Business Sustainability Initiative: Building Resilience and Adapting to Change

Business Sustainability Initiative: Building Resilience and Adapting to Change

This sustainability centre is part of NBS's Sustainability Centres Community, representing business schools from around the world. Find out more.

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Business Sustainability Initiative: Building Resilience and Adapting to Change

Brisbane, Australia

UQ Business School
University of Queensland

Mission

To deliver high quality, impactful, ground-breaking research and provide thought leadership and practical solutions for a climate-changed and resource-constrained future.

Main Activities

A diverse spectrum of industry, government and academic projects underpin the Business Sustainability Initiative from a cross section of disciplines. Research within the Business Sustainability Initiative concentrates on adapting business ecosystems and developing organizational sustainability by investigating the utilization of natural resources, processes and strategies for decarbonization, adapting to climactic and social impacts, sustainability in capital markets and entrepreneurship. 

BSI researchers conduct academic, as well as industry-funded research. We also host several events per year that are designed to assist collaboration between academia and industry. 

In teaching we provide the Master of Business - Organizational Sustainability Field of Study.

Organizational Structure

The Business Sustainability Initiative is an interdisciplinary team within the UQ Business School. It comprises 18 researchers who specialise in sustainability. Researchers are drawn from accounting, finance, international business, management, strategy & entrepreneurship and tourism disciplines.

Contact

Jacquelyn Humphrey
Associate Professor

j.humphrey@business.uq.edu.au

Dr. Belinda Wade

b.wade@business.uq.edu.au

https://www.business.uq.edu.au/business-sustainability-initiative