate Social Responsibility through an Economic Lens
Forest L. Reinhardt, Robert N. Stavins, and Richard H.K. Vietor | April 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 43

Investment Agreements and Human Rights: The Effects of Stabilization Clauses
Andrea Shemberg | March 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 42

Rights-Compatible Grievance Mechanisms: A Guidance Tool for Companies and Their Stakeholders
January 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 41

Grievance Mechanisms for Business and Human Rights: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Gaps
Caroline Rees| January 2008 | CRI Working Paper No. 40

Shamed and Able: How Firms Respond to Information Disclosure
Aaron K. Chatterji and Michael W. Toffel | September 2007 | CRI Working Paper No. 39

Business and Human Rights: The Evolving International Agenda
John Ruggie | June 2007 | CRI Working Paper No. 38

Overview of a Selection of Existing Accountability Mechanisms for Handling Complaints and Disputes
Caroline Rees | June 2007 | CRI Working Paper No. 37

The Rise of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) as a Case of Institutional Entrepreneurship
Halina Szejnwald Brown, Martin de Jong, and Teodorina Lessidrenska | May 2007 | CRI Working Paper No. 36

Encouraging CSI in Italy: The Enabling Role of Government in Mandating, Motivating, and Supporting Responsible Business Practices
Francesco Perrini | April 2007 | CRI Working Paper No. 35

The Operation of Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in a World of Corporate and Other Codes of Conduct
Jane Nelson | March 2007 | CRI Working Paper No. 34

How Well Do Social Ratings Actually Measure Corporate Social Responsibility?
Aaron K. Chatterji, David I. Levine, and Michael W. Toffel | February 2007 | CRI Working Paper No. 33

Building the Institutional Infrastructure for Corporate Social Responsibility
Sandra Waddock | December 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 32

Business Recognition of Human Rights: Global Patterns, Regional and Sectoral Variations
Michael Wright and Amy Lehr | December 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 31

Social Risk as Strategic Risk
Tamara Bekefi, Beth Jenkins, and Beth Kytle | December 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 30

Meaningful Change: Raising the Bar in Supply Chain Workplace Standards
Roseann Casey | November 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 29

Human Rights Policies and Management Practices of Fortune Global 500 Firms: Results of a Survey
John Ruggie | October 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 28

Constructing the License to Operate: Internal Factors and their Influence on Corporate
Environmental Decisions

Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Jennifer Nash, and Cary Coglianese | August 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 27

Beyond Corporate Codes of Conduct: Work Organization and Labor Standards in Two
Mexican Garment Factories

Richard Locke and Monica Romis | August 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 26

Operating in Insecure Environments
Jane Nelson | August 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 25

Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards?: Lessons from Nike
Richard Locke, Fei Quin, and Alberto Brause | July 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 24

Governing Collaborative Governance: Enhancing Development Outcomes by Improving Partnership Governance and Accountability
Simon Zadek and Sasha Radovich | April 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 23

Leveraging the Development Impact of Business in the Fight against Global Poverty
Jane Nelson | April 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 22

Uncommon Partners: The Power of Foundation and Corporation Collaboration
Mark Kramer, Marc Pfitzer and Karin Jestin | March 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 21

Investing in Social Innovation: Harnessing the Potential of Partnership between Corporations and Social Entrepreneurs
Jane Nelson and Beth Jenkins | March 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 20

Business Ethics: The Law of Rules
Michael L. Michael | March 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 19

Game Changing CSR
Mark Kramer and John Kania | February 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 18

The Logic of Collaborative Governance: Corporate Responsibility, Accountability, and the Social Contract
Simon Zadek | January 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 17

Doctrinal Unilateralism and its Limits: America and Global Governance in the New Century
John Gerard Ruggie | January 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 16

The Strategic Use of Decentralized Institutions: Exploring Certification with the ISO 14001 Management Standard
Andrew A. King, Michael J. Lenox, and Ann Terlaak | December 2005 | CRI Working Paper No. 15

Signaling Social Responsibility
Jason Scott Johnston | November 2005 | CRI Working Paper No. 14

Corporate Citizenship in a Global Context
Jane Nelson | May 2005 | CRI Working Paper No. 13

Public Sector Capacity, Corporate Responsibility, and Corporate Profitability in Africa
Malcolm F. McPherson | April 2005 | CRI Working Paper No. 12

