Dr LÉPINEUX François

Full professor

Pôle :

Nationalités :

Teaching

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable Development
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Global Responsibility

Qualifications

PhD Management Science (Doctorat ès Sciences de Gestion), Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris (2002)

Post-graduate degree in Institutional Economics (DEA Economie des Institutions), Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, University Paris X (1994)

HEC Paris School of Management (Hautes Etudes Commerciales) (1990)

CEMS Master completed at ESADE, Barcelona, Spain

Research interest

Stakeholder theory

Business and the common good

Ethical issues in the financial services industry

The emergence of a global civil society

The shift in the social contract

Work Experience

Academic

  • Holder of the CANON Chair, Rennes School of Business (January, 2010 – Present).
  • Full Professor, Human Resources Management Academic area, Rennes School of Business (September, 2008 – Present).
  • Head of the Centre for Responsible Business, Rennes School of Business (September, 2008 – Present).
  • Associate Professor of Corporate Global Responsibility, BEM (Bordeaux Management School) (April, 2006 – August, 2008).
  • Research Fellow, INSEAD (2004 – 2008).
  • Visiting Professor, ESCPI / CNAM (Marne La Vallée), University Paris I Sorbonne, EIGSI La Rochelle (2003 – 2005).
  • Co-founder and Chairperson, ADERSE (2002 – 2005).
  • Research Assistant in international finance, HEC GROUP – Department of Finance and Economics (November, 1992 – October, 1994).

Non-Academic

  • January, 2001 - December, 2002

    Moderator of a working group, ORSE – Observatoire sur la Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises

  • January, 2000 - December, 2000

    Scientific Coordinator of an interdisciplinary study, MBBC – Research Firm in Management and Social Sciences

  • January, 1995 - June, 1998

    Consultant, A+B PARTENAIRES

  • April, 1991 - July, 1992

    Project Manager (voluntary service, development assistance), Agence Francaise de Développement

Service

Service to the Profession

  • 2011

    Resaddersse International, A new management Journal dealing with Sustainable Development, Business Ethics and Social Responsibility in companies and organizations..

Chair: Conference / Track / Program

  • 2011

    Colloquium « Systemic Entrepreneurship in a Dynamic Global Context », Coventry University, July 18-19, Chaired the track « Social and Ethical Dimensions of Systemic Entrepreneurship« , Coventry, United Kingdom

Conference Organizer

  • 2011

    Responsibility and Development: The Case of China », Organization of a lecture delivered by Henri-Claude de Bettignies, Emeritus Professor, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai, and Emeritus Professor, INSEAD, November 8, ESC Rennes School of Business. Audience: about 200 professionals and students, Rennes, France.

  • 2010

    International Symposium, Chaired the Organization Committee of this International Symposium held at ESC Rennes School of Business on January 7-8, 2010, in cooperation with the European SPES Forum and the European Business Ethics Network, and with the support of Canon Research Centre France. About 50 participants originating from 20 countries on the 5 continents have attended;

  • 2010

    Conference for the launch of the ISO 26000 standard at ESC Rennes School of Business, Co-organized the conference in cooperation with AFNOR and the Ecole des Métiers de l’Environnement; about 250 participants attended, Rennes, France

  • 2009

    Biodiversity and CSR » (in French) at ESC Rennes School of Business, Co-organized the conference in cooperation with the regional company Dervenn, specialized in the restoration of biodiversity, and with the Crédit Agricole de Bretagne, the Ecole des Métiers de l’Environnement, the cluster Ecoorigin and the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Rennes. This Conference brought together about 100 persons from different professional backgrounds: businesses, universities, local government, civil society.

Member: Committee/Task Force

  • 2006 – 2014: ADERSE – Member of the Scientific Committee, Co-founder and Past-President.
  • 2006 – 2014: ORIANE Conference on Risk Management organized by IUT Bayonne, University of Pau, Bayonne, France. Member of the Scientific Committee
  • 2010 – 2012: Pedagogical Committee of the Breton CHEDD, Collège des Hautes Etudes du Développement Durable.
  • 2006 – 2012: ORIANE Conference on Risk Management organized by IUT Bayonne, University of Pau, Member of the Scientific Committee, Bayonne, France.
  • 2006 – 2012: ADERSE – Member of the Scientific Committee, Co-founder and Past-President.
  • 2010: Organization Committee and Scientific Committee of the 2010 AGRH Conference « Nouveaux Comportements – Nouvelle GRH », Saint-Malo, France.
  • 2005 – 2008: College of experts and Research club of IFA (Institut Français des Administrateurs), Member of the working group « Governance and CSR », which published a Report in 2007.
  • 2007: Academic Committee of the sixth EABIS Colloquium « The Emerging Global Governance Paradigm: The Role of Business and its Implications for Companies, Stakeholders and Society », Barcelona, Spain.

 

 

Honours/Awards Award

  • 2010

    Association of Commercial Executives in France

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles Discipline-Based Scholarship

Spiritual Leadership in Business: Perspectives from Christianity and Hinduism.

Auteurs :Lépineux, F. & Rosé, J.-J. Publié dans :European SPES Cahiers, 27–41 Date :2010

Can Multinational Corporations Afford to Ignore the Global Common Good?

