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Jonatan Pinkse

Professor Jonatan Pinkse

Research Director, Centre for Sustainable Business

  • Professor of Sustainable Business

Research interests

  • Environment
  • Business

Biography

Jonatan Pinkse is Professor of Sustainable Business and the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Business at King's Business School.

His passion is sustainability, strategy, and innovation. He is a regular speaker on topics related to strategy and innovation for net-zero and sustainability, business model innovation for disruption, the green transition, cross-sector partnerships, and digital platforms.

In his research, Jonatan analyses how firms make strategic decisions to create a sustainable economy and deal with tensions between issues and actors. He investigates opportunities and barriers for firms to adopt disruptive and sustainable technologies from cognitive, organizational, and institutional perspectives.

Jonatan has authored more than 60 scholarly and practitioner articles in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Research Policy, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, California Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.

In 2020, he was included in the prestigious Highly Cited Researcher list, and in 2023, in the Stanford University list of the top 2 per cent of the world's scientists. Before moving to London, he held positions at the University of Manchester, Universiteit van Amsterdam, and Grenoble Ecole de Management.

He is deputy editor for the journal Organization & Environment and has edited numerous special issues. He is theme lead of Social, environmental & technological transitions of the ESRC-funded The Productivity Institute.

Research

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Centre for Sustainable Business

Business, society and environment in the pursuit of a sustainable future

News

King's Business School launches new Centre for Sustainable Business

Leading voices on sustainable business give their views

Five speakers sit in front of an audience at the launch of the Centre for Sustainable Business

Research Director appointed for King's Business School's new Centre for Sustainable Business

Centre will provide businesses with practical solutions to transition to more sustainable practices

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Events

21MarSustainable future

Centre for Sustainable Business Launch

Join us for the launch of our new Centre and find out about our strategic vision, upcoming projects and meet key meet key staff members.

Please note: this event has passed.

08FebClimate finance group qcgbf

Climate Finance Workshop - 8 February 2024

In-person workshop on Climate Finance - open to all.

Please note: this event has passed.

25JanEFS2

Education for Sustainability: College-wide Challenges

This introductory session will serve as a platform to address broad questions regarding teaching, evaluation, and challenges in sustainability education.

Please note: this event has passed.

21FebSustainable Synergies

Sustainable Synergies: Uniting King’s expertise for impactful grant ventures

“Sustainable Synergies” is a workshop series designed to harness and unite the diverse expertise within King’s College London, fostering a collaborative...

Please note: this event has passed.

Research

CSB Banner
Centre for Sustainable Business

Business, society and environment in the pursuit of a sustainable future

News

King's Business School launches new Centre for Sustainable Business

Leading voices on sustainable business give their views

Five speakers sit in front of an audience at the launch of the Centre for Sustainable Business

Research Director appointed for King's Business School's new Centre for Sustainable Business

Centre will provide businesses with practical solutions to transition to more sustainable practices

JonatanPinkse

Events

21MarSustainable future

Centre for Sustainable Business Launch

Join us for the launch of our new Centre and find out about our strategic vision, upcoming projects and meet key meet key staff members.

Please note: this event has passed.

08FebClimate finance group qcgbf

Climate Finance Workshop - 8 February 2024

In-person workshop on Climate Finance - open to all.

Please note: this event has passed.

25JanEFS2

Education for Sustainability: College-wide Challenges

This introductory session will serve as a platform to address broad questions regarding teaching, evaluation, and challenges in sustainability education.

Please note: this event has passed.

21FebSustainable Synergies

Sustainable Synergies: Uniting King’s expertise for impactful grant ventures

“Sustainable Synergies” is a workshop series designed to harness and unite the diverse expertise within King’s College London, fostering a collaborative...

Please note: this event has passed.