Corporate Governance: Volume 10 Issue 1


The international journal of business in society

Table of contents - Special Issue: Rethinking governance for sustainability

Guest Editors: Atle Midttun

Globalization and governance for sustainability

Alberto Martinelli, Atle Midttun

This paper seeks to take stock of core arguments in some of the most central governance traditions and to discuss their capacity to deliver solutions. It starts with an appraisal


Why responsible investment falls short of its purpose and what to do about it

Carlos Joly

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate failures of self‐regulation among RI actors following the current economic crisis. It also seeks to propose specific regulations for


The Icelandic Bank collapse: challenges to governance and risk management

Throstur Olaf Sigurjonsson

The purpose of this paper is to examine the extreme case of the Icelandic banking crisis in relation to critical governance issues at governmental, industry and civil society


Managing sustainability performance through the value‐chain

Fritz Balkau, Guido Sonnemann

Environmental management has not kept pace with the challenges of globalization. Case studies show that life‐cycle management (LCM) can be an important alternative approach in


The promise and limitations of partnered governance: the case of sustainable palm oil

Jordan Nikoloyuk, Tom R. Burns, Reinier de Man

This paper sets out to report on a study of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) as an instance of “partnered governance” oriented to advance sustainable development in a


Governing from the middle: the C40 Cities Leadership Group

Mikael Román

This study aims to analyze city networks as they face the challenges of global warming. It seeks to introduce the notion of “governance from the middle” as an alternative to


Governance arrangements for sustainability: a regional perspective

Philippe C. Schmitter

This paper seeks to focus on the preconditions for forging International strategies to deal with social and environmental sustainability. Taking the Brundtland Report and its


Montesquieu for the twenty‐first century: factoring civil society and business into global governance

Atle Midttun

This paper sets out to argue for rethinking governance through the prism of Montesquieu's model of checks and balances within state powers. It aims to explore the parallel between

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