Corporate Governance: Volume 21 Issue 2


The international journal of business in society

Table of contents - Special Issue: >Business in Society: Measuring Impact and Creating Change

Guest Editors: Ivo Matser, Boleslaw Rok, Thomas Osburg, Yury Blagov

Measuring impact and creating change: a comparison of the main methods for social enterprises

Francesco Perrini, Laura A. Costanzo, Mine Karatas-Ozkan

There is currently a wide range of methods for measuring social impact. Each method uses specific indicators, mainly because of the diverse characteristics of social enterprises…


Measuring future resilience: a multilevel index

Wayne Visser

For the purpose of applied research, we are interested in deriving and measuring multi-level future resilience, from a human capital perspective. This paper aims to set the…

Measuring business impact: the lessons from the business schools

Michel Kalika, Gordon Shenton

The purpose of this paper is to present an example of a fully operational impact assessment system called Business School Impact System (BSIS). It is designed specifically for…

The possibilities and limitations regarding the use of impact evaluation in corporate social responsibility programs in Latin America

Yanina Kowszyk, Frank Vanclay

Improvement in the evaluation methodologies used in the public policy and development fields has increased the amount of evidence-based information available to decision makers…

A plea for a stronger role of non-financial impact in the socially responsible investment discourse

Joel Diener, Andre Habisch

This paper aims to emphasize the importance and current deficits of non-financial impact (NFI) assessment of socially responsible investment (SRI) with reference to the action…

The transformation of corporate sustainability model in the context of achieving the UN SDGs: evidence from the leading Russian companies

Yury E. Blagov, Anastasia A. Petrova-Savchenko

The purpose of this paper is to explore the current status and identify the main trends in leading Russian companies’ corporate sustainability model transformation in the context…


Drivers for adoption of sustainability initiatives in supply chains of large Russian firms under environmental uncertainty

Yulia Aray, Anna Veselova, Dmitri Knatko, Anna Levchenko

In reaction to the environmental challenge, many firms are looking for the ways how to integrate sustainability into their operations, business models and strategies. Very often…

Circular start-up development: the case of positive impact entrepreneurship in Poland

Boleslaw Rok, Monika Kulik

The purpose of this paper is to explore how circular start-ups design and implement innovation into their business models to increase their positive impact.


Sustainable beekeeping, community driven-development, and tri-sector solutions with impact

Lisa Gring-Pemble, Germán Perilla

As the Academy for Business in Society considers the theme “Business in Society: Measuring Impact and Creating Change,” one fundamental question emerges and that is how to…

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