Corporate Governance and Sustainability

The Role of the Board of Directors

Authors: Minciullo, Marco

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  • Includes rich data set of surveys and official company reports from 2013-2017
    Focuses upon the UK and Italy to assess the influence of legislation in company engagement with sustainability strategies 
    Investigates the motivations of sustainability management at a director level

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This book discusses the implementation of sustainability in corporate governance mechanisms since 2013 and assesses how much the role of the Board of Directors has changed as a result. The study explores the impact of legislation upon corporate governance in two European contexts, the UK and Italy, which have been affected differently by changes in national regulations since 2013. This investigation relies first on the analysis of interviews administered to the boards of directors of Italian firms, to highlight how far sustainability objectives were considered a real priority for their firms and how their role evolved in terms of specific duties and practices. Second, thanks to a rich dataset from 2013 to 2017, the investigation considers the corporate governance reports of top Italian and British listed firms, to identify how the integration of sustainability within corporate governance has been evolving since 2013, and how it has been disclosed. This insider perspective provides the reader with a set of tools useful for analysing firms’ engagement towards sustainability, and for assessing whether listed firms practice what they preach.

About the authors

Marco Minciullo is Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Research fellow at ALTIS – Postgraduate School Business & Society, both in Milan, Italy.  He is also a visiting researcher at the University of California – Irvine, USA; Blekinge Tekniska Hogskola, Sweden; Universidade Catòlica Portuguesa, Portugal; Loyola Instute of Business Administration, India and Universidade Catòlica do Moçambique, Mozambique. Marco currently teaches Introduction to Management, Business Strategy and Corporate Strategy at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, and his research interests are mainly related to corporate governance, sustainability, CSR and strategic philanthropy.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Corporate Governance and Sustainability
Book Subtitle
The Role of the Board of Directors
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-18885-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-18885-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-18884-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 185
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations
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