The Influence of Corporate Sustainability Officers on Performance

  title={The Influence of Corporate Sustainability Officers on Performance},
  author={Gary F. Peters and Andrea M. Romi and Juan Manuel S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
The creation of a specialized executive position that oversees sustainability activities represents a distinct shift in the structure of top management teams and their approach for addressing sustainability concerns. However, little is known about these management team members, namely the corporate sustainability officers or CSOs. We examine CSO appointments and their association with subsequent sustainability performance. Our results indicate that the creation of a CSO position may represent… Expand
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