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The Lee-Chin Institute develops sustainability research for business leaders with a focus on sustainability strategy, social entrepreneurship, and social finance.

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Overvaluation Gap
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper, “The Overvaluation Trap,” Harvard Business Review, December 2015, available online November 17, 2015 
Getting Beyond
Short Termism
Self Fullfilling
TwoKeys
City Allies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARCHIVED PUBLICATIONS

  • Alison Kemper and Roger Martin on “Climate talks will fail unless parties agree to a carbon price,” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, November 25, 2013
  • Alison Kemper and Roger Martin on “Denialism: the shifting relationship between science and industry” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, November 11, 2013
  • Alison Kemper and Roger Martin on “New York, London and Mumbai: major cities face risk from sea-level rises,” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, November 4, 2013
  • Alison Kemper and Roger Martin on “Are governments' trade policies harming the growth of renewables?” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, September 25, 2013
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper on "We are underestimating climate change and underfunding innovation," in The Guardian Sustainable Business, September 9, 2013
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper, “Climate change puts the value of countless companies at risk,” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, June 26, 2013. 
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper, “Dhaka factory collapse: who will prevent another tragedy?” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, May 10, 2013
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper, “Volatile fossil fuel prices make renewable energy more attractive,” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, March 21, 2013
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper, “Will a new US secretary of state finally close a climate change deal?” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, January 15, 2013
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper, “New York, London and Mumbai: major cities face risk from sea-level rises,” in The Guardian Sustainable Business, January 4, 2013
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper, “The Message From Doha: Time's Running Out,” in the Huffington Post Business Blog, December 5, 2012
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper on "Leaders look to US energy policy to signal sustainability is back in business," in The Guardian Sustainable Business, November 29, 2012
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper on "Understanding cause and effect are vital to progress on sustainability," in The Guardian Sustainable Business, October 17, 2012
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper on "Sustainable businesses need to think beyond their supply chains," in The Guardian Sustainable Business, September 13, 2012
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper on "Why business is locked into unsustainable and carbon-heavy cycles," in The Guardian Sustainable Business, September 7, 2012
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper on "Why saving the planet is no longer the work of political leaders," in The Guardian Sustainable Business, August 13, 2012
  • Roger Martin and Alison Kemper on "Saving the Planet: A Tale of Two Strategies" in Harvard Business Review, April 2012.
  • Roger Martin, Fixing the Game: Bubbles, Crashes, and What Capitalism Can Learn from the NFL (Harvard Business Review Press; May 2011).
  • Alison Kemper and Roger Martin, "The CEO’s Dilemma," Criticaleye.net, March 2010.
  • Roger Martin, "Building Better Decision Makers: The 3D MBA," Rotman Magazine (Winter 2010).
  • Alison Kemper, "Observer effects in corporate ratings". Presentation, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. Niagara Falls, 2009.
  • Alison Kemper, "Corporate Social Responsibility," article in Q-Finance, Encyclopedia Bloomsbury Publications. 2009.
  • Rod Lohin, "Corporate citizenship: trends in corporate engagement in social innovation," presentation at the Social Innovation for a Better World in Our Time conference, Fondazione Mondo Digitale, Rome, October, 2009
  • Rod Lohin and Alison Kemper, What’s a CEO to Do? Toolkit: a corporate citizenship strategy development guide for executives, Michael Lee-Chin Institute for Corporate Citizenship Monograph #1, February 2009, re-released 2010.
  • Alison Kemper, "Performativity Effects in Corporate Rankings," Poster at the SIM Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, 2008.
  • Alison Kemper and Roger Martin, "Evading self-fulfilling prophecies: rebuilding the social dimensions of the MBA," Presentation at EABIS, Cranfield, UK, 2008.
  • Alison Kemper and Roger Martin, "Rethinking our self-fulfilling prophecies: rebuilding the social dimensions of the MBA," Presentation at Biennial Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, Humboldt University, Berlin 2008.
  • Alison Kemper, "Making markets, changing organizations," Presentation at Energizing Markets – Making and Breaking Boundaries for The Regimes of Value, Copenhagen Business School, 2008.
  • Roger Martin interviewed in India’s Effective Executive September 2007 special issue on Corporate Social Responsibility
  • "Social Entrepreneurship: The Case for Definition" by Roger Martin and Sally Osberg (Stanford Social Innovation Review, Spring 2007)
  • Roger Martin, "Creating a Virtue Matrix Strategy" in Conference Board of Canada Corporate Social Responsibility Review (Winter 2006)
  • "A process for developing a CSR strategy for your organization" by Roger Martin and Rod Lohin in Canadian Business, August 29, 2005
  • "What's a CEO to Do?" by Roger Martin in Canadian Business April 11, 2005
  • "Where to Begin: A Framework for Developing Your CSR Strategy" by Roger Martin in Canadian Business Summer 2005
  • "What’s a CEO to do?" draft paper by Roger Martin
  • "What's a CEO to do?" draft presentation by Roger Martin
  • Roger Martin, "The Virtue Matrix: Calculating the Return on Corporate Responsibility," Harvard Business Review, March, 2002 and Rotman Magazine, Spring/Summer 2003
  • Alison Kemper, Rotman PhD Candidate, "Managing the Chaotic Interface," Rotman Magazine, Spring/Summer 2003