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Caroline Flammer

Assistant Professor, General Management


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Caroline Flammer is an assistant professor in general management at the Ivey Business School. Before joining Ivey, she was a postdoctoral researcher at MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of St. Gallen.

Caroline's research interests are in the area of corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and international business. Her research examines whether and how companies' social engagement can create value and improve competitiveness. Her recent work on shareholders' reaction to environmental CSR has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal. She teaches Corporations & Society: Business Strategy and Sustainability in Ivey's HBA program.


  • HBA: Corporations & Society: Business Strategy and Sustainability

Selected Publications

  • Flammer C. 2013. Corporate Social Responsibility and Shareholder Reaction: The Environmental Awareness of Investors. Academy of Management Journal, 56(3): 758-781.
  • Flammer C. 2013. The Impact of Product Market Competition on Corporate Social Responsibility. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, forthcoming.



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