Research seminar: 'Business model innovation for sustainability'

Date Wednesday 24 October 2018
Time 1pm - 2pm
Where MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton
Presenter Professor of Business and Society Céline Louche (Audencia Business School, France)
Admission Cost Free

The New Zealand Institute for Business Research will host a research seminar by Professor Céline Louche (Audencia Business School, France) at Waikato Management School on Wednesday, 24 October, starting at 1pm.

Céline Louche is Professor of Business and Society with responsibility for the corporate social responsibility (CSR) research axis at Audencia Business School, France. Her research examines the interplay between business and society with a specific focus on sustainable and responsible finance.

Prior to becoming an academic, she worked as sustainability analyst for responsible investment at Triodos Bank in The Netherlands.

Professor Louche will discuss the findings of a recent co-authored paper, 'Business Model Innovation for Sustainability: A Translation Perspective', looking at how organisations adopt new  business models for sustainability, from idea to implementation.

The paper involves a case study of a utility company in Sweden that developed a new business model for solar energy.

Professor Louche serves on a number of professional organisations, including Ethibel and Portfolio 21. She also sits on academic committees and editorial boards including Business & Society, M@n@gement and the Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment.

She has published in journals such as Human Relations, Business and Society, the Journal of Business Ethics, Organization & Environment, and World Development.