Legitimacy and Corporate Governance
Cary Coglianese | March 2005 | CRI Working Paper No. 11

Corporate Social Responsibility as Risk Management
Beth Kytle and John Gerard Ruggie | March 2005 | CRI Working Paper No. 10

Building Public Sector Capacity to Address HIV/AIDS: The Role of the Private Sector
Jane Nelson | January 2005 | CRI Working Paper No. 8

Values-Based Performance: Seven Strategies for Delivering Profits with Principles
Ira Jackson and Jane Nelson | December 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 7

Reconstituting the Global Public Domain: Issues, Actors and Practices
John Gerard Ruggie | December 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 6

American Exceptionalism and Global Governance: A Tale of Two Worlds?
John Gerard Ruggie | April 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 5

Turning Ethical Values into Business Value
Jane Nelson | March 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 4

On Creating Public Value: What Business Might Learn from Government about Strategic Management
Mark Moore and Sanjeev Khagram | March 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 3

On Collaborative Governance
John Donahue | March 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 2

The Public Role of Private Enterprise: Risks, Opportunities and New Models of Engagement
Jane Nelson | February 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 1

CRI reports and policy briefs represent original research on promising approaches to solving complex public problems. They are written by CRI faculty, senior fellows, and staff members, often in collaboration with other organizations.

Systems Leadership for Sustainable Development: Strategies for Achieving Systemic Change  |  Executive Summary |  September 2019 | Lisa Dreier, David Nabarro and Jane Nelson | CRI Report No. 80

Fueling the Business of Nutrition: What will it take to attract more commercial investment into nutritious food value chains?  |  Executive Summary |  October 2018 | Beth Jenkins and Richard Gilbert | CRI Report No. 79

Advocating Together for the SDGs: How Civil Society and Business are Joining Voices to Change Policy, Attitudes and Practices. July 2018 | Richard Gilbert and Jane Nelson | CRI Report No. 78

Climate Risks, Small Scale Farmers and Business: The Case of the Tanzanian Maize Sector. January 2018 | Simon Winter and Kyunghwa Rebecca Jang | CRI Report No. 77

The 2030 Water Resources Group: Collaboration and Country Leadership to Strengthen Water Security ( Full report)Executive Summary. January 2018 | Beth Jenkins, Richard Gilbert, and Jane Nelson | CRI Report No. 76

The Conflict-Free Gold Standard: Building an industry coalition to address the challenges of conflict gold(Full report).  Executive Summary.  November 2017 | Edward Bickham | CRI Report No. 75 

TechnoServe’s East Africa Coffee Initiative: An Example of System Leadership in Practice, September 2017 | Piya Baptista and Beth Jenkins | CRI Report No. 74

Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Collective action by business, governments and civil society to achieve scale and transform markets. July 2017 | Jane Nelson | CRI Report No. 73

Multi-stakeholder Initiatives: Lessons from agriculture. April 2017 | Simon Winter, Maaike Bijker and Melissa Carson | CRI Report No. 72

The role of Multi-stakeholder Initiatives in promoting the resilience of smallholder agriculture to climate change in Africa. April 2017 | Simon Winter, Maaike Bijker and Melissa Carson | CRI Report 71

Growing Together: Strengthening micro-enterprises in value chains. September 2016 | CRI Report No. 70

Supporting Research in Neglected Tropical Diseases: Lessons from AbbVie's Neglected Diseases Initiative. July 2016 | Jane Nelson | CRI Report No. 69

“For the Game. For the World.” FIFA and Human Rights. April 2016 | John G. Ruggie | CRI Report No. 68

TACKLING GLOBAL CHALLENGES: Lessons in System Leadership from the World Economic Forum’s New Vision for Agriculture Initiative (full report)Executive Summary. January 2016 | Jane Nelson and Beth Jenkins | CRI Report No. 67

Business and the United Nations: Working together towards the Sustainable Development Goals: A Framework for Action. November 2015 | Jane Nelson and Business Fights Poverty | CRI Report No. 66

Business and Sustainable Development Goals. September 2015 | Jane Nelson, Beth Jenkins and Richard Gilbert | CRI Report No. 65

Human Rights and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Normative Innovations and Implementation Challenges. May 2015 | John Ruggie and Tamaryn Nelson | CRI Report No. 64

