• Jessica Thomas

    Jessica Thomas, MBA

    Director, Business Sustainability Collaborative & Lecturer, Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Sustainability Expertise

    Business ethics, Corporate social responsibility, Sustainable business strategy, Social innovation

    Sustainability Approach

    "I see business sustainability as a strategy to drive innovation and competitive advantage. In my teaching, research and project engagement, I look for opportunities to make the business case for sustainability, to demonstrate how business sustainability can be a strategy that is good for people, good for the planet and good for the bottom line."...

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  • Scott Showalter

    Scott Showalter, CPA, CGFM

    Professor of Practice Department of Accounting

    Sustainability Expertise

    Sustainability reporting, Assurance on sustainability reporting, Business sustainability issues and practices

    Sustainability Approach

    "I seek to integrate sustainability topics and practices into all…

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  • Rob Handfield

    Rob Handfield, Ph.D.

    Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative Department of Business Management

    Sustainability Expertise

    Impact of industrial biobased products on the US economy, Labor and human rights in the global supply network, Sustainable supply chain management

    Sustainability Approach

    "I have been working in the field of sustainable supply…

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  • Eda Kemahlioglu Ziya

    Eda Kemahlioglu Ziya, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor Department of Business Management, Operations & Supply Chain Management

    Sustainability Expertise

    Electronics take-back legislation, Supply chain optimization subject to environmental sustainability constraints, Closed-loop supply chain management

    Sustainability Approach

    "One of my two major research streams is on environmentally-sustainable supply chain management. In the last decade, sustainability has attracted a lot of attention both from academics and practitioners in the supply chain domain. I expect to see increasingly more research being conducted in this area and I plan to continue my research on this topic."...

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  • Rosanna Garcia

    Rosanna Garcia, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Marketing Business Management

    Sustainability Expertise

    Sustainability in the innovation process , B Corporations, Sustainability in design thinking, Sustainable services

    Sustainability Approach

    My work focuses on sustainability strategies in the designing and marketing of new products. Another area of interest to me is how B Corporations differ in their approach to developing and marketing of innovations compared to their counter-parts....

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  • Beth M. Ritter, MBA

    Beth Ritter, MBA

    Lecturer Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department

    Sustainability Expertise

    Volunteerism, a pillar of corporate responsibility programs, and how it impacts other workplace measures. , Human rights and labor relations

    Sustainability Approach

    "Each semester I am pleased to bring new topics on sustainability to our future leaders. I believe it is the responsibility of management to conduct business in a sustainable way. I enjoy bringing my first hand experience at Burt’s Bees to the classroom to inspire."...

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  • Stefanie Robinson

    Stefanie Robinson, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Marketing Business Management

    Sustainability Expertise

    Social Responsibility, Consumer Well-being, Innovative, Sustainable Product Adoption

    Sustainability Approach

    It is important to understand how we as marketers can engage consumers and businesses to be more accountable for their consumption decisions in the marketplace. Therefore, I take a consumer behavior approach when investigating sustainability related issues. ...

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  • Don Pagach

    Don Pagach, Ph.D.

    Professor, Graduate Faculty Department of Accounting

    Sustainability Expertise

    Sustainability reporting, Sustainability standards

    Sustainability Approach

    Sustainability has become an important issue for accountants in terms of both reporting and assurance. Accountants need to be able to understand the issues behind sustainability so that they can continue to provide leadership in how firms communicate their sustainability initiatives. ...

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  • Jeff Pollack

    Jeff Pollack, PhD

    Assistant Professor Poole College of Management

    Sustainability Expertise

    Entrepreneurship , Business planning and pitching , Social entrepreneurship , New venture creation , Organizational design , Public speaking

    Sustainability Approach

    "The question of how to create value is central to…

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  • Al Chen

    Al Chen, CPA

    Professor of Accounting Poole College of Management, Accounting Department

    Sustainability Expertise

    Sustainability performance measurement , Sustainability reporting , Business sustainability issues and practices , Environmental cost management

    Sustainability Approach

    "I strive to engage in multidisciplinary programs that develop tools and performance indicators to support business to achieve positive outcomes in environmental, economic systems and diversity through my research. My students learn to identify, engage and empower themselves in making sustainability improvements."...

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  • Kathy Krawzyk

    Kathy Krawzyk, Masters of Accounting

    Professor, MAC Program Director Poole College of Management, Accounting Department

    Sustainability Expertise

    Financial accounting , Audit and tax impact of sustainability initiatives, Educational approaches to increase student awareness of sustainability

    Sustainability Approach

    "I incorporate sustainability topics into classes so MAC students can recognize that corporate decisions related to sustainability have very real financial accounting, tax, and auditing implications. Understanding the impact of sustainability on everyday operations will make these students better business advisors."...

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  • Leigh Shamblin

    Leigh Shamblin, Ed.D, MBA

    Professor of Practice Poole College of Management

    Sustainability Expertise

    Innovation, Design and systems thinking , Culture

    Sustainability Approach

    "I care about environmental sustainability - without it our world won't survive. As a former international development professional, I also care deeply about helping people achieve economic sustainability - individually, regionally, and globally. We have to make the triple bottom line work around the globe."...

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