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A/Prof and Deputy Director of Melbourne Climate Futures, The University of Melbourne

Ben Neville is an Associate Professor in the Dept of Management & Marketing in the Faculty of Business & Economics at the University of Melbourne. He is a Deputy Director of Melbourne Climate Futures, the University’s interdisciplinary initiative to accelerate the pathway to a positive climate future. In this role Ben has been centrally involved in the University's Sustainability Plan, including its target of reaching carbon neutrality by 2025. Ben is also the Gourlay Fellow of Business Ethics at Trinity College. He lectures and researches in the areas of sustainable business, corporate social responsibility, ethical consumption and social entrepreneurship.


  • 2006–present
    Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne


  • 2009 
    University of Melbourne , PhD


  • 2014
    Lost in translation: Exploring the ethical consumer intention-behavior gap , Journal of Business Research
  • 2012
    "Norming" and "Conforming": Integrating Cultural and Institutional Explanations for Sustainability Adoption in Business, Journal of Business Ethics
  • 2011
    Convergence Versus Divergence of CSR in Developing Countries: An Embedded Multi-Layered Institutional Lens, Journal of Business Ethics
  • 2011
    Stakeholder Salience Revisited: Refining, Redefining, and Refueling an Underdeveloped Conceptual Tool, Journal of Business Ethics
  • 2010
    Why ethical consumers don't walk their talk: Towards a framework for understanding the gap between the ethical purchase intentions and actual buying behaviour of ethically-minded consumers , Journal of Business Ethics
  • 2006
    Stakeholder Multiplicity: Toward an Understanding of the Interactions between Stakeholders , Journal of Business Ethics
  • 2005
    Corporate reputation, stakeholders and the social performance-financial performance relationship, European Journal of Marketing

Research Areas

  • Corporate Governance And Stakeholder Engagement (150303)