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Jane Lister
Senior Research Fellow, CSR & Global Environmental Governance
Office: Liu Institute for Global Issues, Room 312
Office Phone: (604) 822-8061
Email: jane.lister@ubc.ca
Fax: (604) 822-6966
Jane Lister is a Senior Research Fellow at the Liu Institute for Global Issues. Her research focuses on corporate social responsibility, environmental policy, and resource management issues. She has a particular interest in the global environmental implications of new modes of transnational private regulation such as eco-certification and retail supply chain 'greening'. She has taught courses in corporate social responsibility at the Sauder School of Business and guest lectures in political science, law and forestry. She is the author of three books and several peer-reviewed journal articles and is an active member of the Liu Institute CSR Network. Most recently, she was visiting associate professor in the Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics at the Copenhagen Business School.

Jane currently holds a SSHRC partnership development grant with Peter Klein, Director of the UBC Graduate School of Journalism investigating the governance of illegal timber in retail supply chains. She is also principal academic investigator on a project  initiated with support of the Nippon Foundation evaluating the global policy implications of  CSR in the international shipping sector.

She has a doctorate in resource management (UBC), an MBA in corporate strategy (Sauder), and an honours BA in economics and environmental studies (Trinity College, Toronto).

Jane's professional background includes over 15 years applied experience  in the sustainability governance field in both the public and private sectors.  Prior to her doctoral studies, she was a sustainability auditor and consultant with the Global Risk Management practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and  an environmental policy analyst with the Ontario provincial government. She currently sits on the Chemistry Industry of Canada's Responsible Care National Advisory Panel.

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Jane Lister
Jane Lister, co-author (with Peter Dauvergne) of "Eco-Business: A Big-Brand Takeover of Sustainability", speaks to Radio New Zealand about whether the recent corporate embrace of 'sustainability' is making any environmental impact on the earth.
19 June 2013
 
Peter Dauvergne, Jane Lister
An excerpt from Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister's book, Eco-Business, is published in The World Financial Review.
29 May 2013
Peter Dauvergne, Jane Lister
A new book by Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister.
1 April 2013
 
Jane Lister, Peter Dauvergne
Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister published a new open access article on the e-IR website for International Relations scholars on the corporatization of sustainability.
17 January 2013
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