magali delmas

Magali (Maggie) Delmas

Professor of Management

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Anderson School of Management

UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095

(310) 825-9310

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Magali Delmas is a Professor of Management at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and the Anderson School of Management.

She is the director of the UCLA Center for Corporate Environmental Performance and the Center for Impact@Anderson. She was the President of the Alliance for Research in Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) from 2014 to 2017, an organization that serves as a vehicle for advancing rigorous academic research on corporate sustainability issues. 

Her research interests are primarily in the areas of Business strategy and Corporate Sustainability. Magali Delmas has written more than 90 articles, book chapters and case studies on business and the natural environment. She is the recipient of the Academy of Management/Organization and the Natural Environment Distinguished Scholar Award

She works on developing effective information strategies to promote conservation behavior and the development of green markets. Here is a short video of her recent work on green consumers, and a link to her recent book: The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet published at Stanford Press.

Her current research includes the investigation of the barriers and incentives to the adoption of energy efficient solutions. 

She is also engaged in refining current methodologies to measure and communicate firm’s and products’ environmental performance.

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Projects

health, sustainability & the built environment

Health, Sustainability & the Built Environment

Healthy Buildings and Healthy Homes: Could Indoor Spaces Be Making You Sick? Watch the video of this great conversation moderated by Professor Maggie Delmas, and organized in collaboration with Impact@Anderson…

the circular economy: reduce, reuse and recycle

The Circular Economy: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

The circular economy has come to the foreground as a promising means through which to achieve sustainable development. Despite the wealth of literature and action plans centered around the circular…

planet innovation podcast

Planet Innovation Podcast

Planet Innovation is a podcast about business solutions to solve environmental problems. We bring uplifting conversations with scientists and entrepreneurs who are creating innovative solutions for the planet. This is…

air quality mobile application

Air quality mobile application

Our team at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and UCLA Health invites you to join our Air Quality Research study.  AirForU enables you to gain a better…

energy conservation behavior

Energy Conservation Behavior

UCLA ENGAGE investigates how real-time energy consumption feedback can be used as an effective tool for energy conservation. It applies insights from behavioral science to design optimal interventions for changing…

corporate sustainability and employee engagement

Corporate Sustainability and Employee Engagement

While an emerging body of literature investigates the environmental and financial benefits derived from the adoption of corporate sustainability, exactly how these practices impact organizational effectiveness and employee productivity remains…

how should firms disclose their environmental performance?

How should firms disclose their environmental performance?

Firms have various avenues through which to disclose environmental performance information. This project examines two information disclosure strategies (public information disclosure to stakeholders and private information to legislators through lobbying),…

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Publications

The Private and Social Consequences of Purchasing an Electric Vehicle and Solar Panels: Evidence from California

M. Delmas, M. Kahn, S. Locke

Published Work | 2017 | Research in Economics

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Dinámica de los resultados medioambientales y financieros: El caso de las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero

M. Delmas, N. Nairn-Birch, J. Lim

Published Work | 2017 | Economía industrial

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Field Experiments in Corporate Sustainability Research Testing Strategies for Behavior Change in Markets and Organizations

M. Delmas, J. Aragon-Correa

Published Work | 2016 | Organization and Environment

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Does Organic Wine Taste Better? An Analysis of Experts’ Ratings

M. Delmas, O. Gergaud, J. Lim

Published Work | 2016 | Journal of Wine Economics

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Corporate environmental performance and lobbying

M. Delmas, J. Lim, N. Nairn-Birch

Published Work | 2016 | Academy of Management Discoveries

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Corporate Sustainable Innovation and Employee Behavior

M. Delmas, S. Pekovic

Published Work | 2016 | Journal of Business Ethics

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Nonprice incentives and energy conservation

Asensio, O. I., Delmas, M. A.

Published Work | 2015 | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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Dynamics of Environmental and Financial Performance: The Case of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

M. Delmas, N. Nairn-Birch, J. Lim

Published Work | 2015 | Organization & Environment

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Eco-Premium or Eco-Penalty? Eco-labels and Quality in the Organic Wine Market

M. Delmas, N. Lessem

Published Work | 2015 | Business and Society

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Resource Efficiency Strategies and Market Conditions

M. Delmas, S. Pekovic

Published Work | 2015 | Long Range Planning

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What can we learn from high-frequency appliance-level energy metering? Results from a field experiment

V. Chen, M. Delmas, W. Kaiser, S. Locke

Published Work | 2014 | Energy Title

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Sustainable Certification for Future Generations: the Case of Family Business

M. Delmas, O. Gergaud

Published Work | 2014 | Family Business Review

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Organizational Responses to Environmental Demands: Opening the Black Box

M. Delmas, M. Toffel

Published Work | 2014 | Strategic Management Journal

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Saving power to conserve your reputation? The effectiveness of private versus public information

M. Delmas, N. Lessem

Published Work | 2014 | Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

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Production Frontier Methodologies and Efficiency as a Performance Measure in Strategic Management Research

C. Chen, M. Delmas, M. Lieberman

Published Work | 2013 | Strategic Management Journal

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Top management and the adoption of energy efficiency practices: Evidence from small and medium-sized manufacturing firms in the US

V. Blassa, C. Corbettb, M. Delmasc, S. Muthulingam

Published Work | 2013 | Energy

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Real-time, appliance-level electricity use feedback system: How to engage users?

