Business Research Hub seminars

What drives purpose from a congenial conversation to core strategic precepts?

Abrar Chaudhury

Research Fellow, Saïd Business School

Our research explores and deepens our work on corporate purpose, and how this translates into responsible business practice.

2018-19 Seminars

28 November 2018

From Intention to Compliance: Lessons from Islamic Finance for the Future of Responsible Business

Bridget Kustin Research Fellow and Qualitative Lead, The Ownership Project at Oxford Saïd

25 January 2019

Changing Conceptions of Corporate Purpose

Abrar Chaudhury  Research Fellow Changing Conceptions of Corporate Purpose and Marc Ventresca Associate Professor of Strategic Management

1 May 2019

Seminar title tbc

Judith Stroehle Postdoctoral Researcher, Mutuality in Business

date tbc 2019

Family Business Case Studies: how ownership influences corporate strategy

Bridget Kustin Research Fellow and Qualitative Lead, The Ownership Project at Oxford Saïd

Past seminars

The Inclusive Capitalism Seminars ran between February 2017 and May 2018. Renamed the Business Research Hub Seminars in Autumn 2018, the series has expanded to include speakers working on Responsible Business Initiatives.


2017 - 2018 series

22 May 2018

Corporate Sustainability Performance of Family Firms

Belén Villalonga Professor of Management and Organizations, Stern School of Business, New York University

10 May 2018

Corporate Purpose and Financial Performance

George Serafeim, Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and currently Kim B Clark Visiting Fellow in Responsible Leadership

9 February

Route to market programmes and BOP development

Kate Roll Lecturer in Empirical Politics,Somerville College and General Management, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford

2 February 2018

Corporate Purpose, ownership and capital markets

Clarissa Hauptmann Research Fellow and Quantitative Lead, The Oxford Ownership Project at Saïd

13 June 2017

Impact Investing

Alex Nicholls Professor of Social Entrepreneurship

5 June 2017

The Barriers to ESG Integration in Investing and How to Overcome Them

Robert Eccles Visiting Professor of Management Practice

22 May 2017

Rethinking Corporate Governance

Lynn Paine John G. McLean Professor and Senior Associate Dean for International Development at Harvard Business School

20 February 2017

Inclusive Capitalism – The Role of Corporate Accounting and Reporting

Richard Barker Professor of Accounting

13 February 2017

Sustainability and Shareholder Value

Amir Amel-Zadeh Associate Professor of Accounting