The Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at UBC Sauder is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 “Business for Social Good” research grant competition:
First Place ($4,000): Congratulations to Irein Thomas, Psychology Master’s student, and advisor Dr. Kristin Laurin for “‘Say it and then do it’: Improving Institutionalized Land Acknowledgments to Motivate Settlers to Restorative Actions”.
Second Place ($3,000): Congratulations to Gabrielle Voiseux, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources PhD student, and advisor Dr. Sima Sajjadiani for “When Technology Lets Us Down: Exploring Public Narratives After A.I. Failures”.
Third Place ($2,000): Congratulations to Gideon Odionu, Law PhD student, and advisor Dr. Stepan Wood for “Africanization of International Investment Law: Reconciling Sustainable Development, Climate Change Mitigation, and Foreign Investment in the Global South”.
Honourable Mentions ($500): Congratulations to:
- Jiangze Han, Operations and Logistics PhD student, and advisor Dr. Christopher Thomas Ryan for “DEI Operations Against Customers Discrimination on Two-Sided Platforms”;
- Shangwen Yi, Marketing and Behavioural Science PhD student, and advisor Dr. David Hardisty for “One Percent for the Planet: Better Framings to Motivate Charitable Purchases”; and
- Hsuan-Che (Brad) Huang, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources PhD student, and advisor Dr. Michael Daniels for “The Allyship Gap: True or Performative Allyship from Organizational Leaders?”.
The Dhillon Centre’s Business for Social Good Research Grant supports innovative, early-stage graduate student research that examines how business can be a force for social good.