Dr. Tima Bansal
Canada Research Chair in Business Sustainability ,
Ivey Business School
Dr. Bansal is the Canada Research Chair in Business Sustainability at the Ivey Business School at Western University (Ontario). She directs Ivey’s research centre for Building Sustainable Value, and founded and directs the Network for Business Sustainability (nbs.net). Both these organizations aim to strengthen the ties between research and practice. In 2008, she was awarded the Aspen’s Institute title of Faculty Pioneer for Academic Leadership, which was coined as the “Oscars of the Business School world” by the Financial Times. She is the only Canadian to have held this title. In 2011, she was appointed to the inaugural Clean50 with 49 other Canadians for the significant contributions they have made to advance the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism. In 2013, she was awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Business Sustainability for her research contributions to the field. Dr. Sandra Waddock lists Dr. Bansal among the 28 people she calls “intellectual shamans” for their contribution to management thought.