Dr Renata Konadu

Job: Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 366 4839

E: Renata.konadu@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr Renata Konadu is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at De Montfort University. Prior to joining the Leicester Castle Business School, she tutored at Bournemouth University and University of East London in the areas of Corporate Reporting, Corporate Governance and Environmental Accounting.

She holds a PhD from Bournemouth University, MSc from Stirling University and BSc from University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana. Renata's research interest lies in the areas of Environmental Reporting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance.

She is a member of British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), British Academy of Management and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Research in Accountability, Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS)

The Finance and Banking Research Centre (FiBRe)

Publications and outputs 

Journal Articles:

Environmental sustainability orientation, competitive strategy and financial performance (with Danso A., Adomako S., Amankwah-Amoah J. & Owusu-Agyei S.) Business Strategy and the Environment 2019 (ABS 3-Star Rated).

Environmental sustainability orientation and performance of family and nonfamily firms (with Danso A., Adomako S., Amankwah-Amoah J. & Owusu-Agyei S.) Business Strategy and the Environment 2019 (ABS 3-Star Rated).

Corporate boards and environmental offence conviction: evidence from the United Kingdom. (with Tauringana, V., Radicic, D. & Kirkpatrick, A.) Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 2017 (ABS 2-Star Rated)

Gender Diversity Impact on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee and Greenhouse Gas emissions in the UK. (Konadu, R.) Economics and Business Review EBR 2017 


Conference Presentations:

Konadu, R. (2018). "Corporate Carbon Footprint and Corporate Financial Performance: The Case of UK Listed Firms". 16th ATINER Conference 18

Konadu, R. (2017). "Relationship between Environmental Operational Performance and Financial Performance: The Moderating Role of ISO 14000 Series”. Bournemouth University (BU) Annual Postgraduate Conference 17

Konadu, R. (2016). “Accessing Micro Finance Loans in Ghana: SMEs Perspective”. ESRC Access to Finance SME Conference 2016 (Poster)

Research interests/expertise

Environmental Reporting, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsbility and Financial Reporting 

Areas of teaching

Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility, International Accounting and Public Sector Accounting


Ph.D, FHEA, MSc, BSc

Courses taught

ACFI5074 Governance and Social Responsibility, ACFI3423 Governance and Sustainability

Membership of professional associations and societies


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