Robert G. Eccles

Professor of Management Practice

Robert G. Eccles is the world’s foremost expert on integrated reporting and one of the world’s leaders on how companies and investors can create sustainable strategies. He is the Founding Chairman of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and one of the founders of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). Bob is Chairman of Arabesque Partners, the first ESG Quant Fund with headquarters in London and a research group in Frankfurt. In 2011, Robert was selected as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior - 2012 for his extensive, positive contribution to building trust in business. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the ACCA. Bob received an S.B. in Mathematics and an S.B. in Humanities and Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an A.M. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University.

Dr. Eccles received an S.B. in Mathematics and an S.B. in Humanities and Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1973) and an A.M. (1975) and Ph.D. in Sociology (1979) from Harvard University.


  1. Won the 2010 PROSE Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence in the Business, Finance & Management category for his book with Michael Krzus, One Report: Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy (John Wiley and Sons, 2010). This award is given by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.

  2. Selected on January 31, 2011 as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America.