Carleton Centre for Community Innovation
My Interest in Business Ethics
Academic - Faculty/Staff
Areas of Interest
Development ; Economic ; Economic - Social ; Indigenous People ; Resource Extraction ; SRI/Responsible Investment
Me in Brief
Dr. Hebb's research focuses on the financial and extra-financial impact of pension fund investment in Canada and internationally. The Carleton Centre for Community Innovation is a leading knowledge producer on Financing for Civil Society.
Dr. Hebb is also a senior research associate at the Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard University and the Oxford University Centre for the Environment. She is researching the role of US public sector pension funds and urban revitalization as lead investigator on a three-year Rockefeller and Ford Foundation grant. Her doctoral work at Oxford University examined the impact of pension fund corporate engagement on the corporate governance, social and environmental standards of firm behaviour. She was a Clarendon Scholar at Oxford University and was awarded the prestigious William E. Taylor Fellowship (2003) from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Government of Canada.
Dr. Hebb is also a recipient of the York University Schulich School of Business National Research in Financial Services and Public Policy Scholarship (Canada). Dr. Hebb's primary interest is in how institutional investors generally and Pension funds specifically, can use their influence with corporate owners to raise the standards of the firms they invest in including their ethical, CSR and transparency business practices.