Supriya Singh

Fachbereich Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
Lehrstuhl für Corporate Sustainability Management

Raum: Raum 1.033
Findelgasse 7
90402 Nürnberg

Supriya Singh has spent the last 16 years at the confluence of business, civil society and academia. She was the Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Tata Communications, which is a part of the Tata Group one of the 100 most valuable brands in the world. She specializes in CSR strategy, large-scale sustainability programs through multi-stakeholder partnerships and deploying digital technology especially for the advancement of young girls and women. Prior to joining Tata Communications, Supriya worked with organisations like The Energy and Resources Institute, Going to School, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies as well as consulted for UN agencies. She is an alumni of Sir Robert Swan’s 2041 International Antarctic Expedition. Supriya holds MPhil and MA degrees in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and a Diploma in Sustainable Business Management from the Swedish Institute. Supriya is currently on an academic sojourn and is part of the International Doctorate Programme in Business and Human Rights. She will be working at the Chair for Sustainability Management under the supervision of Prof. Markus Beckmann.

Her research focuses on understanding learning in cross-sector, multi-stakeholder sustainability-oriented partnerships that involve businesses and non-business actors. The objective is to examine the multi-level influence of learning within long-term partnerships, especially on the individuals (corporate managers) and organizations (companies) that are engaged in it. The research positions itself in the area of Corporate Sustainability and is aimed to appeal especially to practitioners in the field.