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Stephanie Bertels

Associate Professor/Director, Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability

Beedle School of Business at SFU

Class of 2006



Stephanie is the Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability and an Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business. She studies how organizations make the transition towards sustainability by undertaking practitioner informed research on sustainable operations, embedding sustainability and sustainable innovation.

Stephanie founded and leads the Embedding Project (www.embeddingproject.org), a collaborative initiative between researchers and practitioners working to embed sustainability. She brings together companies from across industries and around the world, helping them learn from one another and to understand their own sustainability journeys. Stephanie actively works with over three dozen large global firms. She has developed an online knowledge portal featuring a curated selection of the most relevant tools and resources – including practical guides and worksheets developed through her own research – to help corporate sustainability change agents more effectively embed sustainability into their organizations.