A Path to Empowerment: The role of corporations in supporting women's economic progress (Full report) (Executive Summary) May 2015 | Jane Nelson, Marli Porth, Kara Vilikai, and Honor McGee | CRI Report No. 63

Collaborating for Change in Sugar Production:Building Blocks for Sustainability at Scale. March 2015| Beth Jenkins, Piya Baptista, and Marli Porth | CRI Report No. 62

Empowering Small Businesses in Corporate Value Chains:The Case of SABMiller’s 4e Camino al Progreso Program. March 2015|Beth Jenkins | CRI Report No. 61

Partnering for Impact: Supporting Systemic Change to Deliver the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. September 2014 | Richard Gilbert and Beth Jenkins | CRI Report No. 60

Costs of Company-Community Conflict in the Extractive Sector. May 2014 | Rachel Davis and Daniel Franks | CRI, Shift, and University of Queensland | CRI Report No. 59

Building the foundations for a long-term development partnership: The construction phase of the PNG-LNG ProjectApril 2014 | Jane Nelson and Kara Valikai | CRI Report No. 58

Sustaining and Scaling the Impact of Enterprise Development Programmes: SABMiller’s Approach to Strengthening Business Ecosystems. January 2014 | Beth Jenkins, Richard Gilbert, and Piya Baptista | CRI and Business Fights Poverty | CRI Report No. 57

A New Global Partnership with Business: Delivering the Post- 2015 Development Agenda September 2013 | CRI, Business Action for Africa and The Partnering Initiative | CRI Report No. 56

The Coca-Cola Company's 5by50 Initiative: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Across the Value Chain. Beth Jenkins, Kara Valikai, and Piya Baptista | September 2013 | CRI and Business Fights Poverty | CRI Report No. 55

Sumitomo Chemical and the Fight Against Malaria Using Bednets: A Case Study. Christina Gradl | July 2013 | CRI Report No. 54

Bringing a Human Rights Lens to Stakeholder Engagement. Shift and CRI, 2013 | CRI Report No. 53

Project Nurture: Partnering for Business Opportunity and Development Impact. Beth Jenkins and Lorin Fries | May 2013 | CRI Report No. 52

Conflict Management and Corporate Culture in the Extractives Sector: A Study in Peru. Caroline Rees, Deanna Kemp, and Rachel Davis | September 2012 | CRI Report No. 51

Building a Strategic Alliance for the Fortification of Oil and Other Staple Foods (SAFO): A Case Study. Christina Gradl | May 2012 | CRI Report No. 50

Mobilizing the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania: A Case Study. Beth Jenkins | May 2012 | CRI Report No. 49

Tackling Barriers to Scale: From Inclusive Business Models to Inclusive Business Ecosystems. Christina Gradl and Beth Jenkins | 2011 | CRI Report No. 48

Piloting Principles for Effective Company-Stakeholder Grievance Mechanisms: A Report of Lessons Learned. Caroline Rees | 2011 | CRI Report No. 47

Expanding Opportunity and Access: Approaches that Harness Market and Private Sector to Create Business Value and Development Impact (Full report). Executive Summary. Jane Nelson | 2010 | Report No. 46

Mobile Money Summit 2010: Unleashing the Power of Convergence to Advance Mobile Money Ecosystems. Piya Baptista and Soren Heitmann | 2010 | CRI Report No. 45

The Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Companies Taking a Rights-Aware Approach to Development. The Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights, with contributions from The Institute for Human Rights and Business, and CRI | 2010 | CRI Report No. 44

Scaling Up Inclusive Business: Advancing the Knowledge and Action Agenda. Beth Jenkins and Eriko Ishikawa with Alexis Geaneotes and John H. Paul | 2010 | CRI Report No. 43

Business Partnerships for Development: The Case of the National Beverage Company in the West Bank and Gaza. Shannon Murphy and Jane Nelson | 2010 | CRI Report No. 42

Corporate Partnerships for Entrepreneurship: Building the Ecosystem in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Shannon Murphy | 2010 | CRI Report No. 41

Investing in Girls' Education: An Opportunity for Corporate Leadership. Shannon Murphy with Wivinia Belmonte and Jane Nelson | 2009 | CRI Report No. 40

