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Professor Rodney Irwin

Honorary Teaching Fellow

The Management School

LA1 4YX

Lancaster

Career Details

Rodney Irwin is the Managing Director of Redefining Value and Education at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Geneva.  Redefining Value is a cross-cutting program of projects designed to advance the measurement and valuation of social and natural capital and to take sustainable development into the mainstream reporting of an organization.  He is the link between WBCSD members and standard / regulation setters and his team are leading projects in risk management, integrated and mandatory reporting.  In addition Rodney is the course director of the WBCSD Leadership Program and is a guest lecturer at Yale University and an Honorary Teaching Fellow at Lancaster University Management School.

Rodney holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, a Master’s degree in management and a Doctorate where he researched comparative corporate governance and its interrelationship with ethical decision making and reporting at ISM Paris.  He has also completed the Masters in Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University as a member of the inaugural cohort.  Professionally Rodney is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, and holds several other professional qualifications. Rodney is a Board Member of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board and is a member of the Council of the IIRC.

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