November 10, 2021
Tima Bansal is a Professor of Sustainability and Strategy at the Ivey Business School. She also founded and continues to direct Ivey’s Centre on Building Sustainable Value and the Network for Business Sustainability, a growing network of more than 8,000 researchers and managers from nations around the world committed to advancing sustainable business.
She has received significant accolades for her scholarship in business sustainability: in 2019, she was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; in 2017, she was presented with the Organizations and Natural Environment Distinguished Scholar Award by the Academy of Management; in 2012, she was awarded a Canada Research Chair to pursue her efforts to make business both profitable and sustainable; in 2008, she was awarded the title of Faculty Pioneer for Academic Leadership by the Aspen Institute, a global forum for business and society headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Her research targets the interplay between business strategy and sustainability. Her TedX talk describes some of her recent ideas. She has published in several top research journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. She has co-edited two books about business and the natural environment. Her research has also been cited in the popular press, including the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and The Independent.