Accelerating the Development of Mobile Money Ecosystems. Jonathan Dolan | 2009 | CRI Report No. 39

Developing Inclusive Business Models: A Review of Coca-Cola's Manual Distribution Centres in Ethiopia and Tanzania. Jane Nelson, Eriko Ishikawa and Alexis Geaneotes | 2009 |CRI Report No. 38

Report of International Roundtable on Conflict Management and Corporate Culture in the Mining Industry: A Report of an International Roundtable
Caroline Rees | August 2009 | CRI Report No. 37

Embedding Rights Compatible Grievance Processes for External Stakeholders Within Business Culture
John Sherman | August 2009 | CRI Report No. 36

Business Linkages: Enabling Access to Markets at the Base of the Pyramid A report of a roundtable dialogue
Beth Jenkins with Eriko Eshikawa | July 2009 | CRI Report No. 35

Mining industry perspectives on handling community grievances: Summary and analysis of industry interviews.
The University of Queensland, Australia & Harvard Corporate Responsibility Initiative | April 2009. 
CRI Report No. 34

Corporate Social Responsibility in Saudi Arabia and Globally: Key Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices. A Report of the First Leadership Dialogue
Jane Nelson and Shannon Murphy | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2009 | CRI Report No. 33

Access to Remedies for Corporate Human Rights Impacts: Improving Non-Judicial Mechanisms
Caroline Rees | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2008 | CRI Report No. 32

Supporting Entrepreneurship at the Base of the Pyramid through Business Linkages
Beth Jenkins et al. | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2008 | CRI Report No. 31

Developing Mobile Money Ecosystems
Beth Jenkins | International Finance Corporation and Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2008 | CRI Report No. 30

The Role of the Private Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity through Collaborative Action. Report of a Leadership Dialogue, Oct. 18 & 19, 2007
Jane Nelson and Beth Jenkins | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2008 | CRI Report No. 29

Mapping Grievance Mechanisms in the Business and Human Rights Arena
Caroline Rees and David Vermijs | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2008 | CRI Report No. 28

Corporations and Human Rights: Accountability Mechanisms for Resolving Complaints and Disputes
Caroline Rees | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2008 | CRI Report No. 27

Business-Led Corporate Responsibility Coalitions: Learning from the Example of Business In The Community in the UK
David Grayson | Corporate Responsibility Initiative, Cranfield School of Management, UK and Business in the Community, UK | 2007 | CRI Report No. 26

The Role of the Utilities Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity
Christopher N. Sutton | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 24

The Role of the Tourism Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity
Caroline Ashley, Peter De Brine, Amy Lehr, and Hannah Wilde | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 23

The Role of the Information and Communications Technology Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity
William J. Kramer, Beth Jenkins, and Robert S. Katz | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 22

The Role of the Health Care Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity
Adeeb Mahmud and Marcie Parkhurst | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 21

The Role of the Food & Beverage Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity
Marc Pfitzer and Ramya Krishnaswamy | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 20

The Role of the Financial Services Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity
Christopher N. Sutton and Beth Jenkins | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 19

The Role of the Extractive Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity
Holly Wise and Sokol Shtylla | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 18

Expanding Economic Opportunity: The Role of Large Firms
Beth Jenkins | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 17

Business Linkages: Lessons, Opportunities, and Challenges
Beth Jenkins et al. | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 16

Corporations and Human Rights: Accountability Mechanisms for Resolving Complaints and Disputes
Caroline Rees | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2007 | CRI Report No. 15

Business as a Partner in Overcoming Malnutrition: An Agenda for Action
Jane Nelson | Corporate Responsibility Initiative, The Conference Board and International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) | 2006 | CRI Report No. 14

Business as a Partner in Strengthening Public Health Systems in Developing Countries: An Agenda for Action
Jane Nelson | Corporate Responsibility Initiative, The Conference Board and International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) | 2006 | CRI Report No. 13

The Role of Business in Society: An Agenda for Action
Niall Fitzgerald and Mandy Cormack| Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2006 | CRI Report No. 12

The Public Role of Private Enterprise: Evaluating What Works, Developing Leaders, Supporting Policy and Practice. CRI 2nd Anniversary Report 2004-2006
Jane Nelson | Corporate Responsibility Initiative | 2006 | CRI Report No. 11

