Leonardo Boni

Core Faculty | Junior Assistant Professor

Short Profile outline

Assistant Professor at the School of Management of the Polytechnic of Milan, he is part of Tiresia, the research center on finance and innovation with social impact, of which he supervises the impact and ESG finance team. He obtained a PhD from the University of Bologna with a thesis on hybrid organizations, specializing in the context of Benefit Companies and B Corp. He is a member of the international B Academics network, and his research interests range from impact investing to B Corps, examining the role of regulatory aspects between the supply and demand of capital. Among his work experiences, he is co-founder of Triadi, a spin-off of the Polytechnic University of Milan that deals with ...


PHD: General Management, Università di Bologna.

Master of Science: Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology, Università Bocconi di Milano.

Academic course held at SOM

Economia e Organizzazione Aziendale

Impresa E Decisioni Strategiche

Relevant Publications

Bandini F. Boni L. Fia M. & Toschi L. , "Exploring Tension in Hybrid Organizations in Times of Covid-19 Crisis. The Italian Benefit Corporations’ experience", Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 1-22

Bandini F. Boni L. Fia M. & Toschi L., "Mission, governance, and accountability of benefit corporations: Toward a commitment device for achieving commercial and social goals", European Management Review

Bengo I. Boni L. & Sancino A., "EU financial regulations and social impact measurement practices: A comprehensive framework on finance for sustainable development", Corporate social responsibility and environmental management, 29, 809-819

Cremasco C. & Boni L. , "Is the European Union (EU) Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) effective in shaping sustainability objectives? An analysis of investment funds' behaviour", Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, 1-19

Boni L. Toschi L. & Fini R. , "Investors’ aspirations toward social impact: A portfolio-based analysis", Sustainability, 13

Boni L. Fini R. Toschi L. & Sharma G. , "Legitimacy of Social Hybrids: Navigating the Ambiguity in Prosocial Category of B Corps", Academy of Management Proceedings , 1, 12540

Boni L. Toschi L. & Fini R. , "Intentionality in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Finance: A Portfolio Measure for Social Impact", Academy of Management Proceedings , 1, 14905

Bandini F. Fia M. Boni L. & Toschi L. , "Le Società Benefit in Italia. Scelte motivazionali e assetti di governance: una prima analisi empirica", Società benefit PROFILI GIURIDICI ED ECONOMICO-AZIENDALI , 21-33

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