Sustainability is a topic of research and scholarship across all business disciplines at Georgetown McDonough. Our faculty explore the business of sustainability through many lenses, from operations to finance to marketing and management. The result is thought leadership that holistically propels business toward a sustainable future.


Reena Aggarwal

Sustainability and Firm Value, Role of Institutional Investors, Regulatory Disclosure, Sustainability Ratings

Reena Agarrawal Profile

Vishal Agrawal

Sustainable operations and supply chains, sustainable business models, circular economy, renewable energy, sustainable new product development, consumer behavior

Vishal Agrawal Profile

Volodymyr Babich

Operations of electricity markets, sustainable energy generation, technology solutions for sustainable sourcing and resources, financing of sustainable solutions.

Volodymyr Babich Profile

Jennie Bai

Sustainable investing, ESG

Jennie Bai Profile

Heather Berry

Global Strategy, Global Innovation, and Global Sourcing

Heather Berry Profile

Shiliang Cui

Sustainable new product development, sustainable transportation and services

Shiliang Cui Profile

Francesco D’Acunto

Sustainable lending, Fair access to capital, Underrepresented minority entrepreneurship, Sources of wealth inequality

Francesco D’Acunto Profile

Gerry George

Purpose-driven firms, Social inclusion and innovation, Sustainable business models, Digital sustainability

Gerry George Profile

Rebecca Hamilton

Consumer attitudes, Nudges and persuasion, Consumer decision making, Consumer responses to scarcity

Rebecca Hamilton Profile

Amrita Kundu

Data analytics for sustainability, sustainable business models, sustainable development, emerging markets, entrepreneurship and community engagement

Amrita Kundu Profile

Ho-Yin Mak

Sustainable mobility, electric vehicles, smart cities, sustainability in supply chains, data science for sustainability

Ho-Yin Mak Profile

Seyoung Park

Corporate Disclosure, Financial Accounting, ESG

Seyoung Park Profile

Pietra Rivoli

Global value chains and trade policy, gender and labor issues

Pietra Rivoli Profile

Wei Tang

Data analytics, returns from ESG and sustainability

Wei Tang Profile

Sezer Ülkü

New product development, sustainable business models, circular economy, consumer behavior

Sezer Ülkü Profile

Şafak Yücel

Sustainable Operations, Renewable Energy, Electric Vehicles, Business Model Innovation for Sustainability

Şafak Yücel Profile