Dr Carol Bond has a growing research profile, working on the business case for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in large footprint industries. Carol focuses on industry--community engagement featuring collaborative 'project design and delivery' in rural Australia. Carol intentionally works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to develop success strategies for rural and regional businesses. In addition to Australia, Carol is currently researchinga leading CSR practice in Peru, India, and Viet Nam. She is actively engaged with the Degrowth (A-growth) agenda.
Carol was recently awarded funding for a prestigious Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) project from the Australian Ministry of Science, Jobs, and Innovation . Her three-phase research project within the Future Fuels CRC will unfold over seven years. It highlights the creation of a knowledge-sharing platform for industry and communities to communicate relevant information in a trustworthy and durable way to enhance Australia’s energy future.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Corporate Social Responsibility
Business & Peacebuilding
Aboriginal Wisdom for Contemporary Businesses