Professor Eva Collins

NZIBR Director

Qualifications: BS (Hons) Portland State, MA Essex, PhD George Washington

A former Washington lobbyist, Eva has a long-standing interest in sustainability and works with the IBR’s Sustainability Research Group. Her research interests include sustainability policy and management, strategic environmental management and business government strategy. She is a collaborator in a longitudinal study of sustainability practices of New Zealand businesses, and has contributed to a series of case studies of sustainable businesses that have drawn international attention.

Recent Publications

  • Luthra, S., Sharma, M., Kumar, A., Joshi, S., Collins, E., & Mangla, S. (2022). Overcoming barriers to cross-sector collaboration in circular supply chain management: a multi-method approach. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 157, 102582. doi:10.1016/j.tre.2021.102582

  • Kariyapperuma, N., & Collins, E. (2021). Family logics and environmental sustainability: A study of the New Zealand wine industry. Business Strategy and the Environment, online, 25 pages. doi:10.1002/bse.2823

  • Pavlovich, K., Bowden, S., Simnadis, T., Connolly, H., Collins, E., & Gibb, J. (2020). Allbirds: Sustainable innovation disrupting the casual shoe industry. SAGE Business Cases, online, 11 pages. doi:10.4135/9781529713206

  • Tregidga, H., Kearins, K., & Collins, E. (2019). Towards transparency? Analysing the sustainability governance practices of ethical certification. Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, 39(1), 44-69. doi:10.1080/0969160X.2019.1568276

  • Starik, M., Kanashiro, P., & Collins, E. (2017). Sustainability management textbooks: Potentially necessary, but probably not sufficient. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 16(3), 503-505. doi:10.5465/amle.2017.0188

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