Episode 14: Corporate SOcial Responsibility

Greenwashing, or legitimate Corporate Social Responsibility? It can be hard to tell the difference. In this episode, Dr. Hamish van der Ven, Assistant Professor at the School of Environment and Department of Political Science at McGill University helps us understand these two concepts before walking us through two case studies.


Hamish van der Ven
Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Department of Political Science, McGill University

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Ryan M. Katz-Rosene
Assistant Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa 


Peter Andrée
Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University

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Hamish van der Ven

Hamish van der Ven is an Assistant Professor in the School of Environment and the Department of Political Science at McGill University. His research interests include sustainable production, eco-labeling, global environmental politics, transnational governance, international political economy and corporate social responsibility. His book – Beyond Greenwash? Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling – is available from Oxford University Press. Find out more about his research at hamishvanderven.com.