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What Are Companies Responsible For? Whom Should Executives Serve? 

Date: 21/11/2019 Author(s): Calleja, Ricardo Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Technical Note This document compares the main existing models on a company's social responsibility, in their descriptive, instrumental and normative aspects, with the intention of giving a rigorous theoretical foundation to an eminently practical problem: whom do executives serve and what should their priority be? To do this, it briefly reviews the shareholder model, ... More information

Sicurezza alimentare, perché la Ue deve fare di più per la qualità e il consumatore 

Date: 12/06/2019 Author(s): Vaccaro, Antonino Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Opinion Il settore alimentare, com'è facile immaginare, rappresenta una risorsa chiave della comunità europea sotto il profilo economico, sociale e culturale. Con un turnover stimato di 1.109 miliardi di euro all'anno, questo mercato rappresenta a livello comunitario l'industria con più occupati, ben 4,57 milioni, e una filiera complessiva costituita da 294mila ... More information

Whistleblowing Systems and Policies 

Date: 22/03/2018 Author(s): Potito, Gianmichele; Aznar, Enrique; Vaccaro, Antonino Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Technical Note This technical note provides some basic information about the functioning of intra- and interfirm whistleblowing systems. This work adopts a managerial perspective and not a legal one, so it does not enter into the legislative details of each country because of their complexity and their continuous evolution. More information Read related article

The Indego Africa Project (A and B) 

Date: 08/09/2017 Author(s): Plana Olías, Alicia; Vaccaro, Antonino; Ramus, Tommaso Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Case Supplement More information

The Indego Africa Project (B) 

Date: 08/09/2017 Author(s): Plana Olías, Alicia; Vaccaro, Antonino; Ramus, Tommaso Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Case Part B of the case The Indego Africa Project (A). Matt Mitro, a project finance attorney at an international law firm, and his father, Tom Mitro, founded Indego Africa on June 21, 2007. The organization (where "Indego" means "independence, development, governance") started as an Africa-centered nonprofit organization incorporated in Texas whose mission ... More information

The Indego Africa Project (A) 

Date: 08/09/2017 Author(s): Plana Olías, Alicia; Vaccaro, Antonino; Ramus, Tommaso Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Case Matt Mitro, a project finance attorney at an international law firm, and his father, Tom Mitro, founded INDEGO AFRICA (meaning INdependence, DEvelopment and GOvernance) on June 21, 2007. INDEGO started as an Africa-centered non-profit organization incorporated in Texas whose mission was to help Rwandan women through their economic empowerment. Matt ... More information

As dimensões da integridade 

Date: 18/04/2017 Author(s): Fontrodona, Joan Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Opinion A melhor maneira de evitar condutas imorais é fomentando um comportamento íntegro. Basta dar uma olhada nos jornais para nos depararmos com condutas eticamente questionáveis no mundo dos negócios. Não há setor que fuja dessa realidade. E a notícia pode ter origem em qualquer país, inclusive naqueles que tomamos por exemplares. More information

United Breaks Guitars 

Date: 20/01/2017 Author(s): Vaccaro, Antonino; Ramus, Tommaso Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Case United Continental Holdings, generally referred to as United for short, is one of the largest airlines in the world. Although it has its headquarters in Chicago (Illinois, United States), it operates nine different hubs, the other eight being Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark (New Jersey), San Francisco, Tokyo (Japan) and Washington D.C. More information

Trust and In-Group Favoritism in a Culture of Crime 

Date: 12/2016 Author(s): Meier, Stephan; Pierce, Lamar; Vaccaro, Antonino; La Cara, Barbara Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) We use experiments in high schools in two neighborhoods in the metropolitan area of Palermo, Italy to experimentally demonstrate that the historical informal institution of organized crime can undermine current institutions, even in religiously and ethnically homogeneous populations. Using trust and prisoner's dilemma games, we found that students ... More information

Acton Institute 

Date: 27/07/2016 Author(s): Vaccaro, Antonino; Potito, Gianmichele Editor(s): CBS - Center for Business in Society Document type: Case Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Poverty is an educational and public policy organization based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with international offices in Rome and Buenos Aires. The mission of the organization is to "promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles." More information
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