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Our teaching and research includes questioning the managerial practices of all disciplines. In this way NEOMA BS is helping transform organisations to turn them into players in a decarbonised, digital, circular, and inclusive economy. Supported by methods and tools for developing reflective skills, they enable our students to acquire a humanist culture and an environmental perspective which contribute to the emergence of prosperity that preserves ‘human and ecological capital’.

Sustainable transitions, a training initiative for NEOMA

The circular and bio-economy, the green new deal… There are so many changes taking place in our society today. Addressing the concerns surrounding sustainable transitions and preparing students to consider this reality during their professional careers has become a major goal for NEOMA, which is reflected in the range of new initiatives undertaken since the start of the new school year. Read more

The Master in Management NEOMA BS course,

redesigned for the 2020 academic year, is delivered around 3 key modules: CSR, soft skills for the future, and sustainability transition. From Ethics of the Contemporary World, via Accountancy for the Common Good, to Collective Intelligence for Responsible Innovation, students are encourage to be aware of the issues in the humanist transformation of businesses and in the ecological transition. They also develop cross-cutting skills known as ‘soft skills’ that are now increasingly sought after, such as Interpersonal Relations and Critical Thinking. We also help them aim towards the new professions, as responsible architects of the world of tomorrow.

With their first certified course, Finance for Tomorrow and NEOMA Business School launch a partnership to promote sustainable finance

Finance for Tomorrow, a branch of the organisation Paris EUROPLACE, whose aim is to make green, sustainable finance a driving force in the development of the financial centre of Paris, has partnered with the full-time Advanced Master in International Financial Analysis at NEOMA Business School. This partnership will make it possible to significantly enhance teaching focussed on green, sustainable finance in this course, in particular by consolidating the contributions from professionals in the sector. Furthermore, it reinforces the availability of content offering the students real areas of investigation and a supervisory framework for professional theses. The NEOMA course is therefore the first course to be certified by Finance for Tomorrow. Read more

“It’s no longer a question of protecting future generations, it’s a question of taking action for your generation”

As part of the series of Humanities conferences, initiated by Michel-Edouard Leclerc, President of NEOMA Business School, the students are invited to attend a series of lectures by leading personalities. The aim of these conferences is for students to discuss the major social issues with experts to help them understand their future responsibilities. The latest guest speaker is Jean-François Julliard, Executive Director of the NGO, Greenpeace France. Read more

NEOMA BS professors become involved in the national debate over responsible finance

Four professors from NEOMA BS contributed to the debate initiated by the Prime Minister of France on corporate social responsibility (CSR) via France Stratégie, a general commission for strategy and foresight that focuses on major social and economic subjects. Read more

Our teaching staff contribute to international thinking in CSR by publishing numerous Research articles.

A few examples published in 2020:

BEFORT, N., “Going beyond definitions to understand tensions within the bioeconomy: The contribution of sociotechnical regimes to contested fields”, in Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2020, vol. 153.

BEFORT, N., “The promises of drop-in vs. functional innovations: The case of bioplastics”, Ecological Economics, Octobre 2020

COLOVIC, A., C.WILLIAMS, “Group Culture, Gender Diversity and Organizational Innovativeness: Evidence from Serbia”, in Journal of Business Research, 2020, vol. 110, pp. 282-291.

JALALI, H., A.ANSARIPOOR, P.DE GIOVANNI, “Closed-loop supply chains with complementary products”, in International Journal of Production Economics, November 2020, vol. 229.

CHATTERJEE, S., D.DALMAN, S.MOOKHERJEE, “To Short or not to Short? Improving Morality Judgments of Short Trades and Short Traders”, in Journal of Business Research, June 2020, vol. 114, pp. 173-185.

BABU, N., K.DE ROECK, N.RAINERI, “Hypocritical organizations: Implications for employee social responsibility”, in Journal of Business Research, September 2020, vol. 114.

WANG, H., M.SHEN, A.SONG, I.PHAU, “Do Up-displayed Eco-friendly Products Always Perform Better? The Moderating Role of Psychological Distance”, in Journal of Business Research, 2020, vol. 114, pp. 198-212.

SPIELMANN, N., “Green is the New White: How Virtue Motivates Green Product Purchase”, in Journal of Business Ethics, 2020.

The Chair of Industrial Bioeconomy at NEOMA BS

The Chair has since 2012 been studying the contribution of the bioeconomy to the ecological transition. Bioeconomy means the transitional movement towards the use of plants to substitute fossil resources. Along with the circular economy and the development of green energies, this is one of the major European and worldwide projects to achieve the transition. NEOMA Business School is the only Business School in the world with an economy-management team devoted to this issue.
The Chair is supported by NEOMA Business School, the Urban Community of Greater Reims, the Marne-en-Champagne Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the foundation of the Paris-Reims site. Researchers at the Chair of Bioeconomy at NEOMA BS are studying the way companies are developing new low-carbon products, how innovations in bioeconomy could make it possible to change the paradigm of the current economy and how could this transition benefit the regions.

The Chair of Industrial Bioeconomy at NEOMA BS