Robert G. Eccles

Harvard Business School

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The Impact of Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Processes and Performance

Management Science, Volume 60, Issue 11, pp. 2835-2857, February 2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Robert G. Eccles, Ioannis Ioannou and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School, London Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

sustainability, corporate social responsibility, culture, governance, disclosure, performance

The Impact of Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Processes and Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w17950
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Mar 2012
Robert G. Eccles, Ioannis Ioannou and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School, London Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 108 (210,919)
Citation 6

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Corporate and Integrated Reporting: A Functional Perspective

Chapter in Stewardship of the Future, edited by Ed Lawler, Sue Mohrman, and James O’Toole, Greenleaf, 2015.,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Robert G. Eccles and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,054 (2,236)

Abstract:

corporate reporting, integrated reporting, information, investing, sustainability, accounting

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Accelerating the Adoption of Integrated Reporting

CSR INDEX, Francesco de Leo, Matthias Vollbracht, eds., InnoVatio Publishing Ltd., 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
Robert G. Eccles and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,353 (5,564)

Abstract:

integrated reporting, sustainability, corporate social responsibility

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Sustainable Cities: Oxymoron or the Shape of the Future?

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 11-062, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 11-062
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
Annissa Alusi, Robert G. Eccles, Amy C. Edmondson and Tiona Zuzul
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard Business School
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Materiality in Corporate Governance: The Statement of Significant Audiences and Materiality

Harvard Business School General Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-023
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
Robert G. Eccles and Timothy Youmans
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 299 (82,310)

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Materiality in Corporate Governance: The Statement of Significant Audiences and Materiality

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 39-46, 2016
Posted: 12 Jul 2016
Robert G. Eccles and Timothy Youmans
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1 (572,070)

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Reliable Sustainability Ratings: The Influence of Business Models on Information Intermediaries

Chapter in Routledge Handbook on Responsible Investing (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
Robert G. Eccles, Jock Herron and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - School of Design and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

sustainability, ratings, corporate performance, rating agencies, conflicts of interest, integrated reporting, corporate social responsibility

ESG for All? The Impact of ESG Screening on Return, Risk and Diversification

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 28(2), 47-55
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Tim Verheyden, Robert G. Eccles and Andreas Feiner
Arabesque Asset Management Ltd, Harvard Business School and Arabesque Asset Management
Downloads 112 (206,754)

Abstract:

sustainability, ESG, diversification, performance

ESG for All? The Impact of ESG Screening on Return, Risk, and Diversification

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 47-55, 2016
Posted: 12 Jul 2016
Robert G. Eccles, Tim Verheyden and Andreas Feiner
Harvard Business School, Arabesque Asset Management Ltd and Arabesque Asset Management
Downloads 4 (548,034)

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Implied Materiality and Material Disclosures of Credit Ratings

Harvard Business School General Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-079
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Apr 2015
Robert G. Eccles and Timothy Youmans
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 86 (181,521)

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Integrated Reporting for a Re-Imagined Capitalism

Harvard Business School General Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-032
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Sep 2015
Robert G. Eccles and Birgit Spiesshofer
Harvard Business School and DENTONS
Downloads 19 (122,212)

Abstract:

Integrated reporting, materiality, Securities and Exchange Commission, European Union, information and transformation function

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Market Interest in Nonfinancial Information

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 113-127, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim and Michael P. Krzus
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 4 (523,175)
Citation 7

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A Tale of Two Stories: Sustainability and the Quarterly Earnings Call

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 8-19, 2013
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Dec 2013
Robert G. Eccles and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1 (543,790)

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The Need for Sector‐Specific Materiality and Sustainability Reporting Standards

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 65-71, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Harvard Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Accounting Standards Board and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
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Citation 1

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Sustainability at Dow Chemical

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 38-44, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Kathleen Perkins, Robert G. Eccles and Mark Weick
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Climate Custodians

Harvard Business School General Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-138
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Robert G. Eccles and Timothy Youmans
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
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The State of Sustainability in China

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 76-84, 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Peijun Duan and Robert G. Eccles
Central Party School and Harvard Business School
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Integrated Reporting, Quality of Management, and Financial Performance

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 56-64, 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Cécile Churet and Robert G. Eccles
RobecoSAM USA, Inc. and Harvard Business School
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Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park Development Co., Ltd.

