Magali A. Delmas

Professor of Management

Phone: (310) 825-9310

Fax: (310) 825-9663

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Magali Delmas is a Professor of Management at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and UCLA Anderson School of Management. She is a UCLA Luskin Scholar and the Director of the UCLA Center for Corporate Environmental Performance.

Her research interests are primarily in the areas of Business strategy and Corporate Sustainability. She has written more than 60 articles, book chapters and case studies on business and the natural environment. Her current work includes the investigation of the barriers and incentives to the adoption of energy efficient solutions. She is the PI of the UCLA Engage project, a large-scale field experiment that investigates how real-time, appliance level energy consumption feedback can be used as an effective tool for energy conservation. She is also engaged in refining current methodologies to measure and communicate firms and products environmental performance. She is particularly interested in understanding the effectiveness of eco-labeling and certification strategies. After finishing her Ph.D. and prior to embarking on an academic career, Magali Delmas worked at the European Commission as the Economic Advisor to the Director for Industry.


Ph.D. Strategic Management, 1996, HEC Paris
M.A. Political Science, 1989, University of Paris


Business Strategy, Environmental Management and Sustainability, Environmental Policy, Eco-labels, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, energy, Environmental Issues, Environmental Issues in Management, Management Policy, Nuclear Energy
  • Omar Asensio and Magali Delmas. NonPrice Incentives and Energy Conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, [ Link ]
  • Chien-Ming Chen, Magali Delmas, Marvin Lieberman. Production Frontier Methodologies and Efficiency as a Performance Measure in Strategic Management Research. Strategic Management Journal, [ Link ]
  • Magali Delmas and Maria Montes-Sancho. Voluntary Agreements to Improve Environmental Quality: Symbolic and Substantive Cooperation. Strategic Management Journal, [ Link ]
  • Magali Delmas and Michael Toffel. Organizational Responses to Environmental Demands: Opening the Black Box. Strategic Management Journal, [ Link ]
  • Magali Delmas, and Yesim Tokat. Deregulation, Efficiency and Governance Structures: The U.S. Electric Utility Sector. Strategic Management Journal, [ Link ]
  • Magali Delmas, Michael Russo and Maria Montes-Sancho. Deregulation and Environmental Differentiation in the Electric Utility Industry. Strategic Management Journal, [ Link ]
  • Magali Delmas, Maria Montes-Sancho and Jay Shimshack. Mandatory Information Disclosure Policy: Evidence from the electric utility industry. Economic Inquiry, [ Link ]
  • Magali Delmas and Ivan Montiel. Greening the Supply Chain: When is Customer Pressure Effective?. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, [ Link ]
  • Magali Delmas and Ivan Montiel. The Diffusion of Voluntary International Management Standards: Responsible Care, ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 in the Chemical Industry. Policy Studies Journal, [ Link ]

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