The ESSEC Research Center on Capitalism, Globalization and Governance - C²G² - was launched in September 2010. The mission of the Center is to foster a trans-disciplinary focus on Business in Society and Business and Society issues. Business studies in general have had the tendency of increasingly falling into two (often combined) traps – universalism and “vertical drilling”. Universalism is the tendency to evacuate contexts. “Vertical drilling” is the in-depth exploration of relatively narrow issues or questions with little preoccupation for the dynamics of interplay/interconnections between those issues and others. The progress of “vertical drilling” has been the direct consequence of the acute division of scientific labor in social sciences and business studies.
The Center has a trans-disciplinary intellectual strategy. The evolution of the contemporary business world is difficult to understand without a clear reading of the broad context – historical, institutional, political and cultural – in which it is embedded. The Center focuses more specifically on four broad research agenda points:
ERNOP Conference 2015: Call for papers
7th International Research Conference of the European Research Network On Philanthropy
Interdisciplinary Research on Philanthropy: Connecting the Dots
ESSEC Business School Paris, 9-10 July 2015
Marie Laure DJELIC - SCORE LECTURE IN ORGANIZATION, Sep. 25th, 2014
Call for contributions-CSR seminar
"Innovative Practices and Emerging Trends: Extending the
Corporate Responsibility Research Agenda", June 11-12th, 2014
"Helen ETCHANCHU(ESSEC) - Knowledge Lab-1, Mar. 18, 2015"
Research Seminar Series
"Professor Grégoire MALLARD (The Graduate Institute Geneva) -Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an age of global fracture - Le Club (N231), Mar. 5, 2015 (Attendance: click)
"Professor Guido PALAZZO (HEC Lausanne) - Values Against Violence: Institutional Change in Societies Dominated by Organized Crime - Le Club (N231), Feb. 13, 2015