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 411-081
Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Harvard Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard Business School

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Intel: Exploring Market Opportunities in Water

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 412-100
Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Robert G. Eccles, Amy C. Edmondson and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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Tough Decisions at Marks and Spencer

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 112-062
Posted: 07 May 2012
Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim and Kyle Armbrester
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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The Greening of DUMBO

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 410-079
Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Robert G. Eccles, Amy C. Edmondson and Abhijit Prabhu
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard Business School

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Aviva Investors

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 112-047
Posted: 23 Mar 2012
George Serafeim, Robert G. Eccles and Kyle Armbrester
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Dow Chemical: Innovating for Sustainability

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 112-064
Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim and Xin Li
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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A Chronology of Integrated Reporting

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 411-049
Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Robert G. Eccles and Michael P. Krzus
Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Allied Electronics Corporation Ltd: Linking Compensation to Sustainability Metrics

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 412-075
Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim, Xin Li and Alan Knight
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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InterfaceRAISE: Sustainability Consulting

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Management Unit Case No. 611-069
Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Michael W. Toffel, Robert G. Eccles and Casey Taylor
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Novo Nordisk: A Commitment to Sustainability

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 412-053
Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Robert G. Eccles and Michael P. Krzus
Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Caesars Entertainment: CodeGreen

Harvard Business School General Management Unit Case No. 111-115
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
George Serafeim, Robert G. Eccles and Tiffany A. Clay
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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A-connect: In Search of Talent Partners (B)

Harvard Business School General Management Unit Case No. 411-085
Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Robert G. Eccles and Penelope Rossano
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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KKR: Leveraging Sustainability

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 112-032
Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim and Tiffany A. Clay
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Foxconn Technology Group (B)

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 112-058
Posted: 05 Feb 2012
Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim and Beiting Cheng
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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GoodGuide

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 112-031
Posted: 04 Feb 2012
George Serafeim, Robert G. Eccles and Tiffany A. Clay
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Exeter Group, Inc. (B)

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 412-035
Posted: 04 Feb 2012
Robert G. Eccles, Narakesari Das Narayandas and Kerry Herman
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit and Harvard Business School

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Natura Cosmeticos, S.A.

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 412-052
Posted: 04 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2012
Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim and James Heffernan
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and The Brazilian Association of Business Communication

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Heidrick & Struggles and Standard Chartered Bank: Managing Global Key Accounts

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 411-011
Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Robert G. Eccles and Kerry Herman
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Mandatory Environmental, Social, and Governance Disclosure in the European Union

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 111-120
Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim and Phillip Andrews
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Eden Mccallum: A Network-Based Consulting Firm (A)

HBS Case No. 410-056
Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Heidi K. Gardner and Robert G. Eccles
Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School

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One Firm One Future at Davis Langdon (C)

HBS Case No. 411-008, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Robert G. Eccles and Kaitlyn Simpson
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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One Firm One Future at Davis Langdon (B)

HBS Case No. 411-007, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Robert G. Eccles and Kaitlyn Simpson
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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One Firm One Future at Davis Langdon (A)

HBS Case No. 411-006, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Robert G. Eccles and Kaitlyn Simpson
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Living PlanIT

HBS Case No. 410-081, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit
Posted: 13 Jun 2010
Robert G. Eccles, Amy C. Edmondson, Susan Thyne and Tiona Zuzul
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Ricoh Company, Ltd.

HBS Case No. 610-053, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 19 May 2010
Robert G. Eccles, Amy C. Edmondson, Marco Iansiti and Akiko Kanno
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Cognizant 2.0: Embedding Community and Knowledge into Work Processes Embedding

HBS Case No. 410-084, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 19 May 2010
Robert G. Eccles and Thomas H. Davenport
Harvard Business School and Babson College

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Buro Happold

HBS Case No. 409-021, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 06 Mar 2010
Robert G. Eccles and Kerry Herman
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Managing Creativity at Shanghai Tang

HBS Case No. 410-018, Harvard Business School BGIE Unit
Posted: 05 Sep 2009
Roy Y. J. Chua and Robert G. Eccles
Harvard Business School, Organizational Behavior Unit and Harvard Business School

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Addleshaw-Goddard LLP

HBS Case No. 409-056, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit
Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Robert G. Eccles, Amy C. Edmondson and James Weber
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Mistry Architects (C)

HBS Case No. 609-086, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Amy C. Edmondson, Robert G. Eccles and Mona Srivastava
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Mistry Architects (B)

HBS Case No. 609-064, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit , Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Amy C. Edmondson, Robert G. Eccles and Mona Srivastava
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Mistry Architects (A)

HBS Case No. 609-044, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Amy C. Edmondson, Robert G. Eccles and Mona Srivastava
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Miles Everson at PricewaterhouseCoopers

HBS Case No. 410-062, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 03 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2010
Robert G. Eccles and David Lane
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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CalPERS' Emerging Equity in the Markets Principle

HBS Case No. 409-054, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 22 May 2009
Robert G. Eccles and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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The Credit Suisse/Gerson Lehrman Group Alliance

HBS Case No. 409-046, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Paper No. 1408061
Posted: 21 May 2009
Robert G. Eccles and Laura Winig
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School, Global Research Group

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