Diletta Lenzi

Research fellowship holder

Faculty of Law

Via Verdi, 53 - 38122 Trento
diletta.lenzi[at]unitn [dot] it

In January 2018, she finished her Phd cum laude, with a thesis on Corporate Governance and Risk of Environmental Damages (written in Italian). Ca' Foscari University of Venice (Italy) - Tutor Professor Lorenzo De Angelis and Andrea Zorzi (recipient of tuition).

She graduated in Laws (Master Degree) in April 2014, at the University of Florence (Italy), with a thesis on Shareholders Rights in Insolvency Proceedings (written in English).

She has studied at the University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College (2016-2017); Georgetown University, in Washington DC (2015); the European University Institute in Fiesole (2012); Stockholm Universitet of Law, Sweden (2012).

Research interests

Corporate law and corporate governance; benefit corporations; sustainability; sustainable finance; insolvency law

Memberships in societies and scientific committees

She is a member of the Daughters of Themis Network of Business Scholars (since 2019) and L'Alltro Diritto, a documentation Centre engaged in theoretical reflection and sociological research in the fields of social marginality, deviance, prison and detention institutions (since 2009).

She write for the online law journal "Giurisprudenza delle imprese", since 2015.

Awards and honours

Recipient of tuition during the PdD.

Conferences and lectures

- Presentation of the working paper “The European Social Bond Market: Preliminary Considerations from a Legal Perspective”, at the Workshop “Finance for sustainability”, organized by the Daughters of Themis Network, Greece, June 2019

- Talk on “Corporate governance mechanisms for managing the risk of environmental damage” given at the Risk Management International Conference, 2nd Edition, held by the Università degli Studi di Torino – Turin 25-26 October 2018

- Talk on “The Business Impact on the Environment: a Corporate Governance Approach”, given at the Annual Conference of the Green Economic Institute – St Hugh’s College, Oxford, 16 June 2018

- Presentation of the draft paper “Corporate governance and risk of environmental damages”, at the Erasmus Early-Career Scholars Conference 2018, Rotterdam, 12 April 2018

- Talk given at Unidroit (International Institute for the Unification of Private Law), Rome, 17th February 2017, entitled L’amministrazione di società benefit (The Governance of Benefit Corporations)

- Presentation of the project “Human-Centered Business Model: a Holistic Approach for a New Model of Doing Business”, at Law, Justice and Development week 2016, World Bank Legal Vice-Presidency, Washington D.C. (USA), 9th December 2016

- Presentation of the project “Human-Centered Business Model: a Holistic Approach for a New Model of Doing Business”, at the brainstorming session organised by the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) and the Global Forum on Law Justice and Development (World Bank Legal Vice-Presidency), in Spetses (Greece), 11th September 2015