Assistant Professor, General Management, Managerial Accounting and Control & Sustainability

Profile

Diane-Laure Arjaliès is an assistant professor at the Ivey Business School. Diane-Laure belongs to the ‘Managerial Accounting and Control’, ‘Sustainability’ and ‘General Management’ groups of Ivey – a cross-disciplinary appointment that reflects her research and teaching. Diane-Laure aims to push the boundaries of knowledge by investigating the latest social innovations in finance and accounting. Over the past decade, she has studied the emergence of responsible investing, carbon accounting, biodiversity accounting, integrated reporting and local and complementary currencies. Diane-Laure aims to understand how the fashioning of new devices and/or collective actions can help transform markets towards sustainability. Her work in this area has won her several academic and professional prizes. Ethnographer by training, Diane-Laure enjoys doing field research and sharing her experience with practitioners and students. She has recently been appointed by the French Ministry for Finance and Economy to the Scientific Committee of the French SRI label. She is also a board member of the French Social Investment Forum and a Jury member of the FIR-PRI Finance and Sustainability Awards.

Teaching

  • HBA2: Corporations&Society – Sustainable Finance
  • HBA2: Assessing the Broader Impact of Business
  • MBA: Sustainable Finance – Building the Business of the 21st Century

Education

  • PhD, ESSEC Business School & University Paris Ouest Nanterre la Defense
  • MBA & MSc in Management, ESSEC Business School
  • MPhil in Organizational Theory, University Paris Ouest Nanterre la Defense

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Arjalies, D-L., 2014, "Challengers from within Economic Institutions: A Second-Class Social movement? A Response to Déjean, Giamporcaro, Gond, Leca and Penalva-Icher’s Comment on French SRI", Journal of Business Ethics, August 123(2): 257 - 262.
  • Arjalies, D-L., Mundy, J., 2013, "The Use of Management Control Systems to Formulate and Implement CSR Strategy: A Levers of Control Perspective", Management Accounting Research, December 24(4): 284 - 300.
  • Arjalies, D-L., Hobeika, S, Ponssard, J.P., Poret, S., 2013, "Le rôle de la labellisation dans la construction d’un marché: Le cas de l’ISR en France, [The role of labellisation in the design of a market: The case of SRI in France]", Revue Francaise de Gestion, October 39(236): 93 - 107.
  • Arjalies, D-L., 2012, "Qu’est-ce que l’Investissement Socialement Responsable? [What is Socially Responsible Investment?]", La Revue du Financier, January/February 34(193): 7 - 19.
  • Arjalies, D-L., Goubet, C., Ponssard, J.P., 2011, "Approches stratégiques des émissions CO2: Les cas de l’industrie cimentière et de l’industrie chimique [Strategic Approaches of CO2 Emissions: The Cases of the Cement and Chemical Industries]", Revue Francaise de Gestion, June/July 37(215): 123 - 146.
  • Arjalies, D-L., 2010, "A Social Movement Perspective on Finance: How Socially Responsible Investment Mattered", Journal of Business Ethics, March 92(1): 57 - 78.

Honours & Awards

  • 2016-now: Appointed by the French Ministry for Finance and Economy to the Scientific Committee of the “Socially Responsible Investment” (SRI) Label.
  • 2016-now: Board Member “Independent Expert” of the French Social Investment Forum.
  • 2012-now: Member and President of the jury of the academic prize of the FIR-PRI - Principles of Responsible Investment (UNEP Finance Initiative). > this one is already there but just the dates need to be changed.
  • 2014: nominated for the Syntec management consulting best article award in the category “Management / Human Resources / Organization” for ‘Arjaliès, D-L., & Mundy J. (2013), The Use of Management Control Systems to Formulate and Implement CSR Strategy: A Levers of Control Perspective, Management Accounting Research, 24(4): 284-300’.
  • 2012: nominated for the Syntec management consulting best article award in the category “Management / Human Resources / Organization” for ‘Arjaliès, D-L., Goubet C. & Ponssard, J-P. (2011). Approches stratégiques des émissions CO2: Les cas de l’industrie cimentière et de l’industrie chimique, Revue Française de Gestion, 2011, 6(215): 123-146’. Translated in English in June 2013
  • Best Thesis Award European FIR-PRI (French Socially Responsible Investment Forum & Principles for Responsible Investment) 2011 (€5,000).
  • Highly Commendable dissertation in the EFMD Emerald 2011 Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Interdisciplinary Accounting Research (category sponsored by the Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal).
  • Second prize in the 2011 European EDAMBA (European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration) Thesis Competition (€1,500). Others

Experience

  • 2006-2009 - RI Analyst, Macif Gestion (Asset Management Company), France.
  • 2004-2005 - Social Economy Operations Manager, Macif (Private Mutual Insurance), France.
  • 2003 - Deputy Project Manager, Companieros (Ethical Educational Programs), France.