Tima Bansal



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Personal profile


Tima Bansal is a Professor of Management at Monash Business School.
She is also Professor of Strategy and Sustainability at the Ivey Business School, Western University (London, Canada).

Tima has received significant accolades for her scholarship in
business sustainability, including honorary doctorates from the Universities of Hamburg and Montreal, and fellowship in the Royal Sociey of Canada and the Academy of Management. 

Tima previously held positions as a Deputy Editor (2016-19) and Associate Editor (2010-13) at the Academy of Management Journal and sat on 10 other editorial review  boaards. She has published in her discipline's top journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal.

She is deeply interested in bridging research and practice.  To that end, she founded the Network for Business Sustainability in 2003 and Innovation North in 2019. Since 1999, she has raised over
$10M in government grants and $2M in corporate funding for
sustainability-related research.

She is currently the Vice Chair of the board of UN PRME and is a Representative at Large on the Academy of Management Board of Governors.  

Research interests

Tima's 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

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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