Sub-theme 23: Climate (In)action: Understanding Corporate and Institutional Inertia

Bobby Banerjee, Cass Business School, City University London, UK
Timo Busch, University of Hamburg, Germany
Jonatan Pinkse, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-807
The Role of Sensemaking in Climate Change Decision-making
Chair: Jonatan Pinkse
Bruce Mortimer and Martina Linnenluecke
The influence of dominant stories on strategic decision-making when responding to climate change
Belinda Wade and Andrew Griffiths
Cognition and organizational inertia: Overcoming barriers to carbon management
Marcel Richert
Unexpected inaction – Why companies fail to make sense of win-win situations
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-807
The Cultural Framing of the Climate and Sustainability Debate
Chair: Bobby Banerjee
Andrew J. Hoffman, P. Devereaux Jennings and Lianne M. Lefsrud
Climate change in the era of the anthropocene – An institutional analysis
Tea Lempiälä, Teresa Haukkala, Eeva-Lotta Apajalahti and Raimo Lovio
Framing distance: How distancing field frames produce inertia for the proliferation of a renewable energy technology
Kirti Mishra, Cristina Neesham and Ken Coghill
A multi-level analysis of organizational resilience to impacts of climate change: Exploratory study of an Australian electricity gentailer
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, PIERCE-807
Corporate Climate Inaction Explained
Chair: Timo Busch
Arijit Paul and Rupert J. Baumgartner
A review of the status quo of the research on corporate climate inaction
Nardia Haigh and Paul Case
Firm response to climate change issues with potential for climatic surprise: Preliminary results
Genevieve Mortimer
Business planning for unintended consequences – Good intentions aren't enough
Guillaume Delalieux and Pauline Blottière
Backing the wrong horse: Insurance companies as allies of ENGOS in the fight against climate change
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-807
Responses to Institutional Inertia
Chair: Bobby Banerjee
Stephan Bohn and Peter Walgenbach
Refusing, connecting and playing off conflicting institutional demands – A longitudinal study on the organizational handling of the end of nuclear power, climate protection, and the energy turnaround in Germany (1997–2011)
Daniel Nyberg, Christopher Wright and Jacqueline Kirk
Unconventional fossil fuels and the climate crisis: Temporal framings in UK fracking
Theodore Vurdubakis, Raoni Rajão and Andrea Azevedo
On the logics of institutional (in)action: Data practices, transparency regimes and environmental law enforcement in the Brazilian Amazon
Herman Stål
Climate inertia in industry policy – An institutional maintenance perspective
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-807
The Role of Pro-environmental Behaviour
Chair: Jonatan Pinkse
Franziska Dittmer and Susanne Blazejewski
Climate (in)action in organizations: enabling agency through 'green' identity work
Josie Bremer and Martina Linnenluecke
Climate (in)action: Determinants of the perceived importance of organizational adaptation to climate change
Nadine Andrews, Kathryn Fahy and Stuart Walker
Between intention and action: Psychosocial factors influencing pro-environmental decision-making in organisations
Anja Gräf and Carsten Herbes
Green roofs on grey organizations: exploring the case of employee energy businesses
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-807
Decision-making for Corporate Climate Investments
Chair: Timo Busch
Alice Sakhel, Juan Miguel Rodriguez Lopez and Timo Busch
Uncertainty and investment decisions – The role of regulation, carbon prices and investment history
Martina Linnenluecke and Tom Smith
Climate (in)action: A real options approach to investigate the impact of climate change policy on new technology uptake
Samuli Patala, Ida Korpivaara, Anne Jalkala and Aino Kuitunen
Legitimacy under institutional change: Justifications of energy investments
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-807
Corporate Performance and CSR
Chair: Jonatan Pinkse
Stefan Lewandowski
Corporate carbon and financial performance: A meta-analysis
Christian Jensen, Johanna Mossberg, Gabriela Schaad and Anders Sandoff
Collaborative challenges in organizing sustainable development: Progressing towards green vision implementation in the chemical industry
Clara Roussey, Florence Palpacuer and Nicolas Balas
The role of CSR in the process of non-transformation: The case of the mining sector