Hamish van der Ven
University of Toronto
My Interest in Business Ethics
Academic - PhD Student ; Private Sector - Consultant ; Voluntary Sector / NGO
Areas of Interest
Climate Change ; Consumer Issues - Ethical Consumption ; Corporate Citizenship ; Corporate Governance ; Corporate Governance - Self-Regulation ; Corporate Governance - Transparency ; Corporate Social Responsibility ; Environment & Business ; Sustainability
Me in Brief
Hamish is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on changing patterns of authority in global governance, with a particular focus on environmental governance. His dissertation investigates in the correlates of effectiveness in transnational eco-labeling initiatives.
Hamish also researches and writes on corporate social responsibility and business ethics. Past and current projects have focused on what motivates corporations to adopt ambitious environmental commitments.
Before returning to academia, Hamish worked for the Government of British Columbia and for the non-profit Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR). He holds an MA and BA from the University of British Columbia.