Michael Toffel

Michael Toffel

Senator John Heinz Professor of Environmental Management
Michael Toffel

Research Interests

Corporate environmental management; business and climate change; workplace safety in operations and supply chains; CEO activism; regulatory analysis

Related Publications

Flammer, C, MW Toffel, and K Viswanathan. Shareholder activism and firms' Voluntary disclosure of climate change risks. Strategic Management Journal, forthcoming. View PDF

Short, JL, and MW Toffel. Manage the suppliers that could harm your brand: Know when to avoid, engage, or drop them. Harvard Business Review 99 (March/April): 108-113, 2021. View online

Short, JL, MW Toffel, and AR Hugill. Improving working conditions in global supply chains: The role of institutional environments and monitoring program design. ILR Review 73(4) 873–912, 2020. View PDF

Toffel, MW, and S. Gulick. Fossil Fuel Divestment. Harvard Business School case 620-093, 2020. More info

Iansiti, M, MW Toffel, and J Barnett. Indigo Agriculture: Harnessing Nature. Harvard Business School case 620-024, 2019. More info

Toffel, MW, TS Simcoe, and A Sesia. Environmental Platform LEEDership at USGBC. Harvard Business School case 618-027, 2018. More info

Marquis, C, MW Toffel, and Y Zhou. Scrutiny, norms, and selective disclosure: A global study of greenwashing. Organization Science 27(2): 483–504, 2016. View PDF

Toffel, MW, JL Short, and M Ouellet. Codes in context: How states, markets, and civil society shape adherence to global labor standards. Regulation & Governance 9(3): 205-223, 2015. View PDF

Simcoe, T, and MW Toffel. Government green procurement spillovers: Evidence from municipal building policies in California. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 68(3): 411-434, 2014. View PDF

Jira, C, and MW Toffel. Engaging supply chains in climate change. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 15(4): 559-577, 2013. View PDF


Contact Information

Morgan Hall 415

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