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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Dr Rory Sullivan is the Co-Founder and Director of Chronos Sustainability, which focuses on delivering transformative, systemic change in the social and environmental performance of key industry sectors. He is also Expert Advisor to the Transition Pathway Initiative, Expert Advisor to the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare, Senior Advisor to the Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century Project (PRI, UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation) and Strategic Advisor to Insight Investment.



Dr Sullivan is an internationally recognised expert on climate change, human rights and investment. He has over twenty-five years’ experience in the public and private sectors on these issues, including over ten years in investment management. He has advised a range of organisations – including DfiD, UNEP FI, the World Economic Forum, UNDP, the Principles for Responsible Investment, the Transition Pathway Initiative, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change and other international investor climate change networks, national governments – on the design and implementation of policies and strategies on these and related issues.

Dr Sullivan is the author/editor of eight books and of many papers and articles on responsible investment and climate change. His publications include Rory Sullivan (2011), Valuing Corporate Responsibility: How Do Investors Really Use Corporate Responsibility Information? (Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield), Rory Sullivan (2008), Corporate Responses to Climate Change (Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield), Rory Sullivan and Craig Mackenzie, C. (eds.) (2006), Responsible Investment (Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield) and Rory Sullivan (ed.) (2003), Business and Human Rights: Dilemmas and Solutions (Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield).

Dr Rory  Sullivan
Co-Founder and Director of Chronos Sustainability