Robert Strand

Executive Director, Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business
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Dr. Robert Strand is the Executive Director of the Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business and a faculty member of the Berkeley-Haas School of Business.  He is also Assistant Professor of Leadership & Sustainability with the Copenhagen Business School.   His research and teaching focuses on sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR), strategic management, and leadership. He is a frequent contributor to popular and academic venues including the Financial Times and the Journal of Business Ethics.

Robert completed a Ph.D. from the Copenhagen Business School in corporate social responsibility (CSR), an MBA from the University of Minnesota in international business completed at HEC-Paris, and a B.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin. He was a U.S. Fulbright scholar to Norway during which time he explored sustainability and CSR across Scandinavia. Robert has developed a wide array of on campus and study abroad sustainability educational programs at the undergraduate, MBA, Ph.D., professorial, and executive levels. Prior to joining academia, Robert had a decade of industry experience with IBM and Boston Scientific in roles ranging from manufacturing engineer, supply chain engineer, marketing, strategy, and investor relations.

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Academic Background 

PhD, Doctoral School of Organization & Management Studies, Copenhagen Business School

MBA, International Business, University of Minnesota

BS, Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin

Publications & Media

Papers & Articles 

The Business of Doing Good

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Awards & Honors 
  • Nykredit CSR Research Talent Award, 2013
  • Society for Business Ethics Founders’ Award, 2012
  • Next Generation Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Scholar Award, 2010
  • Bush Leadership Fellow & Award, Archibald Bush Foundation, 2009-10
  • Society for Business Ethics Emerging Scholar Award, 2008
  • Net Impact Distinguished Member Award, 2008
  • U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Norway, 2005-06
Academic Background 

PhD, Doctoral School of Organization & Management Studies, Copenhagen Business School

MBA, International Business, University of Minnesota

BS, Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin

Publications & Media

Papers & Articles 

The Business of Doing Good

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VIEW MORE