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Photo: Portrait Magazine (人物) Interviews Chris Marquis for "50 Global People" Feature

Portrait Magazine (人物) Interviews Chris Marquis for "50 Global People" Feature

I am honored to have been selected as one of Portrait Magazine's "50 Global People," the feature story in their 2014 kickoff issue. Below is the text from my interview with reporter Vivian Zhang in th… more
Photo: Seeing Red: China's Wine Market

Seeing Red: China's Wine Market

  An edited and translated version of this piece appeared in Portrait Magazine (人物). Full Chinese text available below.  My first experience with Chinese red wine occurred at a banquet … more
Photo: Environmental reports in China still likely to greenwash

Environmental reports in China still likely to greenwash

This article appeared on ChinaDialogue.net on 12/5/2013. Chinese version here.  Over the past three decades, a global movement for social and environmental sustainability reporting has catalyse… more
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Fonterra: Rewarding Honesty

  In August of 2013, dairy products from Fonterra, the world’s fourth-largest dairy company, were found to possibly contain a type of bacteria that could cause botulism. Contaminated produ… more

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Research

Photo: Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in China: Symbol or Substance?

Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in China: Symbol or Substance?

This study focuses on how and why firms strategically respond to government signals regarding appropriate corporate activity. We integrate institutional theory with research on corporate political str… more
Photo: Regulatory Uncertainty and Corporate Responses to Environmental Protection in China

Regulatory Uncertainty and Corporate Responses to Environmental Protection in China

This article analyzes the closing gap between regulation and enforcement of environmental protection in China and explores its implications for doing business there. It identifies three major dimensio… more
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A New Civil Society Model in China?

Examining social media driven charity campaigns in China such as Deng Fei’s “Free Lunch,” Rou Tangseng’s “Food Delivery Party” and Wang Keqin’s “Sweeping Off Dust With Love,” we ask whether such campa… more
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Community Isomorphism and Corporate Social Action

We present a model of how institutional pressures at the community level shape corporate social action—behaviors and practices that extend beyond immediate profit maximization goals and are intended t… more

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