NBS has seven Topic Editors, each of whom is an academic leader in his or her field. Our Topic Editors continually review the world's top scholarly journals to identify the most significant and the most rigorous sustainability research. Each month those journal articles are listed here.

Tima Bansal, PhD

Topic Editor: Strategy

Dr. Tima Bansal is NBS's Executive Director and Professor at the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. Her research is focused centrally on the broad questions pertaining to business sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Contact Tima

Stephanie Bertels, PhD

Topic Editor: Culture

Dr. Stephanie Bertels is an Assistant Professor in Technology and Operations Management at Simon Fraser University Surrey. Her research bridges organization theory and the issues surrounding sustainable development. Contact Stephanie

Rob Klassen, PhD

Topic Editor: Supply Chain

Dr. Robert Klassen is a Professor of Operations Management in the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. His research investigates the interactions between operating activities and the natural environment, with a focus on environmental technologies. Contact Rob

John Peloza, PhD

Topic Editor: Business Case

Dr. John Peloza is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Simon Fraser University. His research centers on building a business case for corporate social responsibility. Contact John

Laura Spence, PhD

Topic Editor: Small-Medium Enterprises

Dr. Laura J. Spence is Professor of Business Ethics at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK where she is Director of the Centre for Research into Sustainability. Her research focuses on ethics and social responsibility in small and medium sized enterprises. Contact Laura

Remi Trudel, PhD

Topic Editor: Consumerism

Dr. Remi Trudel is an Assistant Professor in marketing at Boston University School of Management. His research focuses on consumer judgment and decision making around social issues. Contact Remi


Marie-France Turcotte, PhD

Topic Editor: Stakeholder

Dr. Marie-France Turcotte is a professor at UQAM and directs the French pole of NBS. Her research focuses on multi-stakeholder initiatives, corporate campaigns and shareholder activism and sustainability standards. Contact Marie-France