Viet Nam: Lessons in Building Linkages for Competitive and Responsible Entrepreneurship
Tamara Bekefi | Corporate Responsibility Initiative and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) | 2006 | CRI Report No. 10

Tanzania: Lessons in Building Linkages for Competitive and Responsible Entrepreneurship
Tamara Bekefi | Corporate Responsibility Initiative and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) | 2006 | CRI Report No. 9

Building Linkages for Competitive and Responsible Entrepreneurship: Innovative Partnerships to Foster Small Enterprise, Promote Economic Growth, and Reduce Poverty in Developing Countries - Executive Summary
Jane Nelson | Corporate Responsibility Initiative and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) | 2006 | Executive Summary | CRI Report No. 8-EXEC

Building Linkages for Competitive and Responsible Entrepreneurship: Innovative Partnerships to Foster Small Enterprise, Promote Economic Growth, and Reduce Poverty in Developing Countries
Jane Nelson | Corporate Responsibility Initiative and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) | 2006 | CRI Report No. 8

Business as a Partner in Tackling Micronutrient Deficiency: Lessons in Multisector Partnership
Tamara Bekefi | 2006 | CRI Report No. 7

The Global Road Safety Partnership and Lessons in Multisectoral Collaboration
Tamara Bekefi | 2006 | CRI Report No. 6

Business and International Development: Opportunities, Responsibilities, and Expectations
Corporate Responsibility Initiative, International Business Leaders Forum, and Edelman | 2005 | CRI Report No. 5

Partnering for Success: Business Perspectives on Multistakeholder Partnerships
Corporate Responsibility Initiative, International Business Leaders Forum, and World Economic Forum | 2005 | CRI Report No. 4

Sustainability and Risk: Climate Change and Fiduciary Duty for the Twenty-First Century Trustee
Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES), Corporate Responsibility Initiative, and Energy Technology Innovation Project | 2004 | CRI Report No. 3

HIV/AIDS and Business in Africa and Asia: A Guide to Partnerships
The Center for Business and Government, Social Enterprise Initiative, World Economic Forum and UNAIDS | 2004 | CRI Report No. 2

Leadership, Accountability, and Partnership: Critical Trends and Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility. Report of the CSR Initiative Launch Event
Jane Nelson | 2004 | CRI Report No. 1

Ten Years After: From UN Guiding Principles to Multi-Fiduciary Obligations | John G. Ruggie, Caroline Rees and Rachel Davis | May 2021 | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 78

Making 'Stakeholder Capitalism' Work: Contributions from Business & Human Rights | John G. Ruggie, Caroline Rees and Rachel Davis | Corporate Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 76, November 2020

The Paradox of Corporate Globalization: Disembedding and Reembedding Governing Norms | M-RCBG Faculty Working Paper Series No. 2020-01 | March 2020

Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining 'Sustainable Investing' 
John G. Ruggie and Emily K. Middleton | June 2018  | CRI Working Paper No. 69

Multinationals as global institution: Power, authority and relative autonomy
John G. Ruggie | June 2017 | Published in Regulation and Governance | CRI Working Paper No. 68

The Social Construction of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
John G. Ruggie | June 2017 | CRI Working Paper No. 67

“For the Game. For the World.” FIFA and Human Rights. April 2016 | John G. Ruggie | CRI Report No. 68

Human Rights and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Normative Innovations and Implementation Challenges. May 2015 | John Ruggie and Tamaryn Nelson | CRI Report No. 64

Human Rights and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Normative Innovations and Implementation Challenges John Ruggie and Tamaryn Nelson | May 2015 | CRI Working Paper No. 66

Business and Human Rights: The Evolving International Agenda
John Ruggie | June 2007 | CRI Working Paper No. 38

Human Rights Policies and Management Practices of Fortune Global 500 Firms: Results of a Survey
John Ruggie | October 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 28

Doctrinal Unilateralism and its Limits: America and Global Governance in the New Century
John Gerard Ruggie | January 2006 | CRI Working Paper No. 16

Corporate Social Responsibility as Risk Management
Beth Kytle and John Gerard Ruggie | March 2005 | CRI Working Paper No. 10

Reconstituting the Global Public Domain: Issues, Actors and Practices
John Gerard Ruggie | December 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 6

