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Yiannis Ioannou

BA (Yale) MA PhD (Harvard)
Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Subject area:
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Personal site:
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Social Performance, Sustainability, Social Innovation, Sustainability and Non-Financial Reporting.


“The Impact of a Corporate Culture of Sustainability on Corporate Behavior and Performance” (NBER Working paper with G. Serafeim (HBS) & R. Eccles (HBS); “What Drives Corporate Social Performance? The Role of Nation-level Institutions” (Working paper with G. Serafeim (HBS); “Do Actions Speak Louder than Words?” (working paper with Olga Hawn (Duke); “Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting“ (working paper with George Serafeim (HBS); ‘The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Investment Recommendations’ (working paper with George Serafeim (HBS): Best Paper Proceedings of the 2010 Academy of Management

Research interest

Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Performance, Sustainability and Sustainability Reporting, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Other activities

Reviewer: Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Industrial and Corporate Change, Management Science, Journal of Business Ethics.


BA Economics and Mathematics, magna cum laude, Yale Univ. PhD Business Economics, Harvard Univ.

Contact Details

Email: iioannou@london.edu

tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8748
fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001

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