Sustainability Seminar Series - Frank de Bakker
May 8th, 2012, 14.00 - 15.30 at Porcelænshaven 22, R3.20
The seminar is free of charge and all are welcome, but please register by writing firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank de Bakker is an Associate Professor at the De-partment of Organization Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and a member of the board of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
His current research focuses on the intersection of institutional theory, stakeholder management and social movement theory, specifically concerning in-teractions between NGOs and firms: How do (networks of) NGOs try to impact firms and norms on issues of corporate social responsibility is a cen-tral question in his work.
His work appeared in the Academy of Management Review, Business and Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Business Strategy and the Environment, and several other journals. Frank co-edited Managing Corporate Social Responsibility in Action: Talking, Doing and Measuring (2007). He also co-edited special issues of several journals including Business and Society, Organization Studies and Journal of Business Ethics.
In his presentation at the seminar, Frank de Bakker will provide an overview of his work on "How do (networks of) NGOs try to impact firms and norms on issues of corporate social responsibility". Building on a combination of current and earlier work, he will examine several relevant areas for research on how activist groups, NGOs, civil society organizations are increasingly important in influencing corporations on issues of CSR and sustainability.
We hope to see you at the seminar!