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.

Magali Delmas has written more than 50 articles, book chapters and case studies on business and the natural environment. Standing at the crossroads of policy and management, her research focuses on interactions between environmental policy and business strategy at the national and international level. She seeks to understand how environmental policies influences the strategy and performance of firms and in turn how firms help shape environmental policy.

Professor Delmas' current work includes analysis of the effectiveness of firms' voluntary actions to mitigate climate change. Her latest book "Governance for the Environment: New Perspectives," co-edited with Professor Oran Young, is published by Cambridge University Press. 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 PhD and prior to embarking on an academic career, Magali Delmas worked at the European Commission as the Economic Advisor of 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
  • 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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