American Exceptionalism and Global Governance: A Tale of Two Worlds?
John Gerard Ruggie | April 2004 | CRI Working Paper No. 5
 

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A Tribute to Professor John G. Ruggie

We invite you to look through this comprehensive database of the late Professor John G. Ruggie’s publications and his work on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Initiative for Responsible Investment (IRI)

Responsible Investment:

Racial Equity as a Topic for Responsible Investment: why and how investors should engage (2022) David Wood responsible-investment-report-v5_1.pdf (harvard.edu)

Investor Expectations on the Just Transition: Publicly Traded Energy (2020) David Wood and Vonda Brunsting iri_utilities_investor_expectations_final.pdf (harvard.edu)

Climate Change and the Just Transition: A Guide for Investor Action  (2018) Nick Robins, Vonda Brunsting and David Wood (co-published with the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment) jtguidanceforinvestors-1.pdf (harvard.edu)

Why and How Investors Might Respond to Economic Inequality?  (2016)  David Wood (co-published with Principles for Responsible Investment pri_inequality_discussion_paper.pdf (harvard.edu)

Reason, Rationality, and Fiduciary Duty (2012) Steve Lydenberg Microsoft Word - Reason_Rationality_Fiduciaries_20120201_Doublespaced.doc (harvard.edu)

Investment Beliefs Statements (2011) Steve Lydenberg Draft Outline (harvard.edu)

Public Pension fund Trustees and Fund Culture: Responsible Investment and the Trustee Leadership Forum  (2011)  David Wood and Jay Youngdahl A Brief Memo on the Global Green Bond Market (harvard.edu)

 
Asset Classes:

A Brief Memo on the Global Green Bond Market (2011): A Brief Memo on the Global Green Bond Market (harvard.edu)  David Wood and Katie Grace

Handbook on Climate Related Investing across Asset Classes (2008) Valerie LaVoie and David Wood, (published by Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship) iri_handbook_on_climate_related_investing_across_asset_classes.pdf (harvard.edu)

Handbook on Responsible Investment across Asset Classes (2007) David Wood and Belinda Hoff (published by Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship) iri_handbook_on_climate_related_investing_across_asset_classes.pdf (harvard.edu)

Investing in the Backbone of Emerging Markets (2006) David Wood, Cameron Pratt and Belinda Hoff (published by Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship iri_-_sustainable_sme_investment_-_investing_in_the_backbone_of_emerging_markets.pdf (harvard.edu)

 
Disclosure:

Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure Efforts by National Governments and Stock Exchanges (2014) IRI general publication: corporate_social_responsibility_disclosure_3-27-15.pdf (harvard.edu)

From Transparency to Performance: Industry-Based Sustainability Reporting on Key Issues (2010)  Steve Lydenberg, Jean Rogers, and David Wood DocHdl1OnPRINTREADYtmpTarget (harvard.edu)

On Materiality and Sustainability: The Value of Disclosure in the Capital Markets (2012) Steve Lydenberg: corporate_social_responsibility_disclosure_3-27-15.pdf (harvard.edu)

The Value of Social Reporting (2009) Belinda Richards and David Wood (published by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship) value-of-social-reporting.pdf (harvard.edu)


Impact investing and public policy:

Impact at Scale: Public Innovation for Institutional Investment with Social and Environmental Benefit (2012) David Wood, Ben Thornley, Katie Grace (copublished with InSight at Pacific Community Ventures) expanding_the_market_for_community_investing_in_the_united_states.pdf (harvard.edu)

Impact Investing: A Framework for Policy Design and Analysis (2011): impact-investing-policy-framework.pdf (harvard.edu)  Ben Thornley, David Wood, Katie Grace, Sarah Sullivant (co-published with Pacific Community Ventures)


Community Development:

Collaboration by Design: PRO Neighborhoods Through a Capital Absorption Lens (2018) David Wood and Erin Shackelford (co-published with Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University) jchs-iri-collaboration-by-design-pro-neighborhoods-feb-2018.pdf (harvard.edu)

What can Foundations Do to Foster Community Investment? 10 Roles for Philanthropy (2016) Robin Hacke, David Wood, Marian Urquilla (co-published with the Kresge Foundation) https://iri.hks.harvard.edu/files/iri/files/foundations_community_investment_philanthropy.pdf

