Areas of Expertise:
environmental regulation | greenhouse gases | climate change | green business | electrical utilities | organic wine
Magali Delmas is a professor of management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and an expert in how environmental regulatory policies influence business strategies and performance and how companies influence policy. Delmas is also an authority on how incentives influence corporate environmental practices. She develops methods to measure and communicate the environmental performance of companies and to evaluate the effectiveness of voluntary strategies to mitigate climate change, especially by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with an emphasis on electric utilities.
Delmas is also director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability's Center for Corporate Environmental Performance. Delmas was also lead author on a study released in 2010 that found that organic labels on California wines, contrary to expectations, drive down prices.