Research strategy and SD & CSR impacts

Our mission is to have an impact on society by studying topics relevant for a variety of actors in society and by communicating our research results through impacting channels. We aim at impacting our students’ learning paths by embedding our sustainability-related research results into the different programs and courses offered at TBS.

Expert professors in SD & CSR issues

Governance

Human Resources – Social and Societal Issues

Environment

SD & CSR research topics

In the research carried out at TBS, our professors address a diverse range of issues related to sustainability and CSR, such as:

  • diversity and gender in the workplace
  • health and wellbeing at work
  • green marketing
  • gendered marketing
  • ethical consumption
  • responsible communication and nudging
  • environmental economics
  • corporate governance
  • environmental reporting
  • sustainability management
  • social inclusion
  • carbon and water accounting
  • sustainable business models

These research subjects represent 10% of the annual research budget.

Most recent publications

  • BEAU Pauline
    • Individual performance evaluation and the feeling of justice: A study of psychosocial risks in Big Four audit firms
  • BORAU Sylvie
    • Gendered products act as the extended phenotype of human sexual dimorphism: They increase physical attractiveness and desirability
  • BORAU Sylvie
    • The Imaginary Intrasexual Competition: Advertisements Featuring Provocative Female Models Trigger Women to Engage in Indirect Aggression
  • BARBAROSSA Camilla
    • Promoting the adoption of environmentally-friendly products among different consumer segments
  • BARBAROSSA Camilla
    • The Determinants of the Adoption Intention of Eco-friendly Functional Food in Different Market Segments
  • BAYRAKTAR Secil
    • A diary study of expatriate adjustment: Collaborative mechanisms of social support
  • BAYRAKTAR Secil
    • Climate risk and private participation projects in infrastructure
  • BEAU Pauline
    • Un nouveau gestionnaire : le “responsable du bonheur” (A new manager: the “Happiness Manager”)
  • BERTRANDIAS Laurent
    • New technological attributes and willingness to pay: the role of social innovativeness
  • CARILLO Kévin
    • Towards solving social and technical problems in open source software ecosystems: Using cause-and-effect analysis to disentangle the causes of complex problems
  • CAZES-VALETTE Geneviève
    • Supplementing food for health: practices amongst French adults aged 60 to 75 years
  • CEULEMANS Kim
    • L’art au service de la réflexion autour du développement durable dans l’enseignement du management (Art serving to promote the consideration of sustainable development in management teaching)
  • DECAUDIN Jean-Marc
    • Age differences in responsiveness to shocking prosocial campaigns
  • FOSSO WAMBA Samuel
    • Towards Smart and Sustainable Future Cities Based on Internet of Things for Developing Countries: What Approach for Africa?
  • GODEFROIT-WINKEL Delphine
    • Consumer segments in the smart environmental objects market
  • GODEFROIT-WINKEL Delphine
    • Consumers’ intentions to purchase smart home objects: Do environmental issues matter?
  • JERMAN Lambert
    • Unpacking carbon accounting numbers: A study of the commensurability and comparability of corporate greenhouse gas emission disclosures
  • KRAAK Johannes
    • Psychological Contracts: Back to the Future
  • KRAAK Johannes
    • The Usefulness of the Psychological Contract in the 21st Century
  • KRAAK Johannes
    • Work-life balance psychological contract perceptions for older workers
  • LAMINE Wadid
    • Technology business incubation mechanisms and sustainable regional development
  • OKONGWU Uche
    • A Tool-Based Framework to Assess and Challenge the Responsiveness of Emergency Call Centers
  • ROUGE Luc
    • A dynamic model of recycling with endogenous technological breakthrough
  • ROUGE Luc
    • Environmental Policy Instruments and the Long-Run Management of a Growing Stock of Pollutant
  • SNIHUR Yuliya
    • An ecosystem-level process model of business model disruption: The disruptor’s gambit
  • SNIHUR Yuliya
    • Embracing the variety of sustainable business models: A prolific field of research and a future research agenda
  • THEODORAKI Christina
    • A social capital approach to the development of sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems: an explorative study
  • VOSS Gregory
    • Facebook et Google survivront-ils au Règlement général sur la protection des données ?(Will FaceBook and Google comply with the General Data Protection Regulation?)
  • VOSS Gregory
    • GDPR – The end of Google and Facebook or a new paradigm in data privacy?
  • VOSS Gregory
    • Personal Data and the GDPR: Providing a Competitive Advantage for U.S. Companies

Contractual Research in SD & CSR

Since 2008, special partnerships in the field of SD have been forged with the La Poste Group, GrDF and Fidal. Since 2013, TBS has developed research partnerships (which are a source of external funding) in the fields of SD and CSR applied to accounting and performance management and also to environmental economics.

Accounting and performance management projects

  • Intangible assets (Autorité des Normes Comptables [French Accounting Standards Authority])
  • Performance indicators linked to sustainable development (DANONE)
  • Role of financial directors in sustainable development (Institute of Management Accountants Research Foundation)
  • Accounting and carbon strategy in SMEs (ADEME)
  • Accounting and the assessment of the overall performance of VSE/SMEs (CIFRE/ANRT, OIKOS Laboratory).

Project in environmental economics

Between 2013 and 2017, TBS was part of an interdisciplinary research project looking into the feasibility of a recycling sector devoted to composite materials for the aeronautics sector (“SEARRCH” project). The project was financed by ANR and coordinated by ALTRAN. It provided an opportunity to work on the subject of environmental economics in collaboration with a process engineering laboratory, a molecular sciences laboratory and ALTRAN’s researchers.

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