Capital and Collaboration: An In-Depth Look at the Community Investment System in Massachusetts Working Cities (2016)  Katie Grace and Robin Hacke (published with the Kresge Foundation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston  eo_1016_-_capital_collaboration_report_final.pdf (kresge.org)

Community Investment: Focusing on the System  (2015)  Robin Hacke, David Wood, Marian Urquilla (co-published with the Kresge Foundation) community-investment-focusing-on-the-system-march-2015.pdf (harvard.edu)

Expanding the Geographic Reach of Community Investment: The IFF Case Study (2013) David Wood, Katie Grace, Robin Hacke (copublished with Living Cities) https://iri.hks.harvard.edu/files/iri/files/expanding_the_geographic_reach_of_community_investment_2013.pdf

Expanding the Market for Community Investment in the United States (2013) Lisa Woll, David Wood and Paul Irving (co-published with USSIF and the Milken Institute) expanding_the_market_for_community_investing_in_the_united_states.pdf (harvard.edu)

The Capital Absorption Capacity of Places: A Research Agenda and Framework (2012) David Wood, Katie Grace, and Robin Hacke (copublished with Living Cities)  the_capital_absorption_capacity_of_places_2012.pdf (harvard.edu)


Development Finance:

Impact Investing in Development Finance (2014) Cristina Garmendia and Annie Olszewski  impact_investing_in_development_finance_dfis.pdf (harvard.edu)

 

Faculty & Fellow Books

Geoffrey Jones (2023) Deeply Responsible Business: A Global History of Values-Driven Leadership. Harvard University Press. 

Richard Samans and Jane Nelson (2022) Sustainable Enterprise Value Creation: Implementing stakeholder capitalism through full ESG integration. Palgrave Macmillan. 

Julie Battilana, Isabelle Ferreras, and Dominique Méda (2022) The Case for Reorganizing the Economy. The University of Chicago Press.

George Serafeim (2022) Purpose and Profit: How business can lift up the world. HarperCollins. 

Jane S. Hoffman (2022) Your Data, Their Billions: Unravelling and Simplifying Big Data. Post Hill Press. 

Julie Battilana and Tiziana Casciaro (2021) Power for All: How it really works and why it’s everyone’s business. Simon and Schuster.

William Burckart and Steve Lydenberg (2021) 21st Century Investing: Redirecting financial systems to drive systems change. Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Hubert Joly (2021) The Heart of Business: Leadership principles for the next era of capitalism. Harvard Business Review Press.

 Andrew J. Hoffman (2021) Management as a Calling: Leading Business, Serving Society​​​​​​​. Stanford University Press​​​​​​​.

Rebecca Henderson (2020) Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire. PublicAffairs. 

Joseph L. Bower, Herman B. Leonard and Lynn S. Paine (2020) Capitalism at Risk: How Business Can Lead (Revised and expanded from a 2011 edition). Harvard Business Review Press.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter (2020) Think Outside the Building: How Advanced Leaders Can Change the World One Smart Innovation at a Time. PublicAffairs.

Geoffrey Jones (2019) Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship. Oxford University Press.

Iris Bohnet (2016) What Works: Gender Equality by Design. Harvard University Press.

Rebecca Henderson, Ranjay Gulati and Michael Tushman, eds. (2015) Leading Sustainable Change: An Organizational Perspective. Oxford University Press.

John Gerard Ruggie (2013) Just Business: Multinational Corporations and Human Rights. W.W. Norton & Company.

David Grayson and Jane Nelson (2013) Corporate Responsibility Coalitions: The Past, Present and Future of Alliances for Sustainable Capitalism. Stanford University Press. 

John D. Donahue and Richard J. Zeckhauser (2012) Collaborative Governance: Private Roles for Public Goals in Turbulent Times. Princeton University Press.

Jane Hoffman and Michael Hoffman. (2008) Green: Your Place in the New Energy Revolution. St Martin’s Griffin. Publisher’s Link:

Kasturi V. Rangan, John A. Quelch, Gustavo Herrero and Brooke Barton. (2007) Business Solutions for the Global Poor: Creating Social and Economic Value. John Wiley & Sons.

Ira A. Jackson and Jane Nelson (2004) Profits with Principles: Seven Strategies for Delivering Value with Values. Currency Doubleday.

Bill George. (2004) Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value. Jossey Bass. 

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