Natalia undertakes research and teaching in both accounting and finance. Her current teaching includes management accounting, corporate governance and research methods. Research interests focus on accounting and finance for sustainability and the value relevance of financial and nonfinancial information. Her research has been awarded the Finland's Sustainable Investment Forum Award, the Distinguished Scholar Award and the Outstanding Research Award. Natalia has been a member of the Sustainable Investment Research Platform (SIRP), which has been financed by Mistra, the Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Sweden).
Article in journal (Refereed)
- Semenova, N. (2020). Company Receptivity in Private Dialogue on Sustainability Risks. Sustainability. 12. 532-545.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2019). The Performance of Investor Engagement Dialogues to Manage Sustainability Risks. The Nordic Journal of Business. 68. 5-22.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2019). Private engagement by Nordic institutional investors on environmental, social, and governance risks in global companies. Corporate governance : An International Review. 27. 144-161.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2016). The moderating effects of environmental risk of the industry on the relationship between corporate environmental and financial performance. Journal of Applied Accounting Research. 17. 97-114.
- Semenova, N. (2015). Environmental management and corporate performance : reviewing the moderating role of environmental impacts of the industry. Economic Systems. 4. 24-30.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2015). On the Validity of Environmental Performance Metrics. Journal of Business Ethics. 132. 249-258.
- Cerin, P., Hassel, L., Semenova, N. (2014). Energy performance and housing prices. Sustainable Development. 22. 404-419.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2013). Asymmetry in value relevance of environmental performance (EP) information : contingency effects of size and industry. Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing. 9. 777-789.
Conference paper (Refereed)
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2019). Efficiency of engagement related to sustainability performance of companies. Presented at the Nordic Conference in Management Accounting, Linköping, Sweden, January 31-February 1, 2019.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2018). ESG risk management in MSCI World companies : the influence of institutional investors. Presented at the 2018 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, July 1-3, 2018.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2017). Influence of private shareholder activism on company ESG disclosure and performance. Presented at the 40th European Accounting Association Annual Congress, Valencia, Spain, May 10-12, 2017.
- Semenova, N. (2017). Accountability for climate change : the valuation effects of carbon disclosures. Presented at the 43rd European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference: "International Business in the Information Age", Milan, Italy, December 14-16, 2017.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2016). ESG risk management by Nordic institutional investors. 28th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues : Program & Proceedings : November 6-9, 2016, Maui, Hawaii. 73-73.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2016). Corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) engagements. Research seminar on responsible business : March 16-17 2016, Tampere, Finland.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2014). A comparative study of environmental risk and opportunity metrics. Proceedings of the 14th International Scientific Conference: 'Economics and Management - Methods, Models, Technology', Ufa, Russia, October 9-11, 2014. 57-60.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L., Cerin, P. (2012). Energy performance and housing prices. PRI-CBERN Academic Network Conference "Evolution of Responsible Investment: Navigating Complexity", October 1-3 2012, Toronto, Canada.
- Semenova, N. (2011). Information asymmetry in environmental information : Evidence on size and industry effects on market value among Swedish SIX 300 companies. Oikos/PRI Young Scholars Finance Academy "The Future of Responsible Investment", January 23-28 2011, Gais, Switzerland.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2011). Asymmetry in value relevance of environmental performance : Role of industry and size. PRI−Mistra/SIRP Academic Conference "Dynamics of Responsible Investment" September 27-28 2011, Stigtuna, Sweden.
Chapter in book (Refereed)
- Hassel, L.G., Semenova, N. (2019). Engagement dialogue as a Nordic sustianable and responsible investment (SRI) strategy. Challenges in managing sustainable business : reporting, taxation, ethics and governance. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan. 179-204.
- Semenova, N. (2019). The value relevance of carbon disclosure strategies : a review of accounting research. Business strategies for sustainability. Abingdon-on-Thames, Routledge. 264-284.
Article, book review (Refereed)
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L., Nilsson, H. (2010). The value relevance of environmental and social performance : evidence from Swedish SIX 300 companies. Liiketaloudellinen Aikakauskirja. Association of Business Schools Finland (ABS). 265-292.
Chapter in book (Other academic)
- Hassel, L., Semenova, N. (2013). The added value of environmental, social and governance performance and sustainable and responsible investment on company and portfolio levels - what can we learn from research?. CSR and beyond : a Nordic perspective. Norway, Cappelen Damm AS. 137-163.
- Semenova, N., Hassel, L. (2011). Value of corporate responsibility. Corporate responsibility. Kahbarovsk, Khabarovsk State Academy of Economics and Law. 144-148.
Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
- Semenova, N. (2011). Essays on the Value Relevance of Environmental and Social Performance. Doctoral Thesis. Painosalama. 139.
Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
- Semenova, N. (2012). A share of the price - ESG found to be a part of stock market value. Magesine. 12-14.