V. Chen, M. Delmas, W. Kaiser

Published Work | 2013 | Energy and Buildings

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Information strategies and energy conservation behavior: A meta-analysis of experimental studies from 1975 to 2012

Delmas, M. A., Fischlein, M., & Asensio, O. I.

Published Work | 2013 | Energy Policy, Volume 61, Pages 729-739.

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Choosing the Right Eco-Label for Your Product

M. Delmas, N. Nairn-Birch, M. Balzarova

Published Work | 2013 | Sloan Management Review

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Triangulating Environmental Performance: What do Corporate Social Responsibility Ratings Really Capture?

M. Delmas, D. Etzion, N. Nairn-Birch

Published Work | 2013 | The Academy of Management Perspectives

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Measuring Eco-Inefficiency: A New Frontier Approach

C. Chen, M. Delmas

Published Work | 2012 | Operations Research

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Environmental standards and labor productivity: Understanding the mechanisms that sustain sustainability

M. Delmas, S. Pekovic

Published Work | 2012 | Journal of Organizational Behavior

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The Drivers of Greenwashing

M. Delmas, V. Burbano

Published Work | 2011 | California Management Review

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Under the Tip of the Iceberg: Absorptive Capacity, Environmental Strategy and Competitive Advantage

M. Delmas, V. Hoffmann, M. Kuss

Published Work | 2011 | Business and Society

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An Institutional Perspective on the Diffusion of International Management System Standards: The Case of the Environmental Management Standard ISO 14001

M. Delmas, M. Montes-Sanch

Published Work | 2011 | Business Ethics Quarterly

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U.S. state policies for renewable energy: Context and effectiveness

M. Delmas, M. Montes-Sancho

Published Work | 2011 | Energy Policy

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Mandatory Information Disclosure Policy: Evidence from the electric utility industry

M. Delmas, J. Shimshack, M. Montes

Working Paper | 2010

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Measuring Corporate Social Responsibility: An Efficiency Perspective

C. Chen, M. Delmas

Published Work | 2010 | Production and Operations Management

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Socially Responsible Investing: The Need for Transparency

M. Delmas, V. Blass

Published Work | 2010 | Business Strategy & the Environment. 19: 245-260

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Greening the Supply Chain: When are customer pressures effective?

M. Delmas, I. Montiel

Published Work | 2010 | Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. 18(1): 171-201.

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Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance: the Trade-Offs of Sustainability Ratings

M. Delmas, V. Blass

Published Work | 2010 | Business Strategy and the Environment

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Voluntary Agreements to Improve Environmental Quality: Symbolic and Substantive Cooperation

M. Delmas, M. Montes-Sancho

Published Work | 2009

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Eco-Labeling Strategies: The Eco-Premium Puzzle in the Wine Industry

M. Delmas, L. Grant

Published Work | 2008 | Business & Society

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The Diffusion of Voluntary International Management Standards: Responsible Care, ISO 9000, and ISO 14001 in the Chemical Industry

M. Delmas, I. Montiel

Published Work | 2008 | The Policy Studies Journal

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Health and Safety Practices in the Nanomaterials Workplace: Results from an International Survey

J. Conti, K. Killpack, G. Gerritzen, L. Huang, M. Mircheva, M. Delmas, B. Harthorn, R. Appelbaum, P. Holden

Published Work | 2008 | Environmental Science and Technology

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Regulatory commitment to negotiated agreements: Evidence from the United states, Germany, the Netherlands, and France

M. Delmas, A. Terlaak

Published Work | 2007 | Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis

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Deregulation and Environmental Differentiation in the Electric Utility Industry

M. Delmas, M. Russo, M. Montes-Sancho

Published Work | 2007 | Strategic Management Journal

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Free Riding in Voluntary Programs: the case of the US EPA Wastewise Program

M. Delmas, A. Keller

Published Work | 2005 | Policy Sciences

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Deregulation, Efficiency and Governance Structures: The U.S. Electric Utility Sector

M. Delmas, Y. Tokat

Published Work | 2005

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Stakeholders and Environmental Management Practices: An Institutional Framework

M. Delmas, M. Toffel

Published Work | 2004 | Business Strategy and the Environment

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Business and Environmental Protection: An Introduction

J. Rivera, M. Delmas

Published Work | 2004 | Research in Human Ecology

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The di¡usion of environmental management standards in Europe and in the United States: An institutional perspective

M. Delmas

Published Work | 2002 | Policy Sciences

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Stakeholders and Competitive Advantage: the case of ISO 14001

M. Delmas

Published Work | 2001

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Government Credible Commitment in the French and American Nuclear Industry

M. Delmas, B. Heiman

Published Work | 2001 | Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

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A Framework for Analyzing Environmental Voluntary Agreements

M. Delmas, A. Terlaak

Published Work | 2001 | California Management Review

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Barriers and Incentives to the adoption of ISO 14001 in the United States

M. Delmas

Published Work | 2000 | Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum

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Exposing strategic assets to create new competencies: the case of technological acquisition in the waste management industry in Europe and North America

M. Delmas

Published Work | 1999 | Industrial and Corporate Change

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Price Premium for Eco-Labels? The Price of Green Wine

Magali A. Delmas and Laura E. Grant

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