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Gender and Governance of Global Value Chains: promoting rights of women workers (2019)
Journal Article
Barrientos, S., Bianchi, L., & Berman, C. (2019). Gender and Governance of Global Value Chains: promoting rights of women workers. International Labour Review, https://doi.org/10.1111/ilr.12150

Private governance channelled through social compliance programmes and gender initiatives of multinational companies (MNC) are ineffective in tackling gender discrimination in global value chains. The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and... Read More about Gender and Governance of Global Value Chains: promoting rights of women workers.

When democratic principles are not enough: Tensions and temporalities of dialogic stakeholder engagement (2017)
Journal Article
Passetti, E., Bianchi, L., Battaglia, M., & Frey, M. (2019). When democratic principles are not enough: Tensions and temporalities of dialogic stakeholder engagement. Journal of Business Ethics, 155(1), 173–190. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3500-z

Stakeholder engagement and dialogue have a central role in defining the relations between organisations and their internal and external interlocutors. Drawing upon the analysis of dialogic motifs, power-conflict dynamics and socio-political perspecti... Read More about When democratic principles are not enough: Tensions and temporalities of dialogic stakeholder engagement.

Managing For Integration (2016)
Journal Article
Battaglia, M., Passetti, E., Bianchi, L., & Frey, M. (2016). Managing For Integration. Journal of Cleaner Production, 136(Part A), 213-225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.01.108

Based on a longitudinal eight-year study (2006-2014) in a large Italian food co-operative, this paper analysis whether and how the development and the use of sustainability control systems have been able to promote the integration of sustainability w... Read More about Managing For Integration.

Sustainability reporting and corporate identity: action research evidences in an Italian Retailing Cooperative (2014)
Journal Article
Battaglia, M., Bianchi, L., Frey, M., & Passetti, E. (2015). Sustainability reporting and corporate identity: action research evidences in an Italian Retailing Cooperative. Business Ethics: A European Review, 24(1), 52-72. https://doi.org/10.1111/beer.12067

Cooperatives are facing the challenge to be competitive in the market, without losing their traditional values of mutuality and democracy. To do that, they need to re‐construct open and participative dialogue with their employees and members based on... Read More about Sustainability reporting and corporate identity: action research evidences in an Italian Retailing Cooperative.