Caroline Flammer is an Associate Professor and Dean’s Research Scholar at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. Her research interests are in competitive strategy at the intersection of corporate governance, impact investing, corporate social responsibility, climate change, and innovation. In particular, her research examines how, and under which conditions, firms can enhance their competitiveness and long-term profitability while strengthening — instead of undermining — the very system in which they operate and hereby play a critical role in addressing climate change, inequality, global health, and other grand challenges related to society and the natural environment. Caroline has published in leading academic journals (such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, and the Strategic Management Journal) and is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards. She serves as Associate Editor for the Strategic Management Journal, as Associate Editor for Management Science's special issue on Business and Climate Change, and is on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal. Caroline also serves as Chair of the Academic Advisory Committee of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the largest network of responsible investors to date. At Boston University, she serves as the Academic Director of both the Social Impact MBA program and the university-wide Minor in Sustainable Energy.