Auteurs :De Bettignies, H.-C. & Lépineux, F Publié dans :Business & Society Review, Date :2009

Refereed Proceedings Discipline-Based Scholarship

Management and Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century: Exploring the Relevance of the Concept of Globality. Colloquium

Auteurs :Lépineux, F Publié dans :Coventry University, Coventry (UK), July 18-19 Date :2011

Corporations, Governance and the Common Good – A Global and Forward-Thinking Perspective

Auteurs :Lépineux, F Publié dans :VIIth International Symposium of University Professors "Towards an Economy Supporting the Human Family – Person, Society, Institutions", Rome (Italy), June 24-26 Date :2010

Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals Book

Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship and the Common Good

Auteurs :Bonanni, C., Lépineux, F., & Roloff, J. Publié dans :International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, London: Palgrave Macmillan. Date :2012

La RSE – Responsabilité sociale des entreprises

Auteurs :Lépineux, F., Rosé, J.-J., Bonanni, C., & Hudson, S Publié dans :Théories et pratiques, Paris: Editions Dunod Date :2010

Finance for a Better World: The Shift toward Sustainability,

Auteurs :De Bettignies, H.-C. & Lépineux, F. Publié dans :Palgrave Macmillan Date :2009

Business, Globalization and the Common Good

Auteurs :De Bettignies, H.-C. & Lépineux, F Publié dans :Oxford: Peter Lang Academic Publishers Date :2009

Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements Chapter

Spiritual-Based Entrepreneurship for an Alternative Food Culture: The Transformational Power of Navdanya

Auteurs :Virmani, Arundhati and François Lépineux Publié dans :London: Springer, forthcoming, 2014. Date :2014

From the Financial Crisis to Wise Management: The Relevance of the 'Return to Aristotle

Auteurs :Rosé, J.-J. and François Lépineux Publié dans :London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 Date :2013

Spiritual Leadership in Business

Auteurs :Lépineux, F. & Rosé, J.-J Publié dans :Business, Spirituality and the Common Good. Boise (Idaho): Russell Media. Date :2012

Multinational Companies and the Common Good

Auteurs :Lépineux, F. & Rosé, J.-J Publié dans :Palgrave Macmillan Date :2011

Globalization

Auteurs :Rosé, J.-J. & Lépineux, F Publié dans :London: Palgrave Macmillan. Date :2011

Insurers' Corporate Responsibility Policies: A Response to the Industry's Bad Image?

Auteurs :De Bettignies, H.-C., Lépineux, F., & Tan, C. K Publié dans :In H.-C. De Bettignies and F. Lépineux (Eds.) Finance for a Better World: The Shift toward Sustainability, (pp. 118–139). London: Palgrave Macmillan. Date :2009

Business and the Global Common Good: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Auteurs :De Bettignies, H.-C. & Lépineux, F. Publié dans :Oxford: Peter Lang Academic Publishers. Date :2009

Ethique, management et marketing : une application dans le secteur de l'assurance",

Auteurs :Lépineux, F Publié dans :In J.-F. Trinquecoste (Ed.) Responsabilité, éthique et logique marchande, (pp. 87–100). Colombelles (France): Editions EMS Date :2008

Climate Change and the Global Common Good: Emerging Corporate Responsibility Strategies in the Insurance Industry

Auteurs :De Bettignies, H.-C. & Lépineux, F. Publié dans :London: Middlesex University Press. Date :2007

Presentations of Refereed Papers International

Aravind Eye Care Hospital as Transformational Entrepreneurship: Spiritual Roots, Multi-Dimensional Impact

Auteurs :Virmani, Arundhati and François Lépineux Publié dans :Conference "Ethical Leadership: The Indian Way", Bangalore, India Date :2014

Knowledge Representation of Risk and Opportunities Arising from Environmental, Social and Governance Issues: A Bayesian Network Approach

Auteurs :MacGilchrist, Renaud, Irena Descubes, and François Lépineux Publié dans :International Days of Statistics and Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Date :2013

The Planetary Crisis in the Light of Phronesis

Auteurs :Rosé, J.-J. & Lépineux, F Publié dans :ECCLAR Conference Date :2012

Management and Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century: Exploring the Relevance of the Concept of Globality.

Auteurs :Lépineux, F Publié dans :Systemic Entrepreneurship in a Dynamic Global Context", Coventry, United Kingdom Date :2011

Corporations, Governance and the Common Good – A Global and Forward-Thinking Perspective. VIIth International Symposium of University Professors

Auteurs :Lépineux, F Publié dans :VIIth International Symposium of University Professors "Towards an Economy Supporting the Human Family – Person, Society, Institutions", Rome, Italy. Date :2010

Reflections on the Concept of 'Spiritual Business Leader': Perspectives from Christianity and Hinduism.

Auteurs :Lépineux, F., Patel, T., Rosé, J.-J., & Virmani, A. Publié dans :Leadership, Spirituality and the Common Good: East and West Approaches", Shanghai, China Date :2008

The Role of Multinationals in Global Society: Contributing to the Global Common Good

Auteurs :Lépineux, F. Publié dans :International Conference "Private Interests and Democracy: The Role of Large Enterprises in Democracy and Society", Krakow